District Summary Ratings

A larger number of schools in this district are rated below average in school quality.

Top Rated Schools in This District

These are some of the top-rated public schools in Elmira City School District based on a variety of measures, including academic performance and equity. Find out more about GreatSchools ratings.

District Academic Progress

This district has a larger number of schools whose students are making less academic progress than their peers at other schools in the state.


Academic Summary

Is this district offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful districts are working to close the achievement gap.


Advanced Courses

Rigorous courses can help students prepare for and get into college, including coursework in STEM subjects. Find out more.
Parent Tip
Many successful high school students end up in remedial math courses in college. Is your student prepared for college-level math? Ask this district how they ensure students are well-prepared.


Student Demographics

Schools that create a positive culture help all students thrive. See how.


Teachers & Staff

Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.


District Calendar


District Finances

How a school district allocates funds can reflect its priorities. Learn more about how these decisions are made.
Parent Tip
District decisions about how to spend money impact your child’s schooling. Here’s how parents can have an influence.


Reviews From Schools in Elmira City School District

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Parent / Guardian
August 12, 2020
I was hesitant to enroll my children in the Elmira City School District when we moved here because of the GreatSchools rating, which was very low. But our experience has been wonderful. The staff are... More
Review for Diven School
Other (school staff, family member, recent alum, etc)
November 21, 2016
This is a wonderful school. It has excellent sports programs, in addition to wonderful staff and a great student body. The merging of the two high schools has done great things for the school and its... More
Review for Elmira High School
Other (school staff, family member, recent alum, etc)
April 20, 2016
No learning help for children that are disabled you would think that every school would have help for students that have disabilities.
Review for Riverside School
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