Burns Avenue School

40 Burns Ave
Hicksville, NY 11801
(School attendance zone shown in map)
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 290 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Burns Avenue School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is lower than the New York state average of 55%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is lower than the New York state average of 62%).
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is higher than the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is higher than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 290 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 88%
  • : Bottom 50% in NY
  • : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • : 50-54% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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School Overview

Burns Avenue School's student population of 290 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has grown by 20% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
290 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
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School Rankings

Burns Avenue School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 4,093 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Burns Avenue School is 0.68, 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.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NY)
#2448 out of 4093 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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45-49%
55%
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50-54%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
11:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
37%
10%
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Hispanic
41%
29%
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Black
6%
16%
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White
12%
41%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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0.68
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
3%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Burns Avenue School's ranking?
Burns Avenue School is ranked #2448 out of 4,093 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in New York.
What schools are Burns Avenue School often compared to?
Burns Avenue Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Woodland Avenue School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
45-49% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 55% NY state average), while 50-54% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 62% NY state average).
How many students attend Burns Avenue School?
290 students attend Burns Avenue School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
41% of Burns Avenue School students are Hispanic, 37% of students are Asian, 12% of students are White, 6% of students are Black, 2% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Burns Avenue School?
Burns Avenue School has a student ration of 12:1, which is higher than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Burns Avenue School offer ?
Burns Avenue School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Burns Avenue School part of?
Burns Avenue School is part of Hicksville Union Free School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 290 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 88%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 45-49% (Btm 50%)
  • : 50-54% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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