Walden Elementary School

75 Orchard St
Walden, NY 12586
2/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 420 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Walden Elementary School ranks 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%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 20-24% (which is lower than the New York state average of 55%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the New York state average of 62%).
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is equal to the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 50% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 420 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 50%
  • : Bottom 50% in NY
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Walden Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Walden Elementary School's student population of 420 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
420 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
37 teachers
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School Rankings

Walden Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 4,093 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Walden Elementary School is 0.64, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (NY)
#3498 out of 4093 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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20-24%
55%
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40-44%
62%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Walden 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 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
11:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
3%
10%
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Hispanic
33%
29%
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Black
7%
16%
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White
50%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.64
This chart display the diversity score of Walden Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
3%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Walden Elementary School's ranking?
Walden Elementary School is ranked #3498 out of 4,093 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in New York.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
20-24% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 55% NY state average), while 40-44% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 62% NY state average).
How many students attend Walden Elementary School?
420 students attend Walden Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
50% of Walden Elementary School students are White, 33% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Black, 6% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Walden Elementary School?
Walden Elementary School has a student ration of 11:1, which is equal to the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Walden Elementary School offer ?
Walden Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Walden Elementary School part of?
Walden Elementary School is part of Valley Central School District (Montgomery).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 420 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 50%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 20-24% (Btm 50%)
  • : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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