725 Salina St
Schenectady, NY 12308
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Yates Elementary School serves 399 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
Yates Elementary School placed 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%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (which is lower than the New York state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 15-19% (which is lower than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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School Overview

Yates Elementary School's student population of 399 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students
399 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
30 teachers
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School Rankings

Yates Elementary School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 4,228 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Yates Elementary School is 0.76, which is more 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 Data
This School
State Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#4132 out of 4228 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
10-14%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
15-19%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
7%
9%
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Hispanic
31%
27%
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Black
31%
17%
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White
17%
43%
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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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Diversity Score
0.76
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Eligible for Free Lunch
84%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Students: 399 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 83%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in NY
  • Math Proficiency
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.76 (Top 5%)

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