Barnum Woods School

Barnum Woods School serves 748 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Barnum Woods School placed in the top 20% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≥95% (which is higher than the New York state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75-79% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 46% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is lower than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Rankings

Barnum Woods School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

Barnum Woods School's student population of 748 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 50 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students748 students
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Total Classroom Teachers50 teachers
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School Rankings

Barnum Woods School is ranked within the top 20% of all 4,228 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Barnum Woods School is 0.64, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#569 out of 4228 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥95%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75-79%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
20%
9%
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Hispanic
17%
27%
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Black
8%
17%
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White
54%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.640.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameEast Meadow Union Free School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Barnum Woods School is Uniondale High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Woodland Middle School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Walnut Street Elementary School (0.5 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Uniondale Walnut Street Elementary School Math: 60% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 587 students
    0.5 miles
    1270 Walnut St
    Uniondale, NY 11553
    (516) 918-2201
    0.5 K-5 587
  • Uniondale Uniondale High School Math: 90% | Reading: 95%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,404 students
    0.6 miles
    933 Goodrich St
    Uniondale, NY 11553
    (516) 560-8800
    0.6 9-12 2,404
  • East Meadow Woodland Middle School Math: 79% | Reading: 65%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,076 student
    0.9 miles
    690 Wenwood Dr
    East Meadow, NY 11554
    (516) 564-6523
    0.9 6-8 1,076
  • East Meadow Mcvey Elementary School Math: 95% | Reading: 85%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-5 | 710 students
    1.0 miles
    2201 Devon St
    East Meadow, NY 11554
    (516) 228-5300
    1 K-5 710
  • Merrick Harold D Fayette School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-6 | 273 students
    1.1 miles
    1057 Merrick Ave
    Merrick, NY 11566
    (516) 489-3090
    1.1 K-6 273

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