Traphagen School

  • Traphagen School serves 368 students in grades PK-6.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the NY average of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 55%.
  • Traphagen School operates within the Mount Vernon School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 368 students has grown by 9% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 16% over five years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2004)
Grades OfferedGrades PK-6
Total Students368 students
Traphagen School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Traphagen School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
Traphagen School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradeTraphagen School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio13:114:1
Traphagen School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
Asian
2%
9%
Traphagen School Asian Students (1991-2015)
Hispanic
14%
25%
Traphagen School Black Students (1991-2015)
Black
79%
18%
Traphagen School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
5%
45%
Traphagen School White Students (1991-2015)
Two or more races
n/a
2%
Traphagen School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
All Ethnic GroupsTraphagen School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownNY All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.360.70
Traphagen School Diversity Score (1991-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
55%
45%
Traphagen School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
9%
6%
Traphagen School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Mount Vernon School District's student population of 8,498 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $24,593 is higher than the state average of $23,859. The district revenue/student has declined by 9% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $23,242 is less than the state average of $24,841. The district spending/student has declined by 14% over four years.
School District NameMount Vernon School District
Number of Schools
Managed
16
2
Number of Students Managed8,498935
Mount Vernon School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$209 MM$29 MM
Mount Vernon School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$197 MM$30 MM
Mount Vernon School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$24,593$23,859
Mount Vernon School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$23,242$24,841
Mount Vernon School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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