Newcomb Central School

  • Newcomb Central School serves 77 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-59% (which is approximately equal to the New York state average of 50%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-79% (which is higher than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Newcomb Central School placed in the top 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 4:1 is lower than the New York state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the New York state average of 57%.

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School Overview

  • Newcomb Central School's student population of 77 students has declined by 19% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 18 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Total Students77 students
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Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Newcomb Central School is ranked within the top 50% of all 4,239 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 4:1 has decreased from 6:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Newcomb Central School is 0.10, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#1734 out of 4239 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-59%
50%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-79%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio4:113:1
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Asian
4%
9%
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Hispanic
1%
27%
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Black
n/a
17%
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White
95%
43%
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Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score0.100.71
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Graduation Rate≥50%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
22%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
18%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNewcomb Central School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Newcomb Central School is Long Lake Central School (13.4 miles away)
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