Rensselaer Middle School

25 Van Rensselaer Dr, Rensselaer, NY 12144 | (518) 436-8565
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Student Enrollment: 197
Rating
Not Available

No Reviews Yet
Find Old Friends From Rensselaer Middle School

Use the form below to search for alumni from Rensselaer Middle School.

First Name:
Last Name:
Graduation Year
Powered by Classmates.com®

School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Karen Urbanski
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: 197
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 17.5
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 11.3
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 102 (51.8%)
  • Females: 79 (40.1%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 26 (13.2%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 98 (49.7%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 124 (62.9%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Rensselaer Middle School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.5%
Black2110.7%
Asian178.6%
Hispanic105.1%
White13267.0%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Rensselaer Middle School
  Number Percent
6th Grade6332.0%
7th Grade6935.0%
8th Grade6533.0%
Public Assistance (2010)
Estimated Percent of Students From Households That Receive Public Assistance: 61-70%
Attendance & Suspensions (2009)
Attendance Rate
School:
98.0%
District:
92.0%
State:
93.0%
Percent of Students Suspended
School:
6.0%
District:
6.0%
State:
5.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
School:
28.0%
District:
10.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
17.0%
District:
21.0%
Teacher Certification & Qualifications (2010)
Percent of Classes Taught by Teachers Without Appropriate Certification
School:
2.0%
District:
2.0%
Percent of Core Classes Not Being Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
1.0%
District:
1.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

School Ratings and Reviews

Be The First To Review Rensselaer Middle School!

Rate This School
Suggested Topics for Reviews
  • Principal leadership and staff
  • Overall ranking and student achievement
  • Teacher involvement and guidance
  • Extracurricular activities and sports
  • Classroom, building and playground safety
  • School homework load appropriateness
Enter Your Review Below
Enter Your Email Below
Reviews Containing the Following Will Not Be Accepted
  • Offensive or innappropriate comments, including allegations of criminal behavior
  • Names of individuals (faculty, staff, teachers, or students)
I am a and Accept the Terms of Use

School Map and Similar Schools Nearby

Click to Activate Map of Nearby School Campuses
Private
Public
This School
Similar Schools Nearby
North Albany Academy
PK-8 | 414 Students | 1.6 miles away
Not Yet Rated
Giffen Memorial School
PK-6 | 489 Students | 2.0 miles away

5 out of 5
Menands School
KG-8 | 229 Students | 2.2 miles away
Not Yet Rated
William S. Hackett Middle School
6-8 | 629 Students | 2.4 miles away
Not Yet Rated
Arbor Hill Elementary School
PK-6 | 339 Students | 2.7 miles away
Not Yet Rated
Albany School of Humanities
PK-6 | 538 Students | 3.6 miles away
Not Yet Rated
School 16
PK-6 | 366 Students | 3.7 miles away
Not Yet Rated
Myers Middle School
6-8 | 597 Students | 3.8 miles away
Not Yet Rated
Loudonville School
KG-6 | 299 Students | 4.1 miles away

3 out of 5
Gardner-Dickinson School
KG-8 | 331 Students | 4.1 miles away
Not Yet Rated

School Community Forum

Join a discussion about Rensselaer Middle School and talk to others in the community including students, parents, teachers, and administrators.

Popular Discussion Topics
  • Admissions and Registration Questions (e.g. Dress Code and Discipline Policy)
  • School Calendar and Upcoming Events (e.g. Graduation)
  • After School Programs, Extracurricular Activities, and Athletics (e.g. Football)
  • News and Announcements (e.g. Yearbook and Class Supply List Details)
  • Graduate and Alumni Events (e.g. Organizing Class Reunions)
blog comments powered by Disqus
Navigation
Rankings
Nearby Cities
Sponsored Links
K-12 Articles
Helping Young Children with Printing and Cursive Writing
Is your child experiencing difficulty printing or writing? Is he unable to print or write legibly,...
Summer Advice
A few weeks ago, at the weekly after-school program I run through my local church, a group of...
What to Do when Your Student is Held Back
Kids develop at different speeds, and everyone has different skills and abilities. School is easy...