Powells Lane School

603 Powells Ln

Westbury, NY 11590-1345

Tel: (516)876-5125
Grades: 2-5

570 students

Powells Lane School serves 570 students in grades 2-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the NY average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 52%.
Powells Lane School operates within the Westbury Union Free School District.

Overview

The student population of 570 students has grown by 15% over five years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has grown by 10% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 2-5
Total Students 570 students
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 43 teachers
Students by Grade Powells Lane School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.51 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
Hispanic
60%
23%
Black
36%
19%
White
1%
48%
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 0.35
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.
68%
42%
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.
8%
7%
Powells Lane School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 8,869 students has grown by 117% over five years.
School District Name Westbury Union Free School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
3
Number of Students Managed 8,869 1,324
Westbury Union Free   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $105 MM $29 MM
Westbury Union Free   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $103 MM $29 MM
Westbury Union Free   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $25,747 $21,692
Westbury Union Free   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $25,118 $21,514
Westbury 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 Westbury High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Westbury Middle School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Park Avenue School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • WestburyHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Westbury Middle School
    455 Rockland St
    WestburyNY 11590
    (516)876-5082
    0.5 mi | 894 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • Old WestburyWestbury High School
    Magnet School
    1 Post Rd
    Old WestburyNY 11568
    (516)876-5047
    Magnet School

    0.6 mi | 1249 students | Gr. 8-12                      
  • WestburyPark Avenue School
    955 Park Ave
    WestburyNY 11590
    (516)876-5109
    0.6 mi | 746 students | Gr. KG-2                      
  • WestburyDryden Street School
    545 Dryden St
    WestburyNY 11590
    (516)876-5039
    1 mi | 592 students | Gr. PK-KG                      
  • WestburyDrexel Avenue School
    161 Drexel Ave
    WestburyNY 11590
    (516)876-5030
    1 mi | 561 students | Gr. 2-5                      

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