Saxton Middle School

Tel: (631)687-6700
Grades: 6-8

734 students

Saxton Middle School serves 734 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 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%.
Saxton Middle School operates within the Patchogue-medford Union Free School District.

Overview

The student population of 734 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has declined by 15% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 734 students
Gender % 45% Male / 55%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 39 teachers
Students by Grade Saxton Middle School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.52 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 19:1 13:1
Saxton Middle School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Asian
2%
8%
Hispanic
27%
23%
Black
4%
19%
White
64%
48%
All Ethnic Groups Saxton Middle School Sch Ethnicity Saxton Middle 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.
0.52 0.35
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.
31%
42%
Saxton Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2013)
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.
11%
7%

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 1,324
Patchogue-medford Union Free   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
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: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Patchogue Medford High School (1.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Oregon Middle School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Barton Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • PatchogueBarton Elementary School
    199 Barton Ave
    PatchogueNY 11772
    (631)687-6900
    0.3 mi | 639 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • PatchogueEastern Suffolk Boces
    Special Education School
    201 Sunrise Hwy
    PatchogueNY 11772
    (631)687-3006
    Special Education School

    0.4 mi | n/a students | Gr.                       
  • PatchogueMedford Elementary School
    281 Medford Ave
    PatchogueNY 11772
    (631)687-8300
    0.5 mi | 580 students | Gr. KG-5                      
  • PatchogueCanaan Elementary School
    59 Fry Blvd
    PatchogueNY 11772
    (631)687-8100
    1.2 mi | 582 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • MedfordTremont Elementary School
    143 Tremont Ave
    MedfordNY 11763
    (631)687-8700
    1.3 mi | 518 students | Gr. KG-5                      

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