Rensselaer Park Elementary School

70 110th St
Troy, NY 12182
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 427 students in grades 2-5, Rensselaer Park Elementary 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 17% (which is lower than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20% (which is lower than the New York state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 48% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 2-5
  • Enrollment: 427 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 48%
  • : Bottom 50% in NY
  • : 17% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20% (Btm 50%)
  • : 60-64% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Rensselaer Park Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

Rensselaer Park Elementary School's student population of 427 students has declined by 21% over five school years.
The teacher population of 52 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 2-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
427 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
52 teachers
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School Rankings

Rensselaer Park Elementary 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 Rensselaer Park Elementary School is 0.66, 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)
#4075 out of 4377 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Rensselaer Park Elementary School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
17%
46%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Rensselaer Park 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.
20%
49%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Rensselaer Park 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.
60-64%
78%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Rensselaer Park 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
8:1
11:1
This chart displays the student teacher ratio of Rensselaer Park Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
10%
This chart displays the percentage of Asian students in Rensselaer Park Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
15%
29%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Rensselaer Park Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
19%
16%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Rensselaer Park Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
52%
41%
This chart displays the percentage of White students in Rensselaer Park Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
13%
3%
This chart displays the percentage of students of two or more races in Rensselaer Park Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Rensselaer Park Elementary School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in New York.
0.66
This chart displays the diversity score of Rensselaer Park 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
66%
51%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Rensselaer Park 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
2%
3%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Rensselaer Park 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 Rensselaer Park Elementary School's ranking?
Rensselaer Park Elementary School is ranked #4075 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in New York.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
17% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while 20% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
How many students attend Rensselaer Park Elementary School?
427 students attend Rensselaer Park Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
52% of Rensselaer Park Elementary School students are White, 19% of students are Black, 15% of students are Hispanic, 13% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Rensselaer Park Elementary School?
Rensselaer Park Elementary School has a student ration of 8:1, which is lower than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Rensselaer Park Elementary School offer ?
Rensselaer Park Elementary School offers enrollment in grades 2-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Rensselaer Park Elementary School part of?
Rensselaer Park Elementary School is part of Lansingburgh Central School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 2-5
  • Enrollment: 427 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 48%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 17% (Btm 50%)
  • : 20% (Btm 50%)
  • : 60-64% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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