Sand Creek Middle School

Serves grades 5 - 9

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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
329 Sand Creek Rd
Albany, NY 12205
Phone
(518) 459-1333
District
SOUTH COLONIE CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
County
ALBANY COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
796
Classroom Teachers
64

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to New York

6

(10 is best)

Better than 52.5% of NY schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

6

(10 is best)

Sand Creek Middle School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 45 42
Proficiency in Reading 33 38
Proficiency in Math 56 47

Grade 6

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 61 48
Proficiency in Reading 50 47
Proficiency in Math 71 48

Grade 7

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 45 42
Proficiency in Reading 34 40
Proficiency in Math 55 44

Grade 8

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 37 39
Proficiency in Reading 46 47
Proficiency in Math 27.0 31

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 12.44
AVG FOR DISTRICT 11.78
AVG FOR STATE 12.73
AVG FOR NATION 16.03
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 0 0.0%
Kindergarten 0 0.0%
Grade 1 0 0.0%
Grade 2 0 0.0%
Grade 3 0 0.0%
Grade 4 0 0.0%
Grade 5 178 22.4%
Grade 6 195 24.5%
Grade 7 202 25.4%
Grade 8 205 25.8%
Grade 9 1 0.1%
Grade 10 0 0.0%
Grade 11 0 0.0%
Grade 12 0 0.0%
Total 796 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 71.6% 71.9% 44.0%
Black 9.0% 8.5% 17.3%
Hispanic 8.1% 8.8% 27.9%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 11.2% 10.6% 9.7%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.1% 0.1% 1.0%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 40.2% 33.0% 53.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 34.3% 28.6% 49.7%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 5.9% 4.4% 3.6%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 39,365 19,453,561
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 1,842.8 410
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 4.4% 5.9%
5-19 YEARS OLD 16.0% 17.8%
20-44 YEARS OLD 31.0% 34.0%
45-64 YEARS OLD 29.1% 26.7%
65 OR OLDER 19.4% 15.6%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 15,552 7,283,347
Single Parent Households With Children 6.7% 10.6%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 91.7% 86.5%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 33.6% 35.9%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 13.8% 17.3%
$100,000 - $149,999 22.2% 15.4%
$75,000 - $99,999 15.0% 11.9%
$50,000 - $74,999 17.1% 15.6%
$30,000 - $49,999 15.4% 15.0%
$15,000 - $29,999 11.1% 12.9%
$15,000 or less 5.3% 11.9%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $13,195 $64,510,355 62.1%
Support Expenditures
Student $670 $3,275,630 3.2%
Staff $865 $4,228,985 4.1%
General Administration $296 $1,447,144 1.4%
School Administration $781 $3,818,309 3.7%
Operation $1,168 $5,710,352 5.5%
Transportation $1,041 $5,089,449 4.9%
Other $442 $2,160,938 2.1%
Total Support $5,262 $25,725,918 24.8%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,794 $13,659,866 13.1%
Total Expenditures $21,252 $103,901,028 100.0%
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%