Locust Valley Middle School

  • Locust Valley Middle School serves 492 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 79% (which is higher than the New York state average of 50%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Locust Valley Middle School placed 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%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the New York state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 23% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New York state average of 57%.

School Overview

  • Locust Valley Middle School's student population of 492 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 38 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students492 students
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Total Classroom Teachers38 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Locust Valley Middle School is ranked within the top 30% of all 4,239 schools in New York (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Locust Valley Middle School is 0.38, 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 School Rank (16-17)#1011 out of 4239 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
50%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:113:1
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Asian
3%
9%
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Hispanic
18%
27%
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Black
1%
17%
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White
77%
43%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Locust Valley Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score0.380.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLocust Valley Central School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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