Niskayuna High School

Serves grades 9 - 12

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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: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
1626 Balltown Rd
Schenectady, NY 12309
Phone
(518) 382-2511
District
NISKAYUNA CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
County
SCHENECTADY COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
1386
Classroom Teachers
102

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to New York

10

(10 is best)

Better than 91.4% of NY schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

9

(10 is best)

Niskayuna High School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 10

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 95 72
Proficiency in Reading 91 79
Proficiency in Math 98 65

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 13.65
AVG FOR DISTRICT 13.35
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 0 0.0%
Grade 7 0 0.0%
Grade 8 0 0.0%
Grade 9 352 25.4%
Grade 10 351 25.3%
Grade 11 334 24.1%
Grade 12 337 24.3%
Total 1386 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 77.1% 74.5% 45.1%
Black 4.2% 4.3% 17.7%
Hispanic 2.4% 3.5% 26.9%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 16.2% 17.6% 9.3%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 0.1% 0.1% 0.9%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 12.8% 11.4% 38.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 11.0% 9.8% 34.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 1.8% 1.6% 3.6%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 23,604 19,542,209
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 1,147.9 412
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 6.9% 5.9%
5-19 YEARS OLD 20.9% 18.0%
20-44 YEARS OLD 25.7% 34.2%
45-64 YEARS OLD 28.0% 26.7%
65 OR OLDER 18.4% 15.2%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 7,687 7,189,693
Single Parent Households With Children 6.6% 10.8%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 96.5% 86.1%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 60.7% 35.3%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 29.8% 16.1%
$100,000 - $149,999 25.9% 15.0%
$75,000 - $99,999 12.7% 11.9%
$50,000 - $74,999 12.6% 15.9%
$30,000 - $49,999 9.1% 15.5%
$15,000 - $29,999 5.9% 13.4%
$15,000 or less 4.1% 12.4%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $10,503 $43,146,324 58.2%
Support Expenditures
Student $839 $3,446,612 4.6%
Staff $983 $4,038,164 5.4%
General Administration $276 $1,133,808 1.5%
School Administration $627 $2,575,716 3.5%
Operation $1,390 $5,710,120 7.7%
Transportation $1,059 $4,350,372 5.9%
Other $355 $1,458,340 2.0%
Total Support $5,530 $22,717,240 30.6%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,020 $8,298,160 11.2%
Total Expenditures $18,053 $74,161,724 100.0%
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%