Comsewogue High School

565 Bicycle Path
Port Jefferson Station, NY 11776
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Comsewogue High School serves 1,274 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 89% (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 94% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Comsewogue High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) 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 35% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Comsewogue High School places among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

Comsewogue High School's student population of 1,274 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 78 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,274 students
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Total Classroom Teachers78 teachers
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School Comparison

Comsewogue High School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Comsewogue High School is 0.50, 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
#496 out of 4239 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
89%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
94%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
3%
9%
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Hispanic
29%
27%
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Black
2%
17%
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White
65%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.500.71
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Graduation Rate
91%
82%
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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 NameBrookhaven-Comsewogue 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 Comsewogue High School is John F Kennedy Middle School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Clinton Avenue School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Port Jefferson Station Clinton Avenue School
    Grades: K-2 | 458 students
    0.1 miles
    140 Clinton Ave
    Port Jefferson Station, NY 11776
    (631) 474-8150
    0.1 K-2 458
  • Port Jefferson Station Terryville Road School
    Grades: 3-5 | 479 students
    0.7 miles
    401 Terryville Rd
    Port Jefferson Station, NY 11776
    (631) 474-2834
    0.7 3-5 479
  • Port Jefferson Station John F Kennedy Middle School
    Grades: 6-9 | 846 students
    1.0 miles
    200 Jayne Blvd
    Port Jefferson Station, NY 11776
    (631) 474-8160
    1.0 6-9 846
  • Port Jefferson Station Boyle Road Elementary School
    Grades: 3-5 | 342 students
    1.3 miles
    424 Boyle Rd
    Port Jefferson Station, NY 11776
    (631) 474-8140
    1.3 3-5 342
  • Port Jefferson Station Norwood Avenue School
    Grades: K-2 | 356 students
    1.7 miles
    290 Norwood Ave
    Port Jefferson Station, NY 11776
    (631) 474-8130
    1.7 K-2 356

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