Barack Obama Elementary School

176 William St

Hempstead, NY 11550-5848

Tel: (516)292-7088
Grades 1-5
437 students
Barack Obama Elementary School serves 437 students in grades 1 - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the NY average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 54%.
Barack Obama Elementary School operates within the Hempstead Union Free School District.

School Overview

The student population of 437 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 6% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 1-5
Total Students 437 students
Barack Obama Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Barack Obama Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 30 teachers
Barack Obama Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Barack Obama Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.47 is more than the state average of 0.36. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 14:1
Barack Obama Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Hispanic
68%
25%
Barack Obama Elementary School Black Students (1989-2014)
Black
27%
18%
Barack Obama Elementary School Black Students (1989-2014)
White
5%
46%
Barack Obama Elementary School White Students (1989-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Barack Obama Elementary School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NY All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.47 0.36
Barack Obama Elementary School Diversity Score (1989-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
75%
42%
Barack Obama Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
1%
5%
Barack Obama Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 6,998 students has grown by 14% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $27,780 is higher than the state average of $23,859. The district revenue/student has grown by 28% over four years.
The district spending/student of $26,365 is higher than the state average of $24,841. The district spending/student has grown by 24% over four years.
School District Name Hempstead Union Free School District
Number of Schools
Managed
13
2
Number of Students Managed 6,998 926
Hempstead Union Free   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
District Total Revenue $168 MM $29 MM
Hempstead Union Free   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $159 MM $30 MM
Hempstead Union Free   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $27,780 $23,859
Hempstead Union Free   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $26,365 $24,841
Hempstead Union Free   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Hempstead High School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Alverta B Gray Schultz Middle School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Front Street Elementary School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • HempsteadFront Street Elementary School
    0.4 miles | Grades: 1-5 | 314 students436 Front St
    HempsteadNY 11550
    (516)489-2424
    0.41-5314
  • HempsteadAlverta B Gray Schultz Middle School
    0.5 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 1392 students70 Greenwich St
    HempsteadNY 11550
    (516)292-7124
    0.56-81392
  • HempsteadProspect Elementary School
    0.6 miles | Grades: PK-KG | 677 students265 Peninsula Blvd
    HempsteadNY 11550
    (516)292-7111
    0.6PK-KG677
  • HempsteadJackson Annex School
    0.7 miles | Grades: 1-5 | 448 students380 Jackson St
    HempsteadNY 11550
    (516)292-7086
    0.71-5448
  • UniondaleCalifornia Avenue Elementary School
    0.8 miles | Grades: KG-5 | 760 students236 California Ave
    UniondaleNY 11553
    (516)918-1851
    0.8KG-5760

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