Nassau School

  • Nassau School serves 258 students in grades Kindergarten-2.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 50-54% (which is lower than the New York state average of 69%) for the 2011-12 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 50-54% (which is lower than the New York state average of 60%) for the 2011-12 school year.
  • Nassau 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 2011-12 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the New York state average of 56%.

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School Overview

  • Nassau School's student population of 258 students has declined by 13% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-2
Total Students258 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Nassau School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 4,190 schools in New York (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2011-12 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Nassau School is 0.56, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
69%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
60%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:114:1
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Asian
10%
9%
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Hispanic
14%
26%
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Black
8%
17%
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White
64%
44%
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Two or more races
4%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Nassau School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score0.560.39
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Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSpackenkill Union Free School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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