PROFICIENCY 95% 97% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
61%POTSDAM CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
61%Potsdam
48%New York

Potsdam Senior High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "POTSDAM CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT" in Potsdam, NY. There are a total of 348 students and 26 teachers at Potsdam Senior High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 14 to 1. There are a total of 76 free lunch students and 17 reduced lunch students.

Potsdam Senior High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 95.0%, which is 97% higher than the New York average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students348
Teachers26.31
Student/Teacher ratio14:1
Free lunch76
Reduced lunch17

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Potsdam Senior High School, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All>= 95%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School>= 95%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All>= 95%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School>= 95%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Potsdam Senior High School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictNew YorkNational
Caucasian 93.9% 93.9% 64.4% 51.1%
African American 2.5% 1.7% 13.3% 15.9%
Asian 1.7% 2.3% 4.5% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 1.0% 1.2% 15.2% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.5% 0.3% 0.6% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.5% 0.6% 2.0% 3.1%

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Potsdam demographics profile

StatisticPotsdamNew YorkNational
Population9,68219,697,457318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,96935991
Median age21.238.237.7
Male/Female ratio1.1:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)20%52%55%
Speak English87%70%79%
Speak Spanish3%15%13%

Education level achieved in Potsdam

IndexPotsdamNew YorkNational
Completed 8th grade91.0%83.5%84.3%
Completed high school90.3%82.1%83.0%
Completed some college74.1%59.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree62.0%43.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors55.5%34.7%30.3%
Completed masters32.2%15.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree12.2%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate9.7%1.5%1.3%
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Source: The Potsdam Senior High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.