Powells Lane School

603 Powells Ln

Westbury, NY 11590-1345

Tel: (516)876-5125
Grades: 3-5

518 students

Powells Lane School serves 518 students in grades 3-5.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the NY average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 53%.
Powells Lane School operates within the Westbury Union Free School District.

Overview

The student population of 518 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 3-5
Total Students 518 students
Powells Lane School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 51% Male / 49%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 41 teachers
Powells Lane School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2013)
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 0.47 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 13:1 13:1
Powells Lane School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
Hispanic
66%
24%
Powells Lane School Hispanic (1989-2013)
Black
32%
19%
Powells Lane School Black (1989-2013)
White
2%
47%
Powells Lane School White (1989-2013)
All Ethnic Groups
Powells Lane 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.
0.47 0.36
Powells Lane School Diversity Score (1989-2013)
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.
81%
41%
Powells Lane 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.
9%
7%
Powells Lane School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 8,971 students has grown by 119% over five years.
School District Name Westbury Union Free School District
Number of Schools
Managed
6
3
Number of Students Managed 8,971 1,015
Westbury Union Free   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2013)
District Total Revenue $105 MM $29 MM
District Spending $103 MM $29 MM
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 (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Park Avenue School (0.6 miles away)
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  • WestburyHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Westbury Middle School
    455 Rockland St
    WestburyNY 11590
    (516)876-5082
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  • WestburyPark Avenue School
    955 Park Ave
    WestburyNY 11590
    (516)876-5109
    0.6 mi | 815 students | Gr. 1-2                      
  • Old WestburyWestbury High School
    Magnet School
    1 Post Rd
    Old WestburyNY 11568
    (516)876-5047
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    0.6 mi | 1266 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • WestburyDryden Street School
    545 Dryden St
    WestburyNY 11590
    (516)876-5039
    0.9 mi | 621 students | Gr. PK-1                      
  • WestburyDrexel Avenue School
    161 Drexel Ave
    WestburyNY 11590
    (516)876-5030
    1 mi | 528 students | Gr. 3-5                      

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