Birch Lane Elementary School

Birch Lane Elementary School serves 618 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Birch Lane Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Birch Lane Elementary School's student population of 618 students has declined by 16% over five school years.
The teacher population of 47 teachers has declined by 16% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students618 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Birch Lane Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers47 teachers
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School Comparison

Birch Lane Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 4,239 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Birch Lane Elementary School is 0.20, 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
#1200 out of 4239 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
9%
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Hispanic
7%
27%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Birch Lane Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
n/a
17%
White
89%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Birch Lane Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score
0.200.71
This chart display the diversity score of Birch Lane Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
5%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
1%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Birch Lane Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMassapequa Union Free School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Birch Lane Elementary School is Edmund W Miles Middle School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is East Lake Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Massapequa Park East Lake Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 507 students
    0.2 miles
    154 E Lake Ave
    Massapequa Park, NY 11762
    (516) 308-5201
    0.2 K-5 507
  • Amityville Northwest Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 1-3 | 651 students
    0.6 miles
    450 County Line Rd
    Amityville, NY 11701
    (631) 565-6500
    0.6 1-3 651
  • Massapequa Park Mckenna Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 464 students
    0.7 miles
    210 Spruce St
    Massapequa Park, NY 11762
    (516) 308-5501
    0.7 K-5 464
  • Amityville Edmund W Miles Middle School Math: 12% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 7-9 | 617 students
    0.9 miles
    501 Rt 110
    Amityville, NY 11701
    (631) 565-6200
    0.9 7-9 617
  • Massapequa Unqua Elementary School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 539 students
    1.0 miles
    350 Unqua Rd
    Massapequa, NY 11758
    (516) 308-5601
    1 K-5 539

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