Canaan Elementary School

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

582 students

Canaan Elementary School serves 582 students in grades PK-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the NY average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 52%.
Canaan Elementary School operates within the Patchogue-medford Union Free School District.

Overview

The student population of 582 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 20% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 582 students
Canaan Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 28 teachers
Canaan Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Canaan Elementary School 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 less than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 21:1 13:1
Canaan Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
8%
Canaan Elementary School Asian (1989-2012)
Hispanic
28%
23%
Canaan Elementary School Hispanic (1989-2012)
Black
3%
19%
Canaan Elementary School Black (1990-2012)
White
64%
48%
Canaan Elementary School White (1989-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Canaan Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Canaan 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.
0.51 0.68
Canaan 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.
26%
42%
Canaan 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.
10%
7%
Canaan Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 8,221 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Patchogue-medford Union Free School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
3
Number of Students Managed 8,221 1,136
Patchogue-medford Union Free   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2011)
District Total Revenue $165 MM $29 MM
Patchogue-medford Union Free   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $155 MM $29 MM
Patchogue-medford Union Free   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $19,176 $21,692
Patchogue-medford Union Free   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $17,995 $21,514
Patchogue-medford 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 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
  • Patchogue Eastern Suffolk Boces
    Special Education School
    201 Sunrise Hwy
    Patchogue , NY , 11772
    (631)687-3006
    Special Education School
    0.9  mi  |  n/a  students  |  Gr.  n/a
  • Patchogue Medford Elementary School
    281 Medford Ave
    Patchogue , NY , 11772
    (631)687-8300
    1.1  mi  |  580  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • Holtsville Sequoya Middle School
    750 Waverly Ave
    Holtsville , NY , 11742
    (631)207-7100
    1.1  mi  |  972  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Patchogue Saxton Middle School
    121 Saxton St
    Patchogue , NY , 11772
    (631)687-6700
    1.2  mi  |  734  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Patchogue Barton Elementary School
    199 Barton Ave
    Patchogue , NY , 11772
    (631)687-6900
    1.4  mi  |  639  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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