Potsdam Central School District

29 Leroy St
Potsdam, NY 13676-1787
(District boundaries shown in map)
8/
10
Top 30%
For the 2024 school year, there are 3 public schools serving 1,320 students in Potsdam Central School District. This district's average testing ranking is 8/10, which is in the top 30% of public schools in New York.
Public Schools in Potsdam Central School District have an average math proficiency score of 58% (versus the New York public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 58% (versus the 49% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is less than the New York public school average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (NY)
# Schools
3 Schools
4,804 Schools
# Students
1,320 Students
2,526,085 Students
# Teachers
108 Teachers
215,006 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1

District Rank

Potsdam Central School District, which is ranked #229 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 90-94% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School District
State Average (NY)
#237 out of 1020 school districts
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Potsdam Central   School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
57%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Potsdam 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.
57%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Potsdam 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.
90-94%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Potsdam Central   School District and public school graduation rate of NY by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.19
0.72
# American Indian Students
4 Students
18,588 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
45 Students
249,216 Students
% Asian Students
3%
10%
# Hispanic Students
44 Students
726,742 Students
% Hispanic Students
3%
29%
# Black Students
21 Students
408,333 Students
% Black Students
2%
16%
# White Students
1,185 Students
1,036,576 Students
% White Students
90%
41%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
6,065 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
20 Students
80,416 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
88
56,452
# Students in K Grade:
81
173,911
# Students in 1st Grade:
94
175,816
# Students in 2nd Grade:
110
179,820
# Students in 3rd Grade:
96
179,541
# Students in 4th Grade:
80
182,709
# Students in 5th Grade:
94
184,133
# Students in 6th Grade:
67
186,473
# Students in 7th Grade:
113
191,045
# Students in 8th Grade:
95
194,721
# Students in 9th Grade:
128
208,652
# Students in 10th Grade:
98
198,832
# Students in 11th Grade:
73
188,822
# Students in 12th Grade:
95
188,400
# Ungraded Students:
8
36,758

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $26,814 in this school district is less than the state median of $31,092. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $24,307 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 (20-21)
$35 MM
$78,541 MM
This chart display total revenue of Potsdam 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 (20-21)
$32 MM
$80,737 MM
This chart display total spending of Potsdam 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 (20-21)
$26,814
$31,092
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Potsdam 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 (20-21)
$24,307
$31,961
This chart display average spending per public school student in Potsdam 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 Potsdam Central School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Potsdam Senior High School
(Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94% )
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
29 Leroy St
Potsdam, NY 13676
(315) 265-2000
Grades: 8-12
| 395 students
Rank: #22.
Lawrence Avenue Elementary School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
29 Leroy St
Potsdam, NY 13676
(315) 265-2000
Grades: PK-4
| 549 students
Rank: #33.
A A Kingston Middle School
(Math: 43% | Reading: 53%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
29 Leroy St
Potsdam, NY 13676
(315) 265-2000
Grades: 5-8
| 376 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Potsdam Central School District?
Potsdam Central School District manages 3 public schools serving 1,320 students.
What is the rank of Potsdam Central School District?
Potsdam Central School District is ranked #229 out of 1,019 school districts in New York (top 30%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2021-2022 school year.
What is the racial composition of students in Potsdam Central School District?
90% of Potsdam Central School District students are White, 3% of students are Asian, 3% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Black, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Potsdam Central School District?
Potsdam Central School District has a student/teacher ratio of 12:1, which is equal to the New York state average of 12:1.
What is Potsdam Central School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $24,307 is less than the state median of $31,961. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 3 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 1,320 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 10%
  • : 90-94% (Top 30% in NY)
  • : Top 30%
  • : 57% (Top 30%)
  • : 57% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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