Ralph R Smith School

16 Smith Ct
Hyde Park, NY 12538
(School attendance zone shown in map)
2/
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Bottom 50%
Serving 334 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Ralph R Smith School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 25-29% (which is lower than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the New York state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 334 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 43%
  • : Bottom 50% in NY
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • : 60-69% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Ralph R Smith School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Ralph R Smith School's student population of 334 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 20% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
334 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
35 teachers
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School Rankings

Ralph R Smith School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 4,377 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Ralph R Smith School is 0.62, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (NY)
#3562 out of 4377 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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25-29%
46%
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25-29%
49%
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60-69%
78%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
3%
10%
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Hispanic
19%
29%
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Black
13%
16%
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White
57%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.62
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
3%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Ralph R Smith School's ranking?
Ralph R Smith School is ranked #3562 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in New York.
What schools are Ralph R Smith School often compared to?
Ralph R Smith Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Violet Avenue School, Netherwood School, North Park Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
25-29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while 25-29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
How many students attend Ralph R Smith School?
334 students attend Ralph R Smith School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
57% of Ralph R Smith School students are White, 19% of students are Hispanic, 13% of students are Black, 8% of students are Two or more races, and 3% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Ralph R Smith School?
Ralph R Smith School has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Ralph R Smith School offer ?
Ralph R Smith School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Ralph R Smith School part of?
Ralph R Smith School is part of Hyde Park Central School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 334 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 43%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • : 60-69% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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