East Lake Elementary School

154 E Lake Ave
Massapequa Park, NY 11762
7/
10
Top 50%
Serving 508 students in grades Kindergarten-5, East Lake Elementary School ranks in the top 50% 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 60-64% (which is higher than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (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 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 508 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 14%
  • : Top 50% in NY
  • : 60-64% (Top 30%)
  • : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • : ≥90% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

School Overview

East Lake Elementary School's student population of 508 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 48 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
508 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
48 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

East Lake Elementary School ranks within the top 50% of all 4,377 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of East Lake Elementary School is 0.25, 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)
#1411 out of 4377 schools
(Top 50%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of East Lake Elementary School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
60-64%
46%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of East Lake Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
50-54%
49%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of East Lake Elementary 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.
≥90%
78%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of East Lake Elementary 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
This chart displays the student teacher ratio of East Lake Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart displays the percentage of American Indian students in East Lake Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Asian
1%
10%
This chart displays the percentage of Asian students in East Lake Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
9%
29%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in East Lake Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
1%
16%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in East Lake Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
86%
41%
This chart displays the percentage of White students in East Lake Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
This chart displays the percentage of students of two or more races in East Lake Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in East Lake Elementary School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in New York.
0.25
This chart displays the diversity score of East Lake Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
5%
51%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in East Lake Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (17-18)
2%
5%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in East Lake Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is East Lake Elementary School's ranking?
East Lake Elementary School is ranked #1411 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in New York.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
60-64% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while 50-54% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
How many students attend East Lake Elementary School?
508 students attend East Lake Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
86% of East Lake Elementary School students are White, 9% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of East Lake Elementary School?
East Lake Elementary School has a student ration of 11:1, which is equal to the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does East Lake Elementary School offer ?
East Lake Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is East Lake Elementary School part of?
East Lake Elementary School is part of Massapequa Union Free School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 508 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 14%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 60-64% (Top 30%)
  • : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • : ≥90% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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