Link Elementary School

51 Red Hill Rd
New City, NY 10956
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Link Elementary School serves 361 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Link Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (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 55-59% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Link Elementary School's student population of 361 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students361 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

Link Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 Link Elementary School is 0.57, 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
#1459 out of 4239 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
55-59%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
15%
9%
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Hispanic
17%
27%
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Black
3%
17%
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White
62%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.570.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
9%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
1%
6%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameClarkstown Central School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Link Elementary School is Rockland County Sheriffs Department (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Felix Festa Character Middle School (1.6 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Laurel Plains Elementary School (1.3 miles away)
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