Covert Avenue School

144 Covert Ave
Elmont, NY 11003
8/
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Top 30%
Serving 632 students in grades Prekindergarten-6, Covert Avenue School ranks 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%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65% (which is higher than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 61% (which is higher than the New York state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is equal to the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 91% 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-6
  • Enrollment: 632 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 91%
  • : Top 30% in NY
  • : 65% (Top 30%)
  • : 61% (Top 30%)
  • : ≥95% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Covert Avenue School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Covert Avenue School's student population of 632 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 60 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-6
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
632 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
60 teachers
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School Rankings

Covert Avenue School ranks within the top 30% of all 4,377 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Covert Avenue School is 0.71, 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.
This School
State Level (NY)
#1102 out of 4377 schools
(Top 30%)
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65%
46%
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61%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Covert Avenue 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 2021-22 school year data.
≥95%
78%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Covert Avenue School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
11:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
31%
10%
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Hispanic
42%
29%
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Black
14%
16%
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White
9%
41%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.71
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
42%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
3%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Covert Avenue School's ranking?
Covert Avenue School is ranked #1102 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in New York.
What schools are Covert Avenue School often compared to?
Covert Avenue Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Dutch Broadway School, Clara H Carlson School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
65% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while 61% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
How many students attend Covert Avenue School?
632 students attend Covert Avenue School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
42% of Covert Avenue School students are Hispanic, 31% of students are Asian, 14% of students are Black, 9% of students are White, 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 Covert Avenue School?
Covert Avenue School has a student ration of 11:1, which is equal to the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Covert Avenue School offer ?
Covert Avenue School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-6 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Covert Avenue School part of?
Covert Avenue School is part of Elmont Union Free School District.

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5   3/14/2023
I love it because it''s very fun and we get to eat lunch in the cafeteria and play outside. To my loving school covert avenue school.
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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-6
  • Enrollment: 632 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 91%
  • : Top 30%
  • : 65% (Top 30%)
  • : 61% (Top 30%)
  • : ≥95% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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