Rhame Avenue Elementary School

Tel: (516)887-8300
Grades: KG-6

315 students

Rhame Avenue Elementary School serves 315 students in grades KG-6.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the NY average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 52%.
Rhame Avenue Elementary School operates within the East Rockaway Union Free School District.

Overview

The student population of 315 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 11% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-6
Total Students 315 students
Rhame Avenue Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 24 teachers
Rhame Avenue Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Rhame Avenue Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.43 is more than the state average of 0.35. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 13:1
Rhame Avenue Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
8%
Rhame Avenue Elementary School Asian (1989-2012)
Hispanic
21%
23%
Rhame Avenue Elementary School Hispanic (1989-2012)
Black
1%
19%
Rhame Avenue Elementary School Black (1989-2012)
White
73%
48%
Rhame Avenue Elementary School White (1989-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Rhame Avenue Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Rhame Avenue Elementary School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.43 0.35
Rhame Avenue Elementary School Diversity Score (1989-2012)
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.
14%
42%
Rhame Avenue Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2012)
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.
4%
7%
Rhame Avenue Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 2,586 students has grown by 108% over five years.
School District Name East Rockaway Union Free School District
Number of Schools
Managed
3
3
Number of Students Managed 2,586 1,324
East Rockaway Union Free   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $32 MM $29 MM
East Rockaway Union Free   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $31 MM $29 MM
East Rockaway Union Free   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $26,107 $21,692
East Rockaway Union Free   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $24,982 $21,514
East Rockaway Union Free   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is East Rockaway Junior Senior High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Lynbrook South Middle School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Waverly Park School (0.6 miles away)
 All Schools  | High Schools High Schools  | Middle Schools Middle Schools  | Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  | Preschools Preschools  | Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • East RockawayWaverly Park School
    320 Waverly Ave
    East RockawayNY 11518
    (516)887-6589
    0.6 mi | 203 students | Gr. 1-5                      
  • East RockawayEast Rockaway Junior Senior High School
    443 Ocean Ave
    East RockawayNY 11518
    (516)887-8300
    0.6 mi | 594 students | Gr. 7-12                      
  • LynbrookMarion Street School
    100 Marion St
    LynbrookNY 11563
    (516)887-0295
    0.7 mi | 423 students | Gr. 1-5                      
  • East RockawayCentre Avenue Elementary School
    55 Centre Ave
    East RockawayNY 11518
    (516)887-8300
    0.8 mi | 359 students | Gr. KG-6                      
  • LynbrookHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Lynbrook South Middle School
    333 Union Ave
    LynbrookNY 11563
    (516)887-0267
    0.9 mi | 411 students | Gr. 6-8                      

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Email: (we will not reveal your email)

Your review:

Would you recommend this school?

Add School Reviews - Recommended Yes     Add School Reviews - Not Recommended No

Area Statistics

Recent Public School Articles
Parents’ Guide to Special Education: Rights and Education Plans
Parents’ Guide to Special Education: Rights and Education Plans
Special education law is not easy to decipher, with several regulations that govern special education services for disabled students. In this article, learn about the core components of the laws, rights, and individual education plans that can help create the best public school environment for your child.
5 Tips for Monitoring Screen Time for Kids
Many school districts have implemented technology initiatives that provide laptops or tablets to students. While these technologies open opportunities for learning outside of school, they also require parental oversight to ensure children aren’t spending too much time online.
9 Smart Tips for Boosting Your Child’s Academic Success
Turn your child into a stronger student by creating the right support structure and expectations. Use these nine tips to help maximize your child's academic success.
Did You Know?
Nassau 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 0.00, which is lower than the New York average of 0.35. The most diverse school district in Nassau County is Guam District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in New York or national school diversity statistics.