Suffolk County Public Schools

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There are 346 public schools in Suffolk County County, New York, serving 251,010 students.
Minority enrollment is 35% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the New York state average of 52%.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is more than the state average of 13:1.

Suffolk County Public Schools

County Statistics

About Suffolk County County County Statistics (NY) State Statistics
Population (Approximate) 1,478,974 people 19,231,858 people
Age 25+ w/College Degree 39% 32%
Median Household Income $87,765 $54,125
Recent Public School Articles
Students of Color Disproportionately Disciplined in Schools
Students of Color Disproportionately Disciplined in Schools
Research shows that students of color face a disproportionate number of disciplinary actions in U.S. public schools. Learn about these disparities, as well as the policies that fuel them. Also learn about suggested measures to address this problem.
Charter Schools Produce More Graduates than Public Schools
Studies show that graduation rates at charter schools outpace graduation rates at public schools. Learn how charter schools have been able to improve graduation rates, and the positive effects charter schools have on students’ lives in the long-term.
Changing Demographics Will Alter the Diversity of Public Schools
Learn about projected changes in public school enrollment of various ethnic groups and what problems may be ahead for state education systems as they try to cope with increasing financial demands as a result of increased enrollment.
Did You Know?
Suffolk County, NY public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of .67, which is lower than the New York average of .68. The most diverse school district in Suffolk County is Conservatory Lab Charter (district) School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in New York or in the USA.