Horseheads Central School District

143 Hibbard Rd
Horseheads, NY 14845-2398
(District boundaries shown in map)
6/
10
Top 50%

Top Rankings

Horseheads Central School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in New York for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 7 public schools serving 3,736 students in Horseheads Central School District. This district's average testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in New York.
Public Schools in Horseheads Central School District have an average math proficiency score of 50% (versus the New York public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 44% (versus the 49% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the New York public school average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (NY)
# Schools
7 Schools
4,804 Schools
# Students
3,736 Students
2,526,085 Students
# Teachers
290 Teachers
215,006 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1

District Rank

Horseheads Central School District, which is ranked #494 of all 1,019 school districts in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2021-2022 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 88% has increased from 84% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (NY)
#508 out of 1020 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Horseheads Central   School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
49%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Horseheads Central   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of NY by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
43%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Horseheads Central   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of NY by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
86%
78%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Horseheads Central   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of NY by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
88%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Horseheads Central   School District and public school graduation rate of NY by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.25
0.72
# American Indian Students
3 Students
18,588 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
118 Students
249,216 Students
% Asian Students
3%
10%
# Hispanic Students
145 Students
726,742 Students
% Hispanic Students
4%
29%
# Black Students
62 Students
408,333 Students
% Black Students
2%
16%
# White Students
3,219 Students
1,036,576 Students
% White Students
86%
41%
# Hawaiian Students
2 Students
6,065 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
185 Students
80,416 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
162
56,452
# Students in K Grade:
265
173,911
# Students in 1st Grade:
256
175,816
# Students in 2nd Grade:
238
179,820
# Students in 3rd Grade:
279
179,541
# Students in 4th Grade:
278
182,709
# Students in 5th Grade:
251
184,133
# Students in 6th Grade:
256
186,473
# Students in 7th Grade:
293
191,045
# Students in 8th Grade:
280
194,721
# Students in 9th Grade:
313
208,652
# Students in 10th Grade:
251
198,832
# Students in 11th Grade:
296
188,822
# Students in 12th Grade:
312
188,400
# Ungraded Students:
6
36,758

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $23,008 in this school district is less than the state median of $31,092. The school district revenue/student has grown by 13% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $28,567 is less than the state median of $31,961. The school district spending/student has grown by 15% over four school years.
This School District
This State (NY)
Total Revenue
$86 MM
$78,541 MM
This chart display total revenue of Horseheads Central   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in NY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending
$107 MM
$80,737 MM
This chart display total spending of Horseheads Central   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in NY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$23,008
$31,092
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Horseheads Central   School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in NY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student
$28,567
$31,961
This chart display average spending per public school student in Horseheads Central   School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in NY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Horseheads Central School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Horseheads Senior High School
(Math: 97% | Reading: 80-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
401 Fletcher St
Horseheads, NY 14845
(607) 739-5601
Grades: 9-12
| 1,172 students
Rank: #22.
Gardner Road Elementary School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
541 Gardner Rd
Horseheads, NY 14845
(607) 739-6347
Grades: PK-4
| 457 students
Rank: #33.
Big Flats School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
543 Maple St
Big Flats, NY 14814
(607) 739-6373
Grades: PK-4
| 358 students
Rank: #44.
Horseheads Intermediate School
(Math: 41% | Reading: 45%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
952 Sing Sing Rd
Horseheads, NY 14845
(607) 739-6366
Grades: 5-6
| 508 students
Rank: #55.
Horseheads Middle School
(Math: 38% | Reading: 45%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
950 Sing Sing Rd
Horseheads, NY 14845
(607) 739-6356
Grades: 7-8
| 576 students
Rank: #66.
Center Street School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
812 Center St
Horseheads, NY 14845
(607) 739-5601
Grades: PK-4
| 307 students
Rank: #77.
Ridge Road School
(Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
112 Ridge Rd
Horseheads, NY 14845
(607) 739-6351
Grades: PK-5
| 358 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Horseheads Central School District?
Horseheads Central School District manages 7 public schools serving 3,736 students.
What is the rank of Horseheads Central School District?
Horseheads Central School District is ranked #494 out of 1,019 school districts in New York (top 50%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2021-2022 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of New York school districts for: Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Horseheads Central School District?
86% of Horseheads Central School District students are White, 5% of students are Two or more races, 4% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Asian, and 2% of students are Black.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Horseheads Central School District?
Horseheads Central School District has a student/teacher ratio of 13:1, which is higher than the New York state average of 12:1.
What is Horseheads Central School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $28,567 is less than the state median of $31,961. The school district spending/student has grown by 15% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 7 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 3,736 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 14%
  • : 88% (Btm 50% in NY)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 49% (Top 50%)
  • : 43% (Btm 50%)
  • : 86% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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