Potsdam High School

29 Leroy St, Potsdam, NY 13676 | (315) 265-2000
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 497
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 497 high school students from grades 9-12
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Joann Chambers
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 497
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 38.1
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 13.0
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 271 (54.5%)
  • Females: 225 (45.3%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 37 (7.4%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 120 (24.1%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 157 (31.6%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Potsdam High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian102.0%
Black51.0%
Asian51.0%
Hispanic20.4%
White47495.4%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Potsdam High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade12124.3%
10th Grade12324.7%
11th Grade12124.3%
12th Grade11623.3%
Ungraded163.2%
Graduate & Dropout Information (2010)
Graduation Rate
School:
85.0%
District:
80.0%
Percent of Graduates Earning a Regents Diploma
School:
95.0%
District:
95.0%
State:
83.0%
Percent of Students That Dropped Out
School:
1.0%
District:
1.0%
State:
3.0%
Public Assistance (2010)
Estimated Percent of Students From Households That Receive Public Assistance: 1-10%
Attendance & Suspensions (2009)
Attendance Rate
School:
97.0%
District:
96.0%
State:
93.0%
Percent of Students Suspended
School:
3.0%
District:
2.0%
State:
5.0%
Teacher Certification & Qualifications (2010)
Percent of Teachers Without a Valid Teaching Certificate
School:
3.0%
District:
1.0%
Percent of Teachers Out of Certification
School:
3.0%
District:
1.0%
Percent of Classes Taught by Teachers Without Appropriate Certification
School:
3.0%
District:
1.0%
Percent of Core Classes Not Being Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
3.0%
District:
1.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Less Than 3 Years of Experience
School:
5.0%
District:
3.0%
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
38.0%
District:
30.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
School:
11.0%
District:
8.0%
Turnover Rate For Teachers with Less Than 5 Years of Experience
School:
25.0%
District:
18.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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