Otto L Shortell Middle School

Tel: (315)363-1050
  • Otto L Shortell Middle School serves 471 students in grades 6-8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the NY average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is less than the state average of 55%.
  • Otto L Shortell Middle School operates within the Oneida City School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 471 students has declined by 17% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 471 students
Otto L Shortell Middle School Total Students (1995-2015)
Gender % Otto L Shortell Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 38 teachers
Otto L Shortell Middle School Total Teachers (1996-2015)
Students by Grade Otto L Shortell Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.12 is less than the state average of 0.37. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 15:1
Otto L Shortell Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1996-2015)
American Indian
1%
1%
Otto L Shortell Middle School American Indian Students (2011-2015)
Asian
1%
9%
Otto L Shortell Middle School Asian Students (1998-2015)
Hispanic
1%
25%
Otto L Shortell Middle School Black Students (2005-2015)
Black
1%
18%
Otto L Shortell Middle School Black Students (1996-2015)
White
94%
45%
Otto L Shortell Middle School White Students (1995-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Otto L Shortell Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
2%
2%
Otto L Shortell Middle School Two Or More Races Students (2014-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Otto L Shortell Middle School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NY All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.12 0.37
Otto L Shortell Middle School Diversity Score (1995-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
42%
45%
Otto L Shortell Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
7%
6%
Otto L Shortell Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2015)

District Comparison

  • Oneida City School District's student population of 2,220 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $17,765 in this district is less than the state average of $32,940. The district revenue/student has grown by 10% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $17,281 is less than the state average of $31,547. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Oneida City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
2
Number of Students Managed 2,220 935
Oneida City School District Students Managed (1995-2014)
District Total Revenue $40 MM $31 MM
Oneida City School District District Total Revenue (1996-2014)
District Spending $39 MM $30 MM
Oneida City School District District Spending (1996-2014)
District Revenue / Student $17,765 $32,940
Oneida City School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2014)
District Spending / Student $17,281 $31,547
Oneida City School District District Spending / Student (1995-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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