J Taylor Finley Middle School

20 Greenlawn Rd
Huntington, NY 11743
(School attendance zone shown in map)
J Taylor Finley Middle School serves 722 students in grades 7-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 48% (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% (which is lower than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
J Taylor Finley Middle 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 student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 56% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

J Taylor Finley Middle School's student population of 722 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 54 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 7-8
Total Students722 students
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Total Classroom Teachers54 teachers
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School Comparison

J Taylor Finley Middle 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 J Taylor Finley Middle School is 0.61, 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
#2595 out of 4239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
48%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
9%
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Hispanic
44%
27%
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Black
8%
17%
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White
44%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.610.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHuntington Union Free School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to J Taylor Finley Middle School is Huntington High School (2.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Oldfield Middle School (1.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Woodhull Intermediate School (0.8 miles away)
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