Yates Elementary School

725 Salina St
Schenectady, NY 12308
(School attendance zone shown in map)
2/
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Bottom 50%
Serving 306 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Yates Elementary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 15-19% (which is lower than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower than the New York state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 306 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 83%
  • : Bottom 50% in NY
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • : 60-69% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Yates Elementary School's student population of 306 students has declined by 21% over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has declined by 38% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
306 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
21 teachers
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School Rankings

Yates Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 4,377 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Yates Elementary School is 0.77, which is more 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)
#3851 out of 4377 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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15-19%
46%
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25-29%
49%
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60-69%
78%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
12%
10%
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Hispanic
24%
29%
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Black
34%
16%
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White
17%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
13%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.77
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
71%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (17-18)
2%
5%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Yates Elementary School's ranking?
Yates Elementary School is ranked #3851 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in New York.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
15-19% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while 25-29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
How many students attend Yates Elementary School?
306 students attend Yates Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
34% of Yates Elementary School students are Black, 24% of students are Hispanic, 17% of students are White, 13% of students are Two or more races, and 12% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Yates Elementary School?
Yates Elementary School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Yates Elementary School offer ?
Yates Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Yates Elementary School part of?
Yates Elementary School is part of Schenectady City School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 306 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 83%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • : 60-69% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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