Newburgh City School District

124 Grand St
Newburgh, NY 12550-4615
(District boundaries shown in map)
2/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 4 public preschools serving 2,228 students in Newburgh City School District. This district's average pre testing ranking is 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public pre schools in New York.
Public Preschools in Newburgh City School District have an average math proficiency score of 15% (versus the New York public pre school average of 37%), and reading proficiency score of 19% (versus the 41% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the New York public preschool average of 63% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (NY)
# Schools
12 Schools
1,504 Schools
# Students
10,830 Students
655,274 Students
# Teachers
934 Teachers
54,553 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1

District Rank

Newburgh City School District, which is ranked #883 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 77% has decreased from 82% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (NY)
#888 out of 1020 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Newburgh City   School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
29%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Newburgh City   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.
34%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Newburgh City   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.
59%
78%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Newburgh City   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.
77%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Newburgh City   School District and public school graduation rate of NY by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.61
0.74
# American Indian Students
18 Students
6,637 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
228 Students
71,614 Students
% Asian Students
2%
11%
# Hispanic Students
6,191 Students
198,182 Students
% Hispanic Students
57%
30%
# Black Students
2,254 Students
114,936 Students
% Black Students
21%
18%
# White Students
1,653 Students
241,456 Students
% White Students
15%
37%
# Hawaiian Students
10 Students
1,805 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
476 Students
20,632 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
379
56,249
# Students in K Grade:
778
94,653
# Students in 1st Grade:
732
91,142
# Students in 2nd Grade:
748
90,629
# Students in 3rd Grade:
757
84,914
# Students in 4th Grade:
806
85,360
# Students in 5th Grade:
785
81,136
# Students in 6th Grade:
801
24,598
# Students in 7th Grade:
826
14,630
# Students in 8th Grade:
809
14,714
# Students in 9th Grade:
998
2,863
# Students in 10th Grade:
914
2,713
# Students in 11th Grade:
607
2,512
# Students in 12th Grade:
807
2,377
# Ungraded Students:
83
6,784

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $29,579 in this school district is less than the state median of $31,092. The school district revenue/student has grown by 8% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $27,653 is less 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
$320 MM
$78,541 MM
This chart display total revenue of Newburgh City   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
$300 MM
$80,737 MM
This chart display total spending of Newburgh City   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
$29,579
$31,092
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Newburgh City   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
$27,653
$31,961
This chart display average spending per public school student in Newburgh City   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 Newburgh City School District Public Preschools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Gardnertown Leadership Elementary School
(Math: 20% | Reading: 24%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
6 Plattekill Tpke
Newburgh, NY 12550
(845) 568-6400
Grades: PK-5
| 609 students
Rank: #22.
Balmville School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 20-24%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
5144 Rt 9w
Newburgh, NY 12550
(845) 563-8550
Grades: PK-5
| 379 students
Rank: #33.
Horizon-on-the-hudson Magnet School
Magnet School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 15-19%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
137 Montgomery St
Newburgh, NY 12550
(845) 563-3725
Grades: PK-5
| 444 students
Rank: #44.
Gams High Tech Magnet School
(Math: 13% | Reading: 14%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
300 Gidney Ave
Newburgh, NY 12550
(845) 563-8450
Grades: PK-5
| 796 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 12 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 10,830 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 85%
  • : 77% (Btm 50% in NY)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • : 34% (Btm 50%)
  • : 59% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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