William E Severn Elementary School

  • William E Severn Elementary School serves 438 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 45-49% (which is lower than the New York state average of 50%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 7% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New York state average of 56%.

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School Overview

  • William E Severn Elementary School's student population of 438 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students438 students
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Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Comparison

  • William E Severn Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of William E Severn Elementary School is 0.13, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall School Rank#2795 out of 4,239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)45-49%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of William E Severn Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)30-34%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of William E Severn 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
9%
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Hispanic
2%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in William E Severn Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
n/a
17%
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White
93%
44%
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Two or more races
5%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in William E Severn Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score0.130.39
This chart display the diversity score of William E Severn Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in William E Severn Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCorning City School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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My children not only love the teachers but also the principle, mr. Whaley. I would highly recommend this school because not only do they value the importance of education but also the importance of putting the "fun" factor into the education!!!
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