Middle Schools in Pine Bush Central School District


The Pine Bush Central School District in New York is home to two middle schools, Crispell Middle School and Circleville Middle School, which serve students in grades 6-8. While both schools share the same district, they exhibit notable differences in their student demographics, academic performance, and resource allocation.

Crispell Middle School has a higher percentage of white students (68.4%) compared to Circleville Middle School (32.22%), which has a more diverse student population with higher percentages of African American (23.33%) and Hispanic (36.44%) students. Crispell Middle School also outperforms Circleville Middle School on most state assessment metrics, particularly in math, with 46.39% proficiency in 8th grade math compared to Circleville's 21.3%. Additionally, Crispell Middle School has higher proficiency rates on Regents exams, such as 100% in Algebra I and 97.73% in Living Environment, compared to Circleville's 96.67% and 97.14%, respectively.

The differences between the two schools extend beyond academic performance. Crispell Middle School has a lower percentage of students receiving free or reduced-price lunch (51.66%) compared to Circleville Middle School (62.67%), suggesting a higher socioeconomic status among Crispell's student population. Furthermore, Crispell Middle School spends $20,541 per student, while Circleville Middle School spends $19,642 per student, and Crispell has a slightly higher student-teacher ratio of 12.1 compared to Circleville's 10.8.

District Detail

 156 Rt 302
Pine Bush, NY 12566-0700

 (845) 744-2031

SchoolDigger Rank:
594th of 866 New York districts

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Grades served: PK, KG-12
Students: 4,769

Primary Schools: 4
Middle Schools: 2
High Schools: 1
Alternative Schools: 0

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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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