Maurice W Downing Primary School

55 Lindner Pl
Malverne, NY 11565
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Maurice W Downing Primary School serves 353 students in grades Kindergarten-2.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≥95% (which is higher than the New York state average of 86%) for the 2009-10 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-74% (which is approximately equal to the New York state average of 74%) for the 2009-10 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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School Overview

Maurice W Downing Primary School's student population of 353 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-2
Total Students353 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

The diversity score of Maurice W Downing Primary School is 0.71, which is equal to 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)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(09-10)
≥95%
86%
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(09-10)
70-74%
74%
Student : Teacher Ratio14:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
5%
9%
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Hispanic
31%
27%
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Black
38%
17%
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White
23%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.710.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
30%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMalverne Union Free School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Maurice W Downing Primary School is Malverne Senior High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Howard T Herber Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Willow Road School (0.6 miles away)
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