Wells School serves 142 students in grades Prekindergarten-12.
Wells School placed in the top 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65-69% (which is higher than the New York state average of 55%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-69% (which is approximately equal to the New York state average of 62%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the New York state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 2% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is lower than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic).
Quick Stats (2023)
- Grades: Prekindergarten-12
- Enrollment: 142 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 6:1
- Minority Enrollment: 2%
- Graduation Rate: ≥80% (Btm 50% in NY)
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 50%
- Math Proficiency: 65-69% (Top 30%)
- Reading Proficiency: 60-69% (Top 50%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education
Wells School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:
Wells School's student population of 142 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
(offers virtual instruction)
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Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Wells School is ranked within the top 50% of all 4,093 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Wells School is 0.04, 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.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#1499 out of 4093 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Wells School's ranking?
Wells School is ranked #1499 out of 4,093 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in New York.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
65-69% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 55% NY state average), while 60-69% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 62% NY state average).
What is the graduation rate of Wells School?
The graduation rate of Wells School is 80%, which is lower than the New York state average of 83%.
How many students attend Wells School?
142 students attend Wells School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
98% of Wells School students are White, 1% of students are Hispanic, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Wells School?
Wells School has a student ration of 6:1, which is lower than the New York state average of 12:1.
What grades does Wells School offer ?
Wells School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Wells School part of?
Wells School is part of Wells Central School District.
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