Medford Elementary School

281 Medford Ave
Patchogue, NY 11772
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 449 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Medford Elementary School ranks 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%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 10-14% (which is lower than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 25-29% (which is lower 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 68% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 449 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 68%
  • : Bottom 50% in NY
  • : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • : 70-79% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Medford Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Medford Elementary School's student population of 449 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has grown by 29% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
449 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
44 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Medford Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 4,377 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Medford Elementary School is 0.55, 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)
#3961 out of 4377 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Medford Elementary School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
10-14%
46%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Medford Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
25-29%
49%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Medford Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
70-79%
78%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Medford Elementary 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
This chart displays the student teacher ratio of Medford Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart displays the percentage of American Indian students in Medford Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Asian
1%
10%
This chart displays the percentage of Asian students in Medford Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
59%
29%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Medford Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
5%
16%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Medford Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
32%
41%
This chart displays the percentage of White students in Medford Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
This chart displays the percentage of students of two or more races in Medford Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Medford Elementary School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in New York.
0.55
This chart displays the diversity score of Medford Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
43%
51%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Medford Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
3%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Medford Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Medford Elementary School's ranking?
Medford Elementary School is ranked #3961 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in New York.
What schools are Medford Elementary School often compared to?
Medford Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Barton Elementary School, River Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
10-14% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while 25-29% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
How many students attend Medford Elementary School?
449 students attend Medford Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
59% of Medford Elementary School students are Hispanic, 32% of students are White, 5% of students are Black, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Medford Elementary School?
Medford Elementary School has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Medford Elementary School offer ?
Medford Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Medford Elementary School part of?
Medford Elementary School is part of Patchogue-Medford Union Free School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 449 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 68%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • : 70-79% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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