Walter B Howard Elementary School

  • Walter B Howard Elementary School serves 185 students in grades KG-6.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the NY average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 9% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 55%.
  • Walter B Howard Elementary School operates within the New Lebanon Central School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 185 students has declined by 19% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 13% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-6
Total Students 185 students
Walter B Howard Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Walter B Howard Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 19 teachers
Walter B Howard Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade Walter B Howard Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.17 is less than the state average of 0.37. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 10:1 15:1
Walter B Howard Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
1%
9%
Walter B Howard Elementary School Asian Students (2000-2015)
Hispanic
4%
25%
Walter B Howard Elementary School Black Students (2006-2015)
Black
3%
18%
Walter B Howard Elementary School Black Students (1990-2015)
White
91%
45%
Walter B Howard Elementary School White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Walter B Howard Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
1%
2%
Walter B Howard Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2014-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Walter B Howard Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NY 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.
0.17 0.37
Walter B Howard Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
26%
45%
Walter B Howard Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1997-2015)
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.
11%
6%
Walter B Howard Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2015)

District Comparison

  • New Lebanon Central School District's student population of 402 students has decreased by 11% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $29,925 in this district is less than the state average of $32,940. The district revenue/student has grown by 18% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $29,525 is less than the state average of $31,547. The district spending/student has grown by 28% over four years.
School District Name New Lebanon Central School District
Number of Schools
Managed
2
2
Number of Students Managed 402 935
New Lebanon Central School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $13 MM $31 MM
New Lebanon Central School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $13 MM $30 MM
New Lebanon Central School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $29,925 $32,940
New Lebanon Central School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $29,525 $31,547
New Lebanon Central School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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