Colonial 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
315 Highbrook Ave
Pelham, NY 10803
Phone
(914) 738-2680
District
PELHAM UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT
County
WESTCHESTER COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
327
Classroom Teachers
19

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to New York

10

(10 is best)

Better than 92.0% of NY schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

10

(10 is best)

Colonial School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 3

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 79 52
Proficiency in Reading 71 50
Proficiency in Math 86 53

Grade 4

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 71 47
Proficiency in Reading 72 47
Proficiency in Math 69 48

Grade 5

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 71 40
Proficiency in Reading 65 36
Proficiency in Math 77 44

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 17.24
AVG FOR DISTRICT 13.17
AVG FOR STATE 17.74
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 0 0.0%
Kindergarten 63 19.3%
Grade 1 58 17.7%
Grade 2 52 15.9%
Grade 3 41 12.5%
Grade 4 46 14.1%
Grade 5 64 19.6%
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 327 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 84.1% 71.5% 45.1%
Black 2.0% 6.2% 17.7%
Hispanic 11.3% 16.6% 26.9%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 2.3% 5.5% 9.3%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.3% 0.2% 0.9%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 4.3% 9.0% 38.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 4.3% 7.7% 34.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 1.3% 3.6%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 12,650 19,542,209
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 5,821.4 412
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.9% 5.9%
5-19 YEARS OLD 24.1% 17.8%
20-44 YEARS OLD 27.9% 34.0%
45-64 YEARS OLD 28.3% 26.7%
65 OR OLDER 13.7% 15.6%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 4,020 7,316,537
Single Parent Households With Children 9.2% 10.6%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 94.8% 86.5%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 63.3% 35.9%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 48.9% 17.3%
$100,000 - $149,999 15.8% 15.4%
$75,000 - $99,999 8.3% 11.9%
$50,000 - $74,999 12.0% 15.6%
$30,000 - $49,999 6.1% 15.0%
$15,000 - $29,999 5.6% 12.9%
$15,000 or less 3.3% 11.9%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $15,590 $44,026,160 63.5%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,542 $4,354,608 6.3%
Staff $732 $2,067,168 3.0%
General Administration $520 $1,468,480 2.1%
School Administration $1,101 $3,109,224 4.5%
Operation $2,560 $7,229,440 10.4%
Transportation $316 $892,384 1.3%
Other $501 $1,414,824 2.0%
Total Support $7,273 $20,538,952 29.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $1,693 $4,781,032 6.9%
Total Expenditures $24,555 $69,343,320 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $15,970 $59,254,908,392 60.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $510 $1,891,198,689 1.9%
Staff $414 $1,534,327,757 1.6%
General Administration $269 $996,880,601 1.0%
School Administration $715 $2,653,908,303 2.7%
Operation $1,883 $6,987,299,924 7.1%
Transportation $1,211 $4,493,914,443 4.6%
Other $586 $2,174,575,231 2.2%
Total Support $5,588 $20,732,154,849 21.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $4,893 $18,154,010,675 18.5%
Total Expenditures $26,450 $98,141,082,849 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%