Cayuga School

865 Hawkins Ave
Lake Grove, NY 11755
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Cayuga School serves 553 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Cayuga School placed 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%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is lower 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 45-49% (which is lower than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Cayuga School's student population of 553 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students553 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

Cayuga School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Cayuga School is 0.42, 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
#2776 out of 4239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
4%
9%
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Hispanic
15%
27%
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Black
3%
17%
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White
75%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.420.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSachem Central School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Cayuga School is Sachem High School North (0.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Samoset Middle School (0.8 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Ronkonkoma Sachem High School North Math: 94% | Reading: 98%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 9-12 | 2,205 students
    0.5 miles
    212 Smith Rd
    Ronkonkoma, NY 11779
    (631) 471-1400
    0.5 9-12 2,205
  • Ronkonkoma Samoset Middle School Math: 64% | Reading: 46%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 970 students
    0.8 miles
    51 School St
    Ronkonkoma, NY 11779
    (631) 471-1700
    0.8 6-8 970
  • Lake Grove Wenonah School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 520 students
    0.8 miles
    251 Hudson Ave
    Lake Grove, NY 11755
    (631) 471-1880
    0.8 K-5 520
  • Lake Grove Eugene Auer Memorial School Math: 30-34% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 1-5 | 286 students
    1.5 miles
    17 Wing St
    Lake Grove, NY 11755
    (631) 285-8500
    1.5 1-5 286
  • Centereach Holbrook Road School Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 1-5 | 371 students
    1.5 miles
    170 Holbrook Ave
    Centereach, NY 11720
    (631) 285-8560
    1.5 1-5 371

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