Great Neck South Middle School

349 Lakeville Rd
Great Neck, NY 11020
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 10%
Serving 851 students in grades 6-8, Great Neck South Middle School ranks in the top 10% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 84% (which is higher than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 85% (which is higher than the New York state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 851 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 84%
  • : Top 10% in NY
  • : 84% (Top 20%)
  • : 85% (Top 10%)
  • : 96% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Great Neck South Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

Great Neck South Middle School's student population of 851 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 85 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
851 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
85 teachers
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School Rankings

Great Neck South Middle School ranks within the top 10% of all 4,377 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Great Neck South Middle School is 0.48, 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)
#364 out of 4377 schools
(Top 10%)
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84%
46%
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85%
49%
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96%
78%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Great Neck South Middle 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
10:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
70%
10%
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Hispanic
8%
29%
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Black
1%
16%
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White
16%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.48
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
3%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Great Neck South Middle School's ranking?
Great Neck South Middle School is ranked #364 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in New York.
What schools are Great Neck South Middle School often compared to?
Great Neck South Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Great Neck North Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
84% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while 85% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
How many students attend Great Neck South Middle School?
851 students attend Great Neck South Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
70% of Great Neck South Middle School students are Asian, 16% of students are White, 8% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Black.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Great Neck South Middle School?
Great Neck South Middle School has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Great Neck South Middle School offer ?
Great Neck South Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Great Neck South Middle School part of?
Great Neck South Middle School is part of Great Neck Union Free School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 851 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 84%
  • : Top 10%
  • : 84% (Top 20%)
  • : 85% (Top 10%)
  • : 96% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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