Forts Ferry School



Forts Ferry School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Forts Ferry School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 63
1 70
2 58
3 61
4 60
5 74
6 69
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Forts Ferry School is a public elementary school located in Latham, NY in the North Colonie Csd School District. It enrolls 455 students in grades 1st through 12th. Forts Ferry School is the 1,371st largest public school in New York and the 26,378th largest nationally. It has 14.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 455
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 14.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 32.05
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 26,378th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in New York: 1,371st out of 2,782
Student/Teacher Rank in New York: 1,568th out of 2,753
Full Time Teacher Rank in New York: 1,510th out of 2,753

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Forts Ferry School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 237
(52%)
1,395
(52%)
 Female 218
(48%)
1,282
(48%)

Forts Ferry School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 316
(70%)
1,869
(70%)
 Asian 66
(15%)
437
(16%)
 Hispanic 30
(7%)
136
(5%)
 Two or More 29
(6%)
132
(5%)
 Black 13
(3%)
95
(4%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
8
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Forts Ferry School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 350
(77%)
2,186
(82%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 90
(20%)
411
(15%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 15
(3%)
80
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,554 ranked schools in New York, Forts Ferry School is ranked 1,962nd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Forts Ferry School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (23.1%) is significantly lower than the state average of 53.2%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Forts Ferry School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 491
2006 494
2007 489
2009 466
2010 N/A
2011 N/A
2012 458
2013 455
2014 458
2015 455

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 18.2
2006 18.3
2007 18.8
2009 17.9
2010 N/A
2011 N/A
2012 15.8
2013 15.7
2014 14.8
2015 14.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.10183299389002
2006 0.078947368421053
2007 0.12065439672802
2009 0.11587982832618
2010
2011
2012 0.16375545851528
2013 0.14505494505495
2014 0.18122270742358
2015 0.23076923076923

Compare Forts Ferry School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,278.3% 12.8:1
 
1,420.0% 14.2:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 23.1%
 
State Average 53.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Public KG - 06 455 14.2:1  
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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