New Scotland Elementary School

Serves grades KG - 5

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
385 New Scotland Ave
Albany, NY 12208
Phone
(518) 475-6775
District
ALBANY CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT
County
ALBANY COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
468
Classroom Teachers
34

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to New York

4

(10 is best)

Better than 36.3% of NY schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

4

(10 is best)

New Scotland Elementary School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 54 54
Proficiency in Reading 56 52
Proficiency in Math 51 55

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 31 49
Proficiency in Reading 35 48
Proficiency in Math 27 51

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 30 42
Proficiency in Reading 32 38
Proficiency in Math 28 47

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 13.76
AVG FOR DISTRICT 12.75
AVG FOR STATE 12.73
AVG FOR NATION 16.03
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 0 0.0%
Kindergarten 72 15.4%
Grade 1 82 17.5%
Grade 2 71 15.2%
Grade 3 77 16.5%
Grade 4 75 16.0%
Grade 5 87 18.6%
Grade 6 0 0.0%
Grade 7 0 0.0%
Grade 8 0 0.0%
Grade 9 0 0.0%
Grade 10 0 0.0%
Grade 11 0 0.0%
Grade 12 0 0.0%
Total 468 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 49.4% 21.3% 44.0%
Black 23.7% 49.3% 17.3%
Hispanic 15.5% 19.8% 27.9%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 10.9% 9.3% 9.7%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.5% 0.4% 1.0%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 42.9% 69.4% 53.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 42.5% 69.3% 49.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.4% 0.2% 3.6%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 97,889 19,453,561
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 4,479.4 410
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.6% 5.9%
5-19 YEARS OLD 18.3% 17.8%
20-44 YEARS OLD 42.2% 34.0%
45-64 YEARS OLD 21.0% 26.7%
65 OR OLDER 12.8% 15.6%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 41,207 7,283,347
Single Parent Households With Children 12.3% 10.6%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 89.4% 86.5%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 38.6% 35.9%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 8.8% 17.3%
$100,000 - $149,999 10.7% 15.4%
$75,000 - $99,999 10.5% 11.9%
$50,000 - $74,999 16.4% 15.6%
$30,000 - $49,999 18.3% 15.0%
$15,000 - $29,999 17.3% 12.9%
$15,000 or less 18.1% 11.9%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $13,962 $127,110,048 48.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,976 $17,989,504 6.9%
Staff $832 $7,574,528 2.9%
General Administration $177 $1,611,408 0.6%
School Administration $1,117 $10,169,168 3.9%
Operation $1,417 $12,900,368 4.9%
Transportation $942 $8,575,968 3.3%
Other $423 $3,850,992 1.5%
Total Support $6,885 $62,681,040 24.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $7,855 $71,511,920 27.4%
Total Expenditures $28,702 $261,303,008 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $8,565 $23,130,768,419 57.7%
Support Expenditures
Student $617 $1,667,305,640 4.2%
Staff $511 $1,380,892,424 3.4%
General Administration $315 $849,713,552 2.1%
School Administration $593 $1,601,010,298 4.0%
Operation $1,022 $2,759,510,008 6.9%
Transportation $819 $2,212,954,110 5.5%
Other $371 $1,001,621,336 2.5%
Total Support $4,248 $11,473,049,755 28.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,038 $5,503,281,991 13.7%
Total Expenditures $14,851 $40,107,079,029 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $6,838 $346,122,956,267 50.6%
Support Expenditures
Student $679 $34,352,975,349 5.0%
Staff $546 $27,656,793,506 4.0%
General Administration $224 $11,359,077,651 1.7%
School Administration $657 $33,237,901,128 4.9%
Operation $1,054 $53,333,273,914 7.8%
Transportation $473 $23,948,272,674 3.5%
Other $420 $21,254,923,139 3.1%
Total Support $4,053 $205,142,872,671 30.0%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,612 $132,190,575,207 19.3%
Total Expenditures $13,503 $683,455,649,655 100.0%