Birchwood School



Birchwood School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Birchwood School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 6
1 2
2 4
3 5
4 2
5 6
6 4
7 7
8 8
9 4
10 9
11 17
12 12

Birchwood School is a public elementary school located in West Nyack, NY in the Clarkstown Central School District. It enrolls 86 students in grades 1st through 12th. Birchwood School is the 2,690th largest public school in New York and the 53,403rd largest nationally. It has 5.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 86
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 5.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 16.83
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 53,403rd out of 56,229
Enrollment Rank in New York: 2,690th out of 2,712
Student/Teacher Rank in New York: 41st out of 2,708
Full Time Teacher Rank in New York: 2,524th out of 2,708

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Birchwood School Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Male 66
(77%)
2,270
(53%)
 Female 20
(23%)
1,993
(47%)

Birchwood School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 66
(77%)
2,940
(69%)
 Hispanic 12
(14%)
592
(14%)
 Black 4
(5%)
141
(3%)
 Asian 3
(3%)
507
(12%)
 American Indian 1
(1%)
4
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
75
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
4
(0%)

Birchwood School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 72
(84%)
3,922
(92%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 10
(12%)
244
(6%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 4
(5%)
97
(2%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,632 ranked schools in New York, Birchwood School is ranked 2,573rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Birchwood School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (16.3%) is significantly lower than the state average of 53.7%. 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 School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 88
2006 91
2007 96
2008 98
2009 104
2010 99
2011 93
2012 86

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 4.9
2006 4.9
2007 5.9
2008 5
2009 5.9
2010 6.9
2011 5.6
2012 5.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.10227272727273
2006 0.087912087912088
2007 0.16666666666667
2008 0.19387755102041
2009 0.20192307692308
2010 0.11111111111111
2011 0.27956989247312
2012 0.16279069767442

Compare Birchwood School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
510.0% 5.1:1
 
1,284.7% 12.8:1
 
1,610.2% 16.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 16.3%
 
State Average 53.7%
 
National Average 55.2%
 

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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 2012-2013 school year. For private schools this is the 2011-2012 school year.

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