Barack Obama Elementary School

Tel: (516)434-4401
Grades 1-5
506 students
  • Barack Obama Elementary School serves 506 students in grades 1-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the NY average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 55%.
  • Barack Obama Elementary School operates within the Hempstead Union Free School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 506 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has declined by 18% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 1-5
Total Students 506 students
Barack Obama Elementary School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Barack Obama Elementary School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 27 teachers
Barack Obama Elementary School Total Teachers (1988-2015)
Students by Grade Barack Obama Elementary School Student 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 0.43 is more than the state average of 0.37. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 15:1
Barack Obama Elementary School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
n/a
9%
Barack Obama Elementary School Asian Students (1989-2013)
Hispanic
72%
25%
Barack Obama Elementary School Black Students (1991-2015)
Black
23%
18%
Barack Obama Elementary School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
5%
45%
Barack Obama Elementary School White Students (1990-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Barack Obama Elementary School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
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.
0.43 0.37
Barack Obama Elementary School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
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.
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Barack Obama Elementary School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2014)
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.
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Barack Obama Elementary School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2014)

District Comparison

  • Hempstead Union Free School District's student population of 7,626 students has grown by 22% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $28,312 in this district is less than the state average of $31,635. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $29,756 is less than the state average of $30,416. The district spending/student has grown by 12% over four years.
School District Name Hempstead Union Free School District
Number of Schools
Managed
10
2
Number of Students Managed 7,626 935
Hempstead Union Free School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue $185 MM $30 MM
Hempstead Union Free School District District Total Revenue (1995-2015)
District Spending $194 MM $28 MM
Hempstead Union Free School District District Spending (1995-2015)
District Revenue / Student $28,312 $31,635
Hempstead Union Free School District District Revenue / Student (1992-2015)
District Spending / Student $29,756 $30,416
Hempstead Union Free School District District Spending / Student (1992-2015)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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