Saranac Central School District

32 Emmons St
Dannemora, NY 12929
(District boundaries shown in map)
3/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Saranac 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%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 4 public schools serving 1,510 students in Saranac Central School District. This district's average testing ranking is 3/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in New York.
Public Schools in Saranac Central School District have an average math proficiency score of 35% (versus the New York public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 37% (versus the 49% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 4% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the New York public school average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (NY)
# Schools
4 Schools
4,804 Schools
# Students
1,510 Students
2,526,085 Students
# Teachers
131 Teachers
215,006 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1

District Rank

Saranac Central School District, which is ranked #769 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 85-89% has decreased from 90-94% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (NY)
#769 out of 1020 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Saranac Central   School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
35%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Saranac 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.
37%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Saranac 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.
89%
78%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Saranac 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.
85-89%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Saranac Central   School District and public school graduation rate of NY by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.08
0.72
# American Indian Students
2 Students
18,588 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
2 Students
249,216 Students
% Asian Students
n/a
10%
# Hispanic Students
18 Students
726,742 Students
% Hispanic Students
1%
29%
# Black Students
1 Student
408,333 Students
% Black Students
n/a
16%
# White Students
1,449 Students
1,036,576 Students
% White Students
96%
41%
# Hawaiian Students
n/a
6,065 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
37 Students
80,416 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
58
56,452
# Students in K Grade:
141
173,911
# Students in 1st Grade:
119
175,816
# Students in 2nd Grade:
95
179,820
# Students in 3rd Grade:
116
179,541
# Students in 4th Grade:
103
182,709
# Students in 5th Grade:
121
184,133
# Students in 6th Grade:
122
186,473
# Students in 7th Grade:
117
191,045
# Students in 8th Grade:
107
194,721
# Students in 9th Grade:
116
208,652
# Students in 10th Grade:
102
198,832
# Students in 11th Grade:
92
188,822
# Students in 12th Grade:
96
188,400
# Ungraded Students:
5
36,758

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $23,764 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 $27,449 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
$36 MM
$78,541 MM
This chart display total revenue of Saranac 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
$41 MM
$80,737 MM
This chart display total spending of Saranac 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
$23,764
$31,092
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Saranac 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
$27,449
$31,961
This chart display average spending per public school student in Saranac 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 Saranac Central School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Saranac High School
(Math: ≥90% | Reading: ≥80%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
60 Picketts Crnrs Rd
Saranac, NY 12981
(518) 565-5800
Grades: 9-12
| 409 students
Rank: #22.
Saranac Elementary School
(Math: 40-44% | Reading: 30-34%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
18 Picketts Crnrs Rd
Saranac, NY 12981
(518) 565-5900
Grades: PK-5
| 381 students
Rank: #33.
Saranac Middle School
(Math: 28% | Reading: 36%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
70 Picketts Crnrs Rd
Saranac, NY 12981
(518) 565-5700
Grades: 6-8
| 346 students
Rank: #44.
Morrisonville Elementary School
(Math: 20-24% | Reading: 35-39%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
47 Sand Rd
Saranac, NY 12981
(518) 565-5980
Grades: PK-5
| 374 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Saranac Central School District?
Saranac Central School District manages 4 public schools serving 1,510 students.
What is the rank of Saranac Central School District?
Saranac Central School District is ranked #769 out of 1,019 school districts in New York (bottom 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: Highest science proficiency (Top 20%)
What is the racial composition of students in Saranac Central School District?
96% of Saranac Central School District students are White, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Hispanic.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Saranac Central School District?
Saranac 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 Saranac Central School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $27,449 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: 4 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 1,510 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 4%
  • : 85-89% (Btm 50% in NY)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 35% (Btm 50%)
  • : 37% (Btm 50%)
  • : 89% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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