Birch Lane Elementary School

  • Birch Lane Elementary School serves 727 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 65-69% (which is higher than the New York state average of 50%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New York state average of 56%.

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School Overview

  • Birch Lane Elementary School's student population of 727 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 55 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students727 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Birch Lane Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers55 teachers
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Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Birch Lane Elementary School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Birch Lane Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Birch Lane Elementary School is 0.15, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall School Rank#1272 out of 4,239 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Birch Lane 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Birch Lane 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio13:114:1
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Asian
2%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Birch Lane Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
6%
26%
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 2016-17 school year data.
White
92%
44%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Birch Lane Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis 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 Score0.150.39
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 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
4%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Birch Lane Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
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 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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