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140 Saratoga Ave
Amsterdam, NY 12010-0670
p. 518-843-4932

Amsterdam High School
in Amsterdam, NY

Phone Number, Test Scores, Demographics, Faculty, Address, and Students

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District & State Agencies

School District:
Amsterdam City School District
State Agency:
New York State Education Department

Information Summary

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School Demographics and Characteristics

School TypeRegular school
Grades offered9th Grade – 12th Grade
LevelHigh School
Teacher FTEs88.5
Surrounding communityRural, Fringe Census-defined rural territory that is less than or equal to 5 miles from an urbanized area, as well as rural territory that is less than or equal to 2.5 miles from an urban cluster.
Title I Eligible
School-wide Title IN/A
Magnet School
Charter School
Shared-time School

Demographics of Surrounding Area

Reported area around or near Amsterdam, NY 12010-0670
Total Population28,544 (19,703 urban / 8,841 rural)
Households11,908 (2.33 people per house)
Median Household Income$31,766
Families7,532 (2.93 people per family)
Pop. — African American595
Pop. — Asian198
Pop. — Pacific Islander9
Pop. — American Indian / Alaskan Native154
Pop. — White (incl. Hispanic)26,903
Pop. — Other1,157

Special Student Programs

What portion of students are enrolled in special programs?
  # in School % of School % of District
Free Lunch Students 274 22%  
Reduced-Price Lunch Students 50 4%  
Low-Cost Lunch Students 324 27%  
Migrant Students
Special Ed. Students    
English Language Learners     4%

Averaged Freshmen Graduation Rate (AGFR)

The averaged freshman graduation rate is the number of graduates with regular diplomas compared to the size of the incoming freshman class.
  District State
Black Non-HispanicN/AN/A
Asian / Pacific IslanderN/AN/A
American Indian / Alaskan NativeN/AN/A
White Non-HispanicN/AN/A
All Students<56%69%

Completion / Diploma Recipients

Senior students that successfully complete through High-School and receive either a diploma or other completion certificate. Note: %'s are based on total population and do not imply dropout rates.
  # in District % of Seniors
in District
% of Seniors
in State
H.S. Diploma Recipients 197 90.66%
GED Recipients     5.23%
Other Completers N/A

Student Demographics

How many students enroll at Amsterdam High School?
  # in School % of School % of State
Black Non-Hispanic37<3%19%
Asian / Pacific Islander13<1%7%
American Indian / Alaskan NativeN/AN/AN/A
White Non-Hispanic822>67%51%
9th Grade 18 116 2 228 364
10th Grade 10 96 4 210 320
11th Grade 4 70 5 194 273
12th Grade 5 61 2 187 255
Ungraded 6 3 9
Total 37 349 13 822 1,221

Amsterdam City School District – District Faculty and Staff

Faculty and Staff FTEs (Full-Time Equivalents) for Amsterdam High School's local district.
  FTEs % of District % of State
Instructional Aides57.0>27%23%
Instructional Coordinators &amp; SupervisorsN/A2%
Library / Media Specialist5.7>3%2%
Library / Media Support7.0>3%1%
Guidance Staff (Elementary)3.0>1%1%
Guidance Staff (Secondary)5.0<2%2%
Guidance Staff Total8.0>4%4%
District Admins5.0>2%2%
Dist. Admin/Sppt33.0>15%11%
School Admins8.0<4%6%
School Admin/Sppt5.8<3%4%
Other Support67.0<31%35%
  FTEs % of District % of State

Amsterdam City School District Financial Summary

General district financials with comparisons to all districts in state.
  District State Ave.
  Amount Per Student Per Student
Payments to Private Schools$157,000<$42$203
Payments to Charter Schools$17,000<$4$173
Long–Term Debt
 Outstanding at Beginning of Fiscal Year$12,250,000<$3,286$10,631
 Issued During Fiscal Year$15,300,000>$4,105$3,198
 Retired During Fiscal Year$15,300,000>$4,105$3,198
 Outstanding at End of Fiscal Year$25,975,000<$6,969$10,914
Short–Term Debt
 Outstanding at Beginning of Fiscal Year  $2,407
 Outstanding at End of Fiscal Year$9,317,000>$2,499$2,256
 Sinking Fund$263,000<$70$535
 Bond Fund$5,776,000>$1,549$1,342
 Other Funds$9,064,000<$2,431$4,478
Total Revenues$50,285,000<$13,492$20,316
Total Expenses$57,250,000<$15,360$19,968

Amsterdam City School District Teacher / Support Staff Salaries & Benefits

District compensation packages for teachers, instructional aides, and support staff.
  District † State Ave. †
† Limited to Teacher Salaries
Regular Education Programs$11,863,000$14,150,122
Special Education Programs$2,861,000$5,056,254
Vocational Education Programs$287,000$2,052,458
Other Education Programs$216,000$345,492
  District State Ave.
  Salary Benefits Salary Benefits
Instruction (incl. Teachers)$19,943,000$8,646,000$20,669,025$9,884,790
Support Services
 Instructional Staff$772,000$316,000$1,018,056$384,520
 General Administration$466,000$263,000$373,775$173,918
 School Administration$1,053,000$425,000$1,846,945$696,575
 Operation &amp; Maintenance of Plant$1,359,000$550,000$2,348,182$892,223
 Student Transportation$448,000$183,000$781,733$305,915
 Business / Central / Other$669,000$240,000$814,842$291,502
Food Services$51,000$4,000$662,321$120,728

Local District Expense Detail

Expense categories and state-level comparison for Amsterdam City School District.
  District State Ave.
  Amount Per Student Per Student
Elementary / Secondary Education
  Support Services
  Instructional Staff$1,350,000<$362$673
  General Administration$1,213,000<$325$719
  School Administration$1,482,000<$397$674
  Operation &amp; Maintenance of Plant$3,559,000<$954$1,478
  Student Transportation$3,053,000<$819$1,153
  Business / Central / Other$1,635,000<$438$500
  Other Expenses
  Food Services$960,000<$257$351
  Enterprise Operations  $6
Non-Elementary / Non-Secondary Education
 Community Services  $35
 Adult Education$168,000<$45$148
Capital Outlay
 Land &amp; Existing Structures$58,000<$15$140
 Instructional Equipment$163,000<$43$59
 Other Equipment$130,000<$34$229
 Non-Specified Equipment   
Payments to State Govt's   
Payments to Local Govt's   
Payments to Other School Systems$30,000<$8$775
Debt Interest$1,225,000<$328$481

Local District Revenue Detail

Revenue categories and state-level comparison for Amsterdam City School District.
  District State Ave.
  Amount Per Student Per Student
Federal Revenue
  Through State
  Title I$1,121,000>$300$259
  Children with Disabilities Idea$1,097,000>$294$238
  Math, Science, and Teacher Quality   
  Safe and Drug Free Schools$28,000>$7$6
  Title V, Part A  $8
  Vocational and Tech Education  $34
  Bilingual Education   
  Child Nutrition Act$679,000>$182$130
    Direct from Federal Government
  Impact Aid  $313
  Indian Education   
State Revenue
 General Formula Assistance$19,841,000>$5,323$4,982
 Staff Improvement Programs   
 Special Education Programs$4,609,000>$1,236$1,076
 Compensatory and Basic Skills Programs   
 Bilingual Education Programs   
 Gifted and Talented Programs   
 Vocational Education Programs   
 School Lunch Programs$38,000<$10$22
 Capital Outlay and Debt Services Programs  $580
 Transportation Programs   
 Other Programs$7,143,000<$1,916$1,990
  On Behalf
  Employee Benefits   
  Not Employee Benefits   
Local Revenue
 Parent Government Contributions  $3,571
 Property Taxes$11,804,000<$3,167$9,427
 General Sales Taxes  $68
 Public Utility Taxes  $370
 Individual and Corporate Income Taxes   
 All Other Taxes   
 From Other School Systems$78,000<$20$896
 From Cities and Counties  $413
 Tuition Fees from Pupils and Parents$1,000 $109
 Transportation Fees from Pupils and Parents  $21
 School Lunch$359,000<$96$174
 Textbook Sales and Rentals  $1
 District Activity Receipts$22,000<$5$5
 Students Fees, Non-Specified   
 Other Sales and Services  $31
 Interest Earnings$548,000<$147$315

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