Van Rensselaer Elementary School



Van Rensselaer Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Van Rensselaer Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 85
K 103
1 81
2 85
3 79
4 97
5 86
6 77
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Van Rensselaer Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Rensselaer, NY in the Rensselaer City School District. It enrolls 693 students in grades 1st through 12th. Van Rensselaer Elementary School is the 465th largest public school in New York and the 8,338th largest nationally. It has 13.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 693
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 13.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 52.86
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 8,338th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in New York: 465th out of 2,782
Student/Teacher Rank in New York: 1,067th out of 2,753
Full Time Teacher Rank in New York: 394th out of 2,753

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Van Rensselaer Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Male 368
(53%)
368
(53%)
 Female 325
(47%)
325
(47%)

Van Rensselaer Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 392
(57%)
392
(57%)
 Asian 103
(15%)
103
(15%)
 Black 75
(11%)
75
(11%)
 Two or More 68
(10%)
68
(10%)
 Hispanic 55
(8%)
55
(8%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Van Rensselaer Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 447
(65%)
447
(65%)
 Not Eligible 202
(29%)
202
(29%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 44
(6%)
44
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,554 ranked schools in New York, Van Rensselaer Elementary School is ranked 389th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Van Rensselaer Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (70.9%) is higher than the state average of 53.2%. This may indicate that the area has a higher 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.

Van Rensselaer Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 512
2006 471
2007 469
2008 494
2009 522
2010 648
2011 649
2012 705
2013 668
2014 684
2015 693

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 11.6
2006 11.2
2007 10.7
2008 11.5
2009 11.6
2010 11.6
2011 14.1
2012 14.4
2013 14.4
2014 13.4
2015 13.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.626953125
2006 0.63694267515924
2007 0.65031982942431
2008 0.68623481781377
2009 0.69540229885057
2010 0.54012345679012
2011 0.71032357473035
2012 0.74751773049645
2013 0.48952095808383
2014 0.60526315789474
2015 0.70851370851371

Compare Van Rensselaer Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,278.3% 12.8:1
 
1,310.0% 13.1:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 53.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 70.9%
 

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