Rochester City School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 47 public schools serving 24,376 students in Rochester City School District. This district's average testing ranking is 1/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in New York.
Public Schools in Rochester City School District have an average math proficiency score of 21% (versus the New York public school average of 55%), and reading proficiency score of 22% (versus the 54% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Rochester City School District are East Upper High School, Rochester Early College International High School and Joseph C Wilson Magnet High School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Rochester City School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in New York.
Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the New York public school average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Rochester 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%)

Overview

School District Name
Rochester City School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
This State (NY)
# Schools
47 Schools
4,806 Schools
# Students
24,376 Students
2,575,381 Students
# Teachers
2,134 Teachers
213,609 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
11:1

District Rank

Rochester City School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 780 school districts in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 59% has increased from 49% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (NY)
Overall District Rank
#779 out of 785 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Rochester City   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
21%
54%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Rochester 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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
22%
52%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Rochester 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 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
59%
83%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Rochester City   School District and public school graduation rate of NY by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.60
0.72
# American Indian Students
39 Students
18,746 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
714 Students
253,508 Students
% Asian Students
3%
10%
# Hispanic Students
8,022 Students
731,442 Students
% Hispanic Students
33%
28%
# Black Students
13,007 Students
423,333 Students
% Black Students
53%
17%
# White Students
2,217 Students
1,065,287 Students
% White Students
9%
41%
# Hawaiian Students
15 Students
6,387 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
362 Students
76,678 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
1,005
46,190
# Students in K Grade:
1,350
171,965
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,740
184,546
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,824
184,125
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,742
186,373
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,878
187,386
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,801
190,311
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,895
193,844
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,933
196,637
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,843
199,503
# Students in 9th Grade:
2,456
207,402
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,802
204,814
# Students in 11th Grade:
1,360
192,105
# Students in 12th Grade:
1,441
191,684
# Ungraded Students:
306
38,496

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $37,198 in this school district is less than the state median of $39,038. The school district revenue/student has grown by 12% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $42,588 is higher than the state median of $39,435. The school district spending/student has grown by 12% over four school years.
This School District
This State (NY)
Total Revenue (19-20)
$907 MM
$34 MM
This chart display total revenue of Rochester City   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in NY by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Spending (19-20)
$1,038 MM
$34 MM
This chart display total spending of Rochester City   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in NY by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$37,198
$39,038
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Rochester City   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in NY by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Spending / Student
$42,588
$39,435
This chart display average spending per public school student in Rochester City   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in NY by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Best Rochester City School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
East Upper High School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1801 E Main St
Rochester, NY 14609
(585) 288-3130
Grades: 9-12
| 711 students
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Rochester Early College International High School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
200 Genesee St
Rochester, NY 14611
(585) 324-9010
Grades: 9-12
| 348 students
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
Joseph C Wilson Magnet High School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
501 Genesee St
Rochester, NY 14611
(585) 328-3440
Grades: 9-12
| 729 students
Rank: #3 - 43. - 4.
Northeast College Preparatory High School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
90 Fernwood Pk
Rochester, NY 14609
(585) 324-9273
Grades: 9-12
| 593 students
Rank: #55.
Edison Career And Technology High School
Vocational School
Math: 66% | Reading: 68%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
655 Colfax St
Rochester, NY 14606
(585) 324-9760
Grades: 9-12
| 1,500 students
Rank: #66.
School Without Walls
Math: <50% | Reading: 80-89%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
480 Broadway
Rochester, NY 14607
(585) 546-6732
Grades: 9-12
| 262 students
Rank: #77.
School 58-world Of Inquiry School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 50-54%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
200 University Ave
Rochester, NY 14605
(585) 325-6170
Grades: PK-12
| 1,004 students
Rank: #88.
School Of The Arts
Math: 48% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
45 Prince St
Rochester, NY 14607
(585) 242-7682
Grades: 7-12
| 1,109 students
Rank: #99.
School 52-frank Fowler Dow
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
100 Farmington Rd
Rochester, NY 14609
(585) 482-9614
Grades: PK-6
| 315 students
Rank: #1010.
School 4-george Mather Forbes
Magnet School
Math: 31% | Reading: 35%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
198 Dr Samuel Mccree Way
Rochester, NY 14611
(585) 235-7848
Grades: PK-6
| 340 students
Rank: #1111.
School 23-francis Parker
Math: 25-29% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
170 Barrington St
Rochester, NY 14607
(585) 473-5099
Grades: PK-6
| 304 students
Rank: #1212.
James Monroe Upper School
Math: 30% | Reading: 30%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
164 Alexander St
Rochester, NY 14607
(585) 232-1530
Grades: 8-12
| 628 students
Rank: #1313.
School 46-charles Carroll
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
250 Newcastle Rd
Rochester, NY 14610
(585) 288-8008
Grades: PK-6
| 278 students
Rank: #1414.
Leadership Academy For Young Men
Math: 26% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
4115 Lake Ave
Rochester, NY 14612
(585) 324-7760
Grades: 7-12
| 554 students
Rank: #1515.
School 15-children's School Of Rochester
Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
85 Hillside Ave
Rochester, NY 14610
(585) 262-8830
Grades: PK-6
| 353 students
Rank: #1616.
School 53 Montessori Academy
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 20-24%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
625 Scio St
Rochester, NY 14605
(585) 325-0935
Grades: PK-6
| 284 students
Rank: #1717.
School 33-audubon
Math: 21% | Reading: 16%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
500 Webster Ave
Rochester, NY 14609
(585) 482-9290
Grades: PK-6
| 1,042 students
Rank: #18 - 1918. - 19.
School 25-nathaniel Hawthorne
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
625 Scio St
Rochester, NY 14605
(585) 288-3654
Grades: PK-6
| 336 students
Rank: #18 - 1918. - 19.
School 42-abelard Reynolds
Math: 17% | Reading: 17%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
3330 Lake Ave
Rochester, NY 14612
(585) 663-4330
Grades: PK-6
| 490 students
Rank: #2020.
School 7-virgil Grissom
Math: 21% | Reading: 14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
31 Bryan St
Rochester, NY 14613
(585) 254-3110
Grades: PK-6
| 488 students
Rank: #2121.
School 28-henry Hudson
Math: 15% | Reading: 19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
450 Humboldt St
Rochester, NY 14610
(585) 482-4836
Grades: K-8
| 638 students
Rank: #2222.
School 34-dr Louis A Cerulli
Math: 11% | Reading: 19%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
530 Lexington Ave
Rochester, NY 14613
(585) 458-3210
Grades: PK-6
| 492 students
Rank: #2323.
School 2-clara Barton
Math: 15-19% | Reading: 6-9%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
190 Reynolds St
Rochester, NY 14608
(585) 235-2820
Grades: PK-6
| 307 students
Rank: #2424.
School 9-dr Martin Luther King Jr
Math: 16% | Reading: 12%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
485 Clinton Ave N
Rochester, NY 14605
(585) 325-7828
Grades: PK-6
| 649 students
Rank: #2525.
School 45-mary Mcleod Bethune
Math: 11% | Reading: 17%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1445 Clifford Ave
Rochester, NY 14621
(585) 325-6945
Grades: PK-8
| 619 students
Rank: #2626.
Dr Walter Cooper Academy
Math: 13% | Reading: 16%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
353 Congress Ave
Rochester, NY 14614
(585) 324-2010
Grades: PK-6
| 388 students
Rank: #2727.
School 50-helen Barrett Montgomery
Math: 13% | Reading: 13%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
301 Seneca Ave
Rochester, NY 14621
(585) 266-0331
Grades: PK-8
| 670 students
Rank: #2828.
Anna Murray-douglass Academy
Math: 12% | Reading: 14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
999 South Ave
Rochester, NY 14620
(585) 461-3280
Grades: PK-8
| 740 students
Rank: #29 - 3029. - 30.
Rise Community School
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
279 W Ridge Rd
Rochester, NY 14615
(585) 254-4472
Grades: PK-6
| 375 students
Rank: #29 - 3029. - 30.
School 29-adlai E Stevenson
Math: 10-14% | Reading: 10-14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
88 Kirkland Rd
Rochester, NY 14611
(585) 328-8228
Grades: PK-6
| 273 students
Rank: #31 - 3231. - 32.
School 35-pinnacle
Math: 12% | Reading: 11%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
194 Field St
Rochester, NY 14620
(585) 271-4583
Grades: K-6
| 440 students
Rank: #31 - 3231. - 32.
School 5-john Williams
Math: 12% | Reading: 11%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
555 N Plymouth Ave
Rochester, NY 14608
(585) 325-2255
Grades: PK-8
| 689 students
Rank: #3333.
Joseph C Wilson Foundation Academy
Math: 9% | Reading: 14%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
200 Genesee St
Rochester, NY 14611
(585) 463-4100
Grades: K-8
| 473 students
Rank: #3434.
School 22-lincoln School
Math: 8% | Reading: 12%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
595 Upper Falls Blvd
Rochester, NY 14605
(585) 467-7160
Grades: PK-6
| 567 students
Rank: #3535.
East Lower School
Math: 10% | Reading: 10%
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1801 E Main St
Rochester, NY 14609
(585) 288-3130
Grades: 6-8
| 358 students
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Rochester City School District
  • 131 W BROAD ST, ROCHESTER, NY, 14614-1187
  • (585) 262-8378
  • rcsdk12.org
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 24,376 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 91%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 59% (Btm 50% in NY)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 21% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 22% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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