Ulysses Byas Elementary School

  • Ulysses Byas Elementary School serves 549 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 24% (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 25% (which is lower than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the New York state level of 14:1.

School Overview

  • Ulysses Byas Elementary School's student population of 549 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 41 teachers has grown by 17% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students549 students
This chart display total students of Ulysses Byas Elementary School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Gender %This chart display gender of Ulysses Byas Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Ulysses Byas Elementary School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Ulysses Byas Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Ulysses Byas Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Ulysses Byas Elementary School is 0.50, 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#3773 out of 4,239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
24%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Ulysses Byas Elementary School 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Ulysses Byas 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 Ratio13:114:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Ulysses Byas Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Asian
n/a
9%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Ulysses Byas Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in New York by year, with the latest 1992-93 school year data.
Hispanic
54%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Ulysses Byas Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
46%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Ulysses Byas Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
n/a
44%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Ulysses Byas Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2012-13 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Ulysses Byas Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score0.500.71
This chart display the diversity score of Ulysses Byas Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Ulysses Byas Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ulysses Byas 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 NameROOSEVELT UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

Show me:

School Reviews

Review Ulysses Byas Elementary School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
Across the country, public schools are being caught red-handed in manipulating their test scores, graduation rates, and campus safety data. Learn about why schools are cheating and how they are distorting the truth.
When asked to rank the quality of their child's school, most parents rated it a B average. And yet politicians would have you believe that the American public-school system is failing. How are America's public schools really doing, and how do we know?
The high school graduation rate is in a constant state of change and dropout rates affect more than the individual student. Read on to learn about factors influencing high school graduation rates and what schools can do to improve them.