Best Public Schools in Circleville, NY


The Circleville, New York area is home to three schools - two elementary schools (Circleville Elementary School and Pakanasink Elementary School) and one middle school (Circleville Middle School) - all part of the Pine Bush Central School District. While the schools face some common challenges, such as high rates of free and reduced lunch recipients, a closer look reveals standout performers and areas for improvement.

Pakanasink Elementary stands out with the lowest student-teacher ratio (13.1) in the district and outperforming the district and state averages in 4th grade English Language Arts (ELA) proficiency. Circleville Elementary also has a strong student-teacher ratio (13.6) and outperforms the district average in 3rd grade Math proficiency. In contrast, Circleville Middle School has a more diverse student population but lower test scores compared to the more homogeneous Circleville Elementary, suggesting the need for additional support and resources for schools serving diverse communities.

Overall, the Circleville area schools face challenges, with most performing below state averages in ELA and Math proficiency. However, the data reveals that factors like student-teacher ratio and school demographics may play a role in academic performance. As the Pine Bush Central School District works to address these systemic issues, parents can look to standout schools like Pakanasink Elementary and Circleville Elementary as potential options for their children's education.

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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau, the WNYC and the New York State Department of Health and the NY State Education Department.

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