Richard H O'rourke Middle School

Serves grades 6 - 8

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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 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
173 Lakehill Rd
Burnt Hills, NY 12027
Phone
(518) 399-9141
District
BURNT HILLS-BALLSTON LAKE CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
County
SCHENECTADY COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
726
Classroom Teachers
56

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to New York

8

(10 is best)

Better than 77.1% of NY schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

9

(10 is best)

Richard H O'rourke Middle School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 6

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 64 47
Proficiency in Reading 66 49
Proficiency in Math 61 45

Grade 7

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 64 41
Proficiency in Reading 58 40
Proficiency in Math 70 42

Grade 8

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 53 37
Proficiency in Reading 50 47
Proficiency in Math 55.0 27

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 13.02
AVG FOR DISTRICT 11.82
AVG FOR STATE 17.74
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
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 0 0.0%
Grade 6 196 27.0%
Grade 7 254 35.0%
Grade 8 269 37.1%
Grade 9 0 0.0%
Grade 10 0 0.0%
Grade 11 0 0.0%
Grade 12 0 0.0%
Total 726 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 94.4% 95.5% 45.1%
Black 1.7% 1.2% 17.7%
Hispanic 1.8% 1.8% 26.9%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 2.1% 1.4% 9.3%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.0% 0.1% 0.9%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 13.5% 12.0% 38.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 9.1% 9.1% 34.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 4.4% 2.9% 3.6%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 18,489 19,849,399
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 367.1 419
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.2% 5.9%
5-19 YEARS OLD 19.9% 18.0%
20-44 YEARS OLD 25.2% 34.2%
45-64 YEARS OLD 31.0% 26.7%
65 OR OLDER 18.8% 15.2%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 6,838 7,302,710
Single Parent Households With Children 8.1% 10.8%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 97.2% 86.1%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 41.5% 35.3%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 17.7% 16.1%
$100,000 - $149,999 24.4% 15.0%
$75,000 - $99,999 17.4% 11.9%
$50,000 - $74,999 18.2% 15.9%
$30,000 - $49,999 11.7% 15.5%
$15,000 - $29,999 6.5% 13.4%
$15,000 or less 4.2% 12.4%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $12,430 $38,184,960 60.9%
Support Expenditures
Student $711 $2,184,192 3.5%
Staff $596 $1,830,912 2.9%
General Administration $280 $860,160 1.4%
School Administration $775 $2,380,800 3.8%
Operation $1,355 $4,162,560 6.6%
Transportation $1,195 $3,671,040 5.9%
Other $297 $912,384 1.5%
Total Support $5,208 $15,998,976 25.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,784 $8,552,448 13.6%
Total Expenditures $20,422 $62,736,384 100.0%
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%