Baylis Elementary School

580 Woodbury Rd
Plainview, NY 11803
(School attendance zone shown in map)
9/
10
Top 20%
Serving 418 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Baylis Elementary School ranks in the top 20% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 87% (which is higher than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-74% (which is higher than the New York state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 51% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 418 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 51%
  • : Top 20% in NY
  • : 87% (Top 10%)
  • : 70-74% (Top 20%)
  • : ≥90% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Baylis Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

Baylis Elementary School's student population of 418 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
418 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
40 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Baylis Elementary School ranks within the top 20% of all 4,377 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Baylis Elementary School is 0.58, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (NY)
#493 out of 4377 schools
(Top 20%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Baylis Elementary School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
87%
46%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Baylis Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
70-74%
49%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Baylis Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
≥90%
78%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Baylis Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
11:1
This chart displays the student teacher ratio of Baylis Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
43%
10%
This chart displays the percentage of Asian students in Baylis Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
4%
29%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Baylis Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
1%
16%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Baylis Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
49%
41%
This chart displays the percentage of White students in Baylis Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
This chart displays the percentage of students of two or more races in Baylis Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Baylis Elementary School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in New York.
0.58
This chart displays the diversity score of Baylis Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
51%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Baylis Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Baylis Elementary School's ranking?
Baylis Elementary School is ranked #493 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in New York.
What schools are Baylis Elementary School often compared to?
Baylis Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like South Grove Elementary School, Village Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
87% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while 70-74% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
How many students attend Baylis Elementary School?
418 students attend Baylis Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
49% of Baylis Elementary School students are White, 43% of students are Asian, 4% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Baylis Elementary School?
Baylis Elementary School has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Baylis Elementary School offer ?
Baylis Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Baylis Elementary School part of?
Baylis Elementary School is part of Syosset Central School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 418 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 51%
  • : Top 20%
  • : 87% (Top 10%)
  • : 70-74% (Top 20%)
  • : ≥90% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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