William B Ward Elementary School

311 Broadfield Rd
New Rochelle, NY 10804
(School attendance zone shown in map)
7/
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Top 50%
Serving 958 students in grades Kindergarten-5, William B Ward Elementary School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 52% (which is higher than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 52% (which is higher than the New York state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 58% 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: 958 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 58%
  • : Top 50% in NY
  • : 52% (Top 50%)
  • : 52% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

William B Ward Elementary School's student population of 958 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 59 teachers has declined by 19% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
958 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
59 teachers
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School Rankings

William B Ward Elementary School ranks within the top 50% of all 4,377 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of William B Ward Elementary School is 0.69, 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)
#1664 out of 4377 schools
(Top 50%)
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52%
46%
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52%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
5%
10%
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Hispanic
33%
29%
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Black
18%
16%
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White
42%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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0.69
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
3%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is William B Ward Elementary School's ranking?
William B Ward Elementary School is ranked #1664 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in New York.
What schools are William B Ward Elementary School often compared to?
William B Ward Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Daniel Webster Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
52% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while 52% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
How many students attend William B Ward Elementary School?
958 students attend William B Ward Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
42% of William B Ward Elementary School students are White, 33% of students are Hispanic, 18% of students are Black, 5% of students are Asian, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of William B Ward Elementary School?
William B Ward Elementary School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does William B Ward Elementary School offer ?
William B Ward Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is William B Ward Elementary School part of?
William B Ward Elementary School is part of New Rochelle City School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 958 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 58%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 52% (Top 50%)
  • : 52% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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