Manetuck Elementary School

Manetuck Elementary School serves 441 students in grades KG-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the NY average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 16% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 52%.
Manetuck Elementary School operates within the West Islip Union Free School District.

Overview

The student population of 441 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 23% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-5
Total Students 441 students
Manetuck Elementary School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 30 teachers
Manetuck Elementary School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Manetuck Elementary School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.28 is less than the state average of 1.03. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 13:1
Manetuck Elementary School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
8%
Manetuck Elementary School Asian (1989-2012)
Hispanic
10%
23%
Manetuck Elementary School Hispanic (1991-2012)
Black
n/a
19%
Manetuck Elementary School Black (1994-2010)
White
84%
48%
Manetuck Elementary School White (1989-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Manetuck Elementary School Sch Ethnicity Manetuck 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.
0.28 1.03
Manetuck 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.
5%
42%
Manetuck 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.
3%
7%
Manetuck Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 5,174 students has decreased by 6% over five years.
School District Name West Islip Union Free School District
Number of Schools
Managed
9
3
Number of Students Managed 5,174 1,324
West Islip Union Free   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
District Total Revenue $103 MM $29 MM
District Spending $100 MM $29 MM
West Islip Union Free   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $18,566 $21,692
West Islip Union Free   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $18,175 $21,514
West Islip 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 North Babylon High School (1.1 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Udall Road Middle School (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Parliament Place School (0.8 miles away)
 All Schools  |High Schools High Schools  |Middle Schools Middle Schools  |Elementary Elementary  |Pre-K Pre-K  |Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • West Islip Udall Road Middle School
    900 Udall Rd
    West Islip , NY , 11795
    (631)893-3290
    0.4  mi  |  615  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • North Babylon Parliament Place School
    80 Parliament Place
    North Babylon , NY , 11703
    (631)243-4420
    0.8  mi  |  448  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • West Islip Oquenock Elementary School
    425 Spruce Ave
    West Islip , NY , 11795
    (631)893-3360
    0.8  mi  |  338  students  |  Gr.  KG-5
  • North Babylon North Babylon High School
    1 Phelps Ln
    North Babylon , NY , 11703
    (631)321-3233
    1.1  mi  |  1605  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • North Babylon Marion G Vedder Elementary School
    794 Deer Park Ave
    North Babylon , NY , 11703
    (631)321-3265
    1.1  mi  |  368  students  |  Gr.  KG-5

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
Why Students and Schools Benefit from Foreign Language Programs
Why Students and Schools Benefit from Foreign Language Programs
It’s clear there is currently a gap in language education. As of 2008, only 18.5% of K-12 students were enrolled in a foreign language class. Ask the experts and they all agree— schools with robust foreign language programs can bring students to the next level.
Parent-Teacher Conferences: Parents’ How-To Guide
Communicating early and often with your child’s teacher is an important aspect of ensuring your child has the best possible education. Yet, sometimes parent-teacher conferences can be stressful for a variety of factors. In this article we provide a how-to guide for making the most out of your parent-teacher conference experience.
The Parents’ Guide to Common Core
The Common Core State Standards were developed as a means to prepare K-12 students for success in college or the workforce upon graduation from high school. Since their inception, they have been adopted by 43 states. While much support has been given for the standards, many criticisms have emerged as well.
Related School Videos

View more school videos

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 0.67, which is lower than the New York average of 1.03. The most diverse school district in Suffolk County is Fishers Island Union Free School District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in New York or national school diversity statistics.