Raymond C Buckley Elementary School

284 Ridge Rd
Lansing, NY 14882
(School attendance zone shown in map)
7/
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Top 50%
Serving 423 students in grades Prekindergarten-4, Raymond C Buckley Elementary School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 55-59% (which is higher than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the New York state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is equal to the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 423 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 20%
  • : Top 50% in NY
  • : 55-59% (Top 50%)
  • : 55-59% (Top 50%)
  • : 85-89% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Raymond C Buckley Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

Category
Attribute
Most improved public schools

School Overview

Raymond C Buckley Elementary School's student population of 423 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-4
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
423 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
39 teachers
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School Rankings

Raymond C Buckley Elementary School ranks within the top 50% of all 4,377 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Raymond C Buckley Elementary School is 0.35, 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)
#1328 out of 4377 schools
(Top 50%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Raymond C Buckley Elementary School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
55-59%
46%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Raymond C Buckley Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
55-59%
49%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Raymond C Buckley Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
85-89%
78%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Raymond C Buckley Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
10%
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Hispanic
5%
29%
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Black
1%
16%
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White
80%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
12%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in New York.
0.35
This chart displays the diversity score of Raymond C Buckley Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
51%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Raymond C Buckley Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
3%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Raymond C Buckley Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Raymond C Buckley Elementary School's ranking?
Raymond C Buckley Elementary School is ranked #1328 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in New York.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
55-59% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while 55-59% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
How many students attend Raymond C Buckley Elementary School?
423 students attend Raymond C Buckley Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
80% of Raymond C Buckley Elementary School students are White, 12% of students are Two or more races, 5% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Raymond C Buckley Elementary School?
Raymond C Buckley Elementary School has a student ration of 11:1, which is equal to the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Raymond C Buckley Elementary School offer ?
Raymond C Buckley Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-4 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Raymond C Buckley Elementary School part of?
Raymond C Buckley Elementary School is part of Lansing Central School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-4
  • Enrollment: 423 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 20%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 55-59% (Top 50%)
  • : 55-59% (Top 50%)
  • : 85-89% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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