Sourn Cayuga 7-12 Secondary School

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Tel: (315)364-7111
  • Sourn Cayuga 7-12 Secondary School serves 287 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 60-64% (which is higher than the New York state average of 49%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the New York state average of 46%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • Sourn Cayuga 7-12 Secondary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New York state average of 56%.
  • Sourn Cayuga 7-12 Secondary School operates within the Southern Cayuga Central School District.
  • Southern Cayuga Central School District's 80-89% graduation rate is lower than the New York state average of 81%.

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School Overview

  • Sourn Cayuga 7-12 Secondary School's student population of 287 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students287 students
Sourn Cayuga 7-12 Secondary School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %Sourn Cayuga 7-12 Secondary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
Sourn Cayuga 7-12 Secondary School Total Teachers (1988-2016)
Students by GradeSourn Cayuga 7-12 Secondary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • Sourn Cayuga 7-12 Secondary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 4239 schools in New York (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Sourn Cayuga 7-12 Secondary School is 0.19, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.38. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
49%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
46%
Student : Teacher Ratio11:114:1
Sourn Cayuga 7-12 Secondary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2016)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Sourn Cayuga 7-12 Secondary School American Indian Students (2011-2012)
Asian
n/a
9%
Sourn Cayuga 7-12 Secondary School Asian Students (1996-2014)
Hispanic
7%
26%
Sourn Cayuga 7-12 Secondary School Black Students (1997-2016)
Black
1%
18%
Sourn Cayuga 7-12 Secondary School Black Students (1994-2016)
White
90%
44%
Sourn Cayuga 7-12 Secondary School White Students (1989-2016)
Two or more races
2%
2%
All Ethnic GroupsSourn Cayuga 7-12 Secondary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownNY All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.190.38
Sourn Cayuga 7-12 Secondary School Diversity Score (1990-2016)
Graduation Rate≥90%
81%
Sourn Cayuga 7-12 Secondary School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
44%
Sourn Cayuga 7-12 Secondary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
Sourn Cayuga 7-12 Secondary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of Sourn Cayuga 7-12 Secondary School is Southern Cayuga Central School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 771 school districts in New York (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • Southern Cayuga Central School District's student population of 638 students has decreased by 10% over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 80-89% has increased from 75-79% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $23,209 in this district is less than the state average of $31,939. The district revenue/student has declined by 6% over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $22,072 is less than the state average of $33,406. The district spending/student has declined by 8% over four school years.
    School District NameSouthern Cayuga Central School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    2
    2
    Number of Students Managed638902
    Southern Cayuga Central School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    51%
    49%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    44%
    46%
    District Graduation Rate80-89%
    81%
    District Total Revenue$17 MM$29 MM
    District Spending$16 MM$30 MM
    District Revenue / Student$23,209$31,939
    District Spending / Student$22,072$33,406
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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    While teachers and staff are all extremely dedicated to the students, the administration and school board continue to cut programs and teachers and mistrust the student body. This mistrust has led to an unpleasant school atmosphere.
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