South Colonie Central School District

102 Loralee Dr
Albany, NY 12205-2298
(District boundaries shown in map)
7/
10
Top 50%

Top Rankings

South Colonie Central 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 2 public preschools serving 755 students in South Colonie Central School District. This district's average pre testing ranking is 6/10, which is in the top 50% of public pre schools in New York.
Public Preschools in South Colonie Central School District have an average math proficiency score of 45% (versus the New York public pre school average of 37%), and reading proficiency score of 38% (versus the 41% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 40% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is less than the New York public preschool average of 63% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (NY)
# Schools
8 Schools
1,504 Schools
# Students
4,800 Students
655,274 Students
# Teachers
327 Teachers
54,553 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
15:1

District Rank

South Colonie Central School District, which is ranked #379 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 91% has increased from 89% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (NY)
#369 out of 1020 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of South Colonie 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 South Colonie 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.
47%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of South Colonie 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.
85%
78%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of South Colonie 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.
91%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of South Colonie Central   School District and public school graduation rate of NY by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.59
0.74
# American Indian Students
6 Students
6,637 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
551 Students
71,614 Students
% Asian Students
11%
11%
# Hispanic Students
457 Students
198,182 Students
% Hispanic Students
10%
30%
# Black Students
430 Students
114,936 Students
% Black Students
9%
18%
# White Students
2,968 Students
241,456 Students
% White Students
62%
37%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
1,805 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
387 Students
20,632 Students
% of Two or more races Students
8%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
127
56,249
# Students in K Grade:
318
94,653
# Students in 1st Grade:
322
91,142
# Students in 2nd Grade:
352
90,629
# Students in 3rd Grade:
332
84,914
# Students in 4th Grade:
317
85,360
# Students in 5th Grade:
359
81,136
# Students in 6th Grade:
374
24,598
# Students in 7th Grade:
370
14,630
# Students in 8th Grade:
335
14,714
# Students in 9th Grade:
409
2,863
# Students in 10th Grade:
367
2,713
# Students in 11th Grade:
375
2,512
# Students in 12th Grade:
379
2,377
# Ungraded Students:
64
6,784

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $22,430 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 $22,621 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
$108 MM
$78,541 MM
This chart display total revenue of South Colonie 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
$109 MM
$80,737 MM
This chart display total spending of South Colonie 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
$22,430
$31,092
This chart display average revenue per public school student in South Colonie 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
$22,621
$31,961
This chart display average spending per public school student in South Colonie 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 South Colonie Central School District Public Preschools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Saddlewood Elementary School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
100 Loralee Dr
Albany, NY 12205
(518) 456-2608
Grades: PK-4
| 410 students
Rank: #22.
Roessleville School
(Math: 35-39% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
100 California Ave
Albany, NY 12205
(518) 459-2157
Grades: PK-4
| 345 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 8 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 4,800 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 38%
  • : 91% (Top 50% in NY)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 57% (Top 30%)
  • : 47% (Btm 50%)
  • : 85% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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