Canaan Elementary School

Canaan Elementary School serves 519 students in grades KG - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the NY average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 54%.
Canaan Elementary School operates within the Patchogue-medford Union Free School District.

School Overview

The student population of 519 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 22% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 519 students
Canaan Elementary School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Canaan Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 27 teachers
Canaan Elementary School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Canaan Elementary School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.55 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 19:1 14:1
Canaan Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
1%
9%
Canaan Elementary School Asian Students (1992-2014)
Hispanic
34%
25%
Canaan Elementary School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
4%
18%
Canaan Elementary School Black Students (1994-2014)
White
58%
46%
Canaan Elementary School White Students (1990-2014)
Two or more races
3%
1%
Canaan Elementary School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
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.
0.55 0.36
Canaan Elementary School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
35%
42%
Canaan Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2014)
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.
10%
5%
Canaan Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2014)

District Comparison

Patchogue-medford Union Free School District's student population of 7,886 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The revenue/student of $18,699 in this district is less than the state average of $23,859. The district revenue/student has declined by 6% over four years.
The district's spending/student of $17,987 is less than the state average of $24,841. The district spending/student has declined by 7% over four years.
School District Name Patchogue-medford Union Free School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
3
Number of Students Managed 7,886 923
Patchogue-medford Union Free   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $160 MM $29 MM
Patchogue-medford Union Free   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2012)
District Spending $154 MM $30 MM
Patchogue-medford Union Free   School District District Spending (1990-2012)
District Revenue / Student $18,699 $23,859
Patchogue-medford Union Free   School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2012)
District Spending / Student $17,987 $24,841
Patchogue-medford Union Free   School District District Spending / Student (1992-2012)
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 Suffolk 2 Boces (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Suffolk 2 Boces (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Suffolk 2 Boces (0.9 miles away)
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    1.1 miles
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