Walter B Howard Elementary School

1478 Rte 20
New Lebanon, NY 12125
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
6/
10
Top 50%
Walter B Howard Elementary School serves 219 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Walter B Howard Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is approximately equal to the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Walter B Howard Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

Walter B Howard Elementary School's student population of 219 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students219 students
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Total Classroom Teachers19 teachers
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School Comparison

Walter B Howard Elementary School is ranked within the top 50% of all 4,239 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Walter B Howard Elementary School is 0.19, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#1984 out of 4239 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-54%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
9%
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Hispanic
4%
27%
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Black
3%
17%
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White
90%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.190.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew Lebanon Central School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Walter B Howard Elementary School is New Lebanon Junior-senior High School (4.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Donald P Sutherland School (7.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • New Lebanon New Lebanon Junior-senior High School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 7-12 | 212 students
    4.3 miles
    14665 Rte 22
    New Lebanon, NY 12125
    (518) 794-7600
    4.3 7-12 212
  • Canaan Berkshire Junior-senior High School Special Education School
    Grades: 7-12 | 48 students
    6.2 miles
    13640 Rt 22
    Canaan, NY 12029
    (518) 781-3500
    6.2 7-12 48
  • Nassau Donald P Sutherland School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 281 students
    7.8 miles
    4 John St
    Nassau, NY 12123
    (518) 207-2620
    7.8 K-5 281
  • Richmond Richmond Consolidated Math: 50-54% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 179 students
    8.8 miles
    1831 State Rd
    Richmond, MA 01254
    (413) 698-2207
    8.8 PK-8 179
  • Pittsfield Stearns Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 245 students
    9.0 miles
    75 Lebanon Avenue
    Pittsfield, MA 01201
    (413) 499-9554
    9 K-5 245

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