New Paltz Central School District

196 Main St
New Paltz, NY 12561-1200
(District boundaries shown in map)
7/
10
Top 50%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Science Proficiency
Highest science proficiency (Top 20%)
Student Attention
Lowest student:teacher ratio (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 3 public elementary schools serving 1,111 students in New Paltz Central School District. This district's average elementary testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public elementary schools in New York.
Public Elementary Schools in New Paltz Central School District have an average math proficiency score of 40% (versus the New York public elementary school average of 41%), and reading proficiency score of 48% (versus the 48% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 28% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the New York public elementary school average of 60% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (NY)
# Schools
4 Schools
3,684 Schools
# Students
1,762 Students
1,759,927 Students
# Teachers
190 Teachers
151,317 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
9:1

District Rank

New Paltz Central School District, which is ranked #425 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 93% has increased from 90-94% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (NY)
#377 out of 1020 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of New Paltz Central   School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
53%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of New Paltz 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.
49%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New Paltz 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.
91%
78%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of New Paltz 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.
93%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of New Paltz Central   School District and public school graduation rate of NY by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.44
0.72
# American Indian Students
2 Students
13,510 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
46 Students
172,217 Students
% Asian Students
3%
10%
# Hispanic Students
255 Students
516,527 Students
% Hispanic Students
15%
29%
# Black Students
70 Students
293,377 Students
% Black Students
4%
17%
# White Students
1,291 Students
701,079 Students
% White Students
73%
40%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
4,063 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
94 Students
59,143 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
54,907
# Students in K Grade:
91
172,061
# Students in 1st Grade:
101
175,816
# Students in 2nd Grade:
127
179,820
# Students in 3rd Grade:
99
179,541
# Students in 4th Grade:
125
182,709
# Students in 5th Grade:
127
184,133
# Students in 6th Grade:
144
186,473
# Students in 7th Grade:
141
164,449
# Students in 8th Grade:
155
164,890
# Students in 9th Grade:
152
23,919
# Students in 10th Grade:
191
22,793
# Students in 11th Grade:
162
20,701
# Students in 12th Grade:
143
20,324
# Ungraded Students:
4
27,391

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $36,805 is higher than the state median of $31,092. The school district revenue/student has grown by 16% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $36,042 is higher than the state median of $31,961. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (NY)
Total Revenue
$65 MM
$78,541 MM
This chart display total revenue of New Paltz 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
$64 MM
$80,737 MM
This chart display total spending of New Paltz 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
$36,805
$31,092
This chart display average revenue per public school student in New Paltz 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
$36,042
$31,961
This chart display average spending per public school student in New Paltz 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 New Paltz Central School District Public Elementary Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Lenape Elementary School
(Math: 43% | Reading: 51%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1 Eugene L Brown Dr
New Paltz, NY 12561
(845) 256-4300
Grades: 3-5
| 351 students
Rank: #22.
New Paltz Middle School
(Math: 36% | Reading: 45%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
196 Main St
New Paltz, NY 12561
(845) 256-4200
Grades: 6-8
| 441 students
Rank: n/an/a
Duzine School
31 Sunset Ridge
New Paltz, NY 12561
(845) 256-4350
Grades: K-2
| 319 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 4 schools
  • Grades: KG-12
  • Enrollment: 1,762 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 27%
  • : 93% (Top 30% in NY)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 53% (Top 50%)
  • : 49% (Top 50%)
  • : 91% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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