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Berne-Knox-Westerlo Schools

Berne-Knox-Westerlo Central School District provides education for several small New York Towns. Children in attendance hale from Westerlo, Berne, Knox, and sections of New Scotland, Rensselaerville, Middleburgh and Wright. The District Board of Education is a five-member board elected by the community that is responsible for the governance of the school district. Members serve three-year terms. The district has an impressive record of academic achievement, and also excels in other fields of endeavor such as athletics, music and drama, and school and community service.

The Berne-Knox-Westerlo Central School District has been recognized for its academic achievements such as a 99 percent graduation rate in 2004. Which was the highest out of the 53 area school districts encompassing six counties in the Capital Region, according to the New York State Education Department’s annual School Report Card.? Of those graduates, 74 percent earned Regents diplomas.

Berne-Knox-Westerlo Central School District offers 11 Advanced Placement (AP) or college-level courses, including AP Psychology, AP Literature & Composition, AP U.S. History and AP Calculus. The district has expanded its curriculum by offering eight courses to students through the Distance Learning Network. These courses include AP World History, AP Microeconomics, the Holocaust and Sports Marketing.

Berne-Knox-Westerlo Central School District Information  
Berne-Knox-Westerlo Central School District
1738 Helderberg Trail
Berne, NY 12023
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Albany County, New York
518-872-1293
Serving grades K-12
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Students: 1061
Student / Teacher Ratio: 12.7
Schools in this District: 2
Berne-Knox-Westerlo Central School District

Schools   Students   Staff   Academics   Regents   Graduates   Expenditure Data  
Berne-Knox-Westerlo Central School District Schools
School NameCityGrade LevelCounty
Berne-Knox-Westerlo Elementary SchoolBerneK-5Albany County
Berne-Knox-Westerlo Junior-Senior High SchoolBerne6-12Albany County
Student Enrollment Information
Kindergarten
(Full Day)
1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th 10th 11th 12th
73 56 67 75 64 78 78 87 92 107 102 99 83

Total Students:1061
Attendance Rate:95%
Suspensions:38
Year Statistics Compiled:2005
District teacher data and statistics
Superintendent:Steven Schrade
 Full TimePart Time
Principals20
Assistant Principals10
Teachers862
Other Professional Staff80
*Staff data was compiled in 2006

District Administrative Salaries
TitleSalaryBenefitsOtherTotal Compensation
Superintendent Of Schools $103,480$20,479$0$123,959
Assistant Superintendent $88,862$22,309$0$111,171
Note: Data from the 2004-05 school year. It is a requirement that districts report the salaries of the superintendent; the deputy, assistant or associate superintendents; and other administrators or supervisors paid in excess of $113,000.

Adequate Yearly Progress Decisions
Sub-Group NameSatisfactorySchool Year
Subject: Elementary / Middle School English Language Arts
All StudentsYes2006
WhiteYes2006
Students With DisabilitiesYes2006
Economically DisadvantagedYes2006
Subject: Elementary / Middle School Math
All StudentsYes2006
WhiteYes2006
Students With DisabilitiesNo2006
Economically DisadvantagedYes2006
Subject: Elementary / Middle School Science
All StudentsYes2006
Subject: High School English Language Arts
All StudentsYes2006
WhiteYes2006
Subject: High School Graduation Rate
All StudentsYes2006
WhiteYes2006
Subject: High School Math
All StudentsYes2006
WhiteYes2006
Regents Results
SubjectYear# TestedPercent Passing
Earth Science 200695
 
54.7%
English2006101
 
84.2%
French20068
 
100.0%
Global Hist & Geography 200698
 
81.6%
Living Environment 2006107
 
96.3%
Math A 2006103
 
92.2%
Math B 200652
 
55.8%
Chemistry 200668
 
82.4%
Physics 200622
 
100.0%
Spanish200632
 
100.0%
US History and Govt 200692
 
92.4%
Graduation Info
GroupHigh School GraduatesRegents DiplomasAdvanced Regents DiplomasIEP / Local CertificatesYear
All Students7464 (86%)26 (35%)42006
All Students7571 (94%)31 (41%)32005
All Students8261 (74%)0 (0%)72004
General Education6762 (92%)26 (38%)02006
General Education6464 (1%)29 (45%)02005
General Education8261 (74%)0 (0%)02004
Students With Disabilities72 (28%)0 (0%)42006
Students With Disabilities117 (63%)2 (18%)32005
Students With Disabilities00 (0%)0 (0%)72004

Student Post-Graduation Plans
Number of high school students planning to attend 4 year colleges In New York State33 (44%)
Number of high school students planning to attend 4 year colleges Outside of New York State1 (01%)
Number of high school students planning to attend 2 year colleges In New York State25 (33%)
Number of high school students planning to attend 2 year colleges Outside of New York State1 (01%)
Number of high school students planning to attend Post Secondary institutions In New York State0 (0%)
Number of high school students planning to attend Post Secondary institutions Outside of New York State0 (0%)
Number of high school graduates who plan to enroll in the Military2 (02%)
Number of high school graduates who plan to pursue employment12 (02%)
Number of high school graduates with disabilities who plan to attend vocational rehabilitation programs.0 (0%)
Number of high school graduates with a known plan not specified above.0 (0%)
Number of high school graduates whose plans do not fit the above categories or are unknown.0 (0%)
2005/06 District Expenditure & Revenue Information
Unreserved Fund Balance:1,762,531
State AID Revenue:7,869,505
Star Revenue:1,547,075
Total State Revenue (State Aid + Star):9,416,580
Local Revenue:8,093,671
Federal Revenue:794,335
Total Revenue (state + local + federal revenues):18,304,586
Central Administration:452,727
Board of Education:65,643
Teacher Salaries:5,460,915
Pupil Personnel Services Instructional Salaries:0
Curriculum Development and Support Instructional Salaries:236,204
Boces Instructional Expenditures:1,866,344
Tuition Paid to other districts (excluding special act districts):173,986
Tuition Not Included in Tuition Above:57,673
Other Instructional Salaries:803,188
Other Instructional Expenses:625,365
Community Service:0
Operations and Maintenance:907,515
Teacher Retirement:490,831
Health:2,597,759
Other Employee Benefits:933,312
Other Undistributed:209,713
Other:295,000
SubTotal (total exp minus debt service expenditures (principal & interest) and transportation):15,176,175
 
Transportation:1,593,015
Debt Service-Principle:582,426
Debt Service-Interest:353,030
Total Expenditure:17,704,646
Duplicated Combined Adjusted Average Daily Membership:1,117
Revenue Per Pupil:16,387
Expenditure Per Pupil:15,850
Actual Value Per Total Wealth Unit (Property Wealth Per Pupil):254,060
Income Per Total Wealth Pupil Unit:95,916
Combined Wealth Ratio:0.77
IE 1 (Instructional Expenditures Excluding Fringe Benefits) as Percent of Total Expenditures:52.10%
Percent that fringe (employee) benefits for the instructional program are of total expenditures:19.60%
Instructional Expenditures (Including Fringe Benefits) as a percent of total expenditures:71.69%
Instructional Expense as a percent of Adjusted Total Expense:84.98%
Local Revenue Effort Rate (Local Revenues Divided by Property Value):19.48


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