Rome Free Academy

95 Dart Circle
Rome, NY 13441
(School attendance zone shown in map)
9/
10
Top 20%
Serving 1,538 students in grades 9-12, Rome Free Academy ranks in the top 20% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 83% (which is higher than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75-79% (which is higher than the New York state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,538 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 22%
  • : 76% (Btm 50% in NY)
  • : Top 20%
  • : 83% (Top 20%)
  • : 75-79% (Top 20%)
  • : 82% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Rome Free Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Rome Free Academy's student population of 1,538 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 110 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,538 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
110 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Rome Free Academy ranks within the top 20% of all 4,377 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Rome Free Academy is 0.38, 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)
#465 out of 4377 schools
(Top 20%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Rome Free Academy, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
83%
46%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Rome Free Academy 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.
75-79%
49%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Rome Free Academy 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.
82%
78%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Rome Free Academy 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
14:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
10%
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Hispanic
8%
29%
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Black
11%
16%
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White
78%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
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.
0.38
This chart displays the diversity score of Rome Free Academy and the public school average diversity score of New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
76%
87%
This chart displays graduation rate of Rome Free Academy and public school graduation rate 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
49%
51%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Rome Free Academy 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 (20-21)
3%
3%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Rome Free Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
School District Name
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Rome Free Academy's ranking?
Rome Free Academy is ranked #465 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in New York.
What schools are Rome Free Academy often compared to?
Rome Free Academyis often viewed alongside schools like Thomas R Proctor High School, New Hartford Senior High School, Whitesboro High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
83% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while 75-79% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
What is the graduation rate of Rome Free Academy?
The graduation rate of Rome Free Academy is 76%, which is lower than the New York state average of 87%.
How many students attend Rome Free Academy?
1,538 students attend Rome Free Academy.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
78% of Rome Free Academy students are White, 11% of students are Black, 8% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Rome Free Academy?
Rome Free Academy has a student ration of 14:1, which is higher than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Rome Free Academy offer ?
Rome Free Academy offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Rome Free Academy part of?
Rome Free Academy is part of Rome City School District.

School Reviews

5   9/26/2007
Brand new school with excellent facilities. Strong AP program (one earned 8 courses toward college and National AP scholar recognition).
- Posted by Parent - r.lin

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,538 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 22%
  • : 76% (Btm 50%)
  • : Top 20%
  • : 83% (Top 20%)
  • : 75-79% (Top 20%)
  • : 82% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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