Van Rensselaer Elementary School

25 Van Rensselaer Dr, Rensselaer, NY 12144 | (518) 436-4618
  • Grades: PK-5
  • Student Enrollment: 565
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Sally Shields
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 565
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 45.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 12.6
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 260 (46.0%)
  • Females: 262 (46.4%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 69 (12.2%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 294 (52.0%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 363 (64.2%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Van Rensselaer Elementary School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black6912.2%
Asian559.7%
Hispanic234.1%
White37566.4%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Van Rensselaer Elementary School
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten8014.2%
Kindergarten8915.8%
1st Grade8915.8%
2nd Grade6010.6%
3rd Grade8915.8%
4th Grade7713.6%
5th Grade8114.3%
Public Assistance (2010)
Estimated Percent of Students From Households That Receive Public Assistance: 61-70%
Attendance & Suspensions (2009)
Attendance Rate
School:
96.0%
District:
92.0%
State:
93.0%
Percent of Students Suspended
School:
1.0%
District:
6.0%
State:
5.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Less Than 3 Years of Experience
School:
2.0%
District:
1.0%
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
13.0%
District:
21.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
School:
5.0%
District:
10.0%
Turnover Rate For Teachers with Less Than 5 Years of Experience
School:
18.0%
District:
17.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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