School 16-john Walton Spencer

  • School 16-john Walton Spencer serves 536 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 2% (which is lower 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 4% (which is lower than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • School 16-john Walton Spencer placed 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%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 56%.

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School Overview

  • School 16-john Walton Spencer's student population of 536 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students536 students
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Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Comparison

  • School 16-john Walton Spencer is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 4,239 schools in New York (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of School 16-john Walton Spencer is 0.37, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. 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#4236 out of 4239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
2%
50%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
4%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
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Asian
n/a
9%
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Hispanic
16%
26%
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Black
78%
17%
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White
6%
44%
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Diversity Score0.370.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
91%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameRochester City School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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