Rensselaer Park Elementary School

  • Rensselaer Park Elementary School serves 503 students in grades 3-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the NY average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 55%.
  • Rensselaer Park Elementary School operates within the Lansingburgh Central School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 503 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 40 teachers has grown by 8% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 3-5
Total Students 503 students
Rensselaer Park Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Rensselaer Park Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 40 teachers
Rensselaer Park Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade Rensselaer Park Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.56 is less than the state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 15:1
Rensselaer Park Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
Asian
n/a
9%
Rensselaer Park Elementary School Asian Students (1991-2014)
Hispanic
13%
25%
Rensselaer Park Elementary School Black Students (1992-2015)
Black
17%
18%
Rensselaer Park Elementary School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
63%
45%
Rensselaer Park Elementary School White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Rensselaer Park Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
7%
2%
Rensselaer Park Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Rensselaer Park Elementary 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.
0.56 0.70
Rensselaer Park Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
55%
45%
Rensselaer Park Elementary 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.
5%
6%
Rensselaer Park Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2015)

District Comparison

  • Lansingburgh Central School District's student population of 2,369 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $17,732 in this district is less than the state average of $32,940. The district revenue/student has grown by 7% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $18,092 is less than the state average of $31,547. The district spending/student has grown by 5% over four years.
School District Name Lansingburgh Central School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
2
Number of Students Managed 2,369 935
Lansingburgh Central School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $43 MM $31 MM
Lansingburgh Central School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $44 MM $30 MM
Lansingburgh Central School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $17,732 $32,940
Lansingburgh Central School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $18,092 $31,547
Lansingburgh Central School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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