Canaan Elementary School

Tel: (631)687-8100
Grades: PK-5

515 students

Canaan Elementary School serves 515 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the NY average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 53%.
Canaan Elementary School operates within the Patchogue-medford Union Free School District.

Overview

The student population of 515 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 31% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 515 students
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 24 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 has increased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.51 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 21:1 13:1
Asian
1%
8%
Hispanic
31%
24%
Black
3%
19%
White
63%
47%
Two or more races
2%
1%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.51 0.36
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.
30%
41%
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.
13%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 7,856 students has decreased by 8% over five years.
School District Name Patchogue-medford Union Free School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
3
Number of Students Managed 7,856 1,015
District Total Revenue $165 MM $29 MM
District Spending $155 MM $29 MM
District Revenue / Student $19,176 $21,692
District Spending / Student $17,995 $21,514
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Patchogue-medford High School (2.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Sequoya Middle School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Medford Elementary School (1.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • PatchogueEastern Suffolk Boces
    Special Education School
    201 Sunrise Hwy
    PatchogueNY 11772
    (631)687-3006
    Special Education School

    0.9 mi | n/a students | Gr.                       
  • PatchogueMedford Elementary School
    281 Medford Ave
    PatchogueNY 11772
    (631)687-8300
    1.1 mi | 604 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • HoltsvilleSequoya Middle School
    750 Waverly Ave
    HoltsvilleNY 11742
    (631)207-7100
    1.1 mi | 894 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • PatchogueSaxton Middle School
    121 Saxton St
    PatchogueNY 11772
    (631)687-6700
    1.2 mi | 743 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • PatchogueBarton Elementary School
    199 Barton Ave
    PatchogueNY 11772
    (631)687-6900
    1.4 mi | 554 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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