Birchwood Elementary School



Birchwood Elementary School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Birchwood Elementary School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 54
1 46
2 50
3 42
4 47
5 54
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Birchwood Elementary School is a public elementary school located in Schenectady, NY in the Niskayuna Central School District. It enrolls 293 students in grades 1st through 12th. Birchwood Elementary School is the 2,305th largest public school in New York and the 42,187th largest nationally. It has 15.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 293
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 19.22
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 42,187th out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in New York: 2,305th out of 2,782
Student/Teacher Rank in New York: 1,992nd out of 2,753
Full Time Teacher Rank in New York: 2,443rd out of 2,753

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Birchwood Elementary School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 154
(53%)
1,325
(49%)
 Male 139
(47%)
1,391
(51%)

Birchwood Elementary School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 193
(66%)
1,988
(73%)
 Asian 63
(22%)
445
(16%)
 Two or More 20
(7%)
99
(4%)
 Black 9
(3%)
98
(4%)
 Hispanic 8
(3%)
85
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Birchwood Elementary School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 265
(90%)
2,403
(88%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 25
(9%)
268
(10%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 3
(1%)
45
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,554 ranked schools in New York, Birchwood Elementary School is ranked 2,443rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Birchwood Elementary School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (9.6%) 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.

Birchwood Elementary School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 324
2006 323
2007 345
2008 333
2009 303
2010 281
2011 276
2012 271
2013 263
2014 268
2015 293

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.1
2006 16.6
2007 18.3
2008 17
2009 15.6
2010 13.9
2011 15
2012 17.6
2013 17.1
2014 14.1
2015 15.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.04320987654321
2006 0.046439628482972
2007 0.055072463768116
2008 0.075075075075075
2009 0.04950495049505
2010 0.096085409252669
2011 0.072463768115942
2012 0.055350553505535
2013 0.041825095057034
2014 N/A
2015 0.095563139931741

Compare Birchwood Elementary School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,278.3% 12.8:1
 
1,520.0% 15.2:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 9.6%
 
State Average 53.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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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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