Candlewood Middle School

  • Candlewood Middle School serves 779 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 76% (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 68% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Candlewood Middle 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 student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the New York state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 43% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is lower than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

School Overview

  • Candlewood Middle School's student population of 779 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 64 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students779 students
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Total Classroom Teachers64 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Candlewood Middle 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 Candlewood Middle School is 0.63, 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#1158 out of 4239 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
76%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
68%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
18%
9%
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Hispanic
11%
27%
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Black
10%
17%
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White
57%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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Diversity Score0.630.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
12%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHalf Hollow Hills Central School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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