Lyndonville ranked safest school in NY
Press Release, Lyndonville Central School
LYNDONVILLE – Lyndonville Central School District prides itself on making the district a safe environment for students and staff. The efforts have been noticed and the district has received top billing by NewYorkUpstate.com and Niche.com.
NewYorkUpstate.com created the Top 50 safest schools in Upstate New York and placed Lyndonville in the No. 1 spot. Lyndonville was the only district in Orleans County to make the top 50 list.
The data for the list came from Niche.com. The 2019 safety rankings were determined based on multiple factors including parent/student surveys, expenses per student, student absenteeism, in-school suspensions, out-of-school suspensions, expulsions, law enforcement referrals and school-related arrests. According to Niche.com, it uses “data available from dozens of public data sources including the Department of Education, U.S. Census, and FBI” to compile its scores, along with parent, student and resident surveys.
Lyndonville received an A+ ranking from Niche.com. The district has 636 students, a 12:1 student/teacher ratio, and only 18 suspensions or 3 percent of students.
NewYorkUpstate.com is managed by About Advance Media New York, a company comprised of approximately “100 marketers in the heart of Upstate New York” who “manage local, statewide, national and global campaigns for hundreds of companies scattered across Upstate,” according to the company’s website.
Niche.com is a “place to research U.S. colleges, schools, neighborhoods, and companies” and “rigorous cleaning and analysis on large data sets, and combines them with feedback from our community for nuanced insight,” according to the website.