Saranac Elementary School

  • Saranac Elementary School serves 371 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 55-59% (which is higher than the New York state average of 50%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 3% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the New York state average of 56%.

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School Overview

  • Saranac Elementary School's student population of 371 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students371 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Saranac Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Saranac Elementary School is 0.06, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall School Rank#2467 out of 4,239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
50%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Saranac 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:114:1
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Asian
n/a
9%
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Hispanic
n/a
26%
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Black
n/a
17%
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White
97%
44%
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Two or more races
3%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Saranac Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score0.060.39
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Eligible for Free Lunch
36%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Saranac Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSaranac Central School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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