Farmingdale Union Free School District

For the 2021-22 school year, there are 6 public schools serving 5,611 students in Farmingdale Union Free School District. This district's average testing ranking is 7/10, which is in the top 50% of public schools in New York.
Public Schools in Farmingdale Union Free School District have an average math proficiency score of 65% (versus the New York public school average of 55%), and reading proficiency score of 54% (versus the 54% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in Farmingdale Union Free School District are Farmingdale Senior High School, Howitt School and Woodward Parkway Elementary School. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. Farmingdale Union Free School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in New York.
Minority enrollment is 37% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the New York public school average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Rankings

Farmingdale Union Free School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in New York for:

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
Farmingdale Union Free School District
School District Website
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
KG - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (NY)
# Schools
6 Schools
4,792 Schools
# Students
5,611 Students
2,695,927 Students
# Teachers
441 Teachers
204,695 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1

District Rank

Farmingdale Union Free School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 783 school districts in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 91% has decreased from 94% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (NY)
Overall District Rank
#306 out of 785 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Farmingdale Union Free   School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
65%
54%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Farmingdale Union Free   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of NY by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
52%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Farmingdale Union Free   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of NY by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
91%
83%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Farmingdale Union Free   School District and public school graduation rate of NY by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.55
0.71
# American Indian Students
20 Students
18,905 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
301 Students
250,759 Students
% Asian Students
5%
9%
# Hispanic Students
1,294 Students
726,665 Students
% Hispanic Students
23%
27%
# Black Students
371 Students
461,882 Students
% Black Students
7%
17%
# White Students
3,508 Students
1,166,487 Students
% White Students
63%
43%
# Hawaiian Students
4 Students
6,854 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
113 Students
64,375 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
51,839
# Students in K Grade:
348
192,495
# Students in 1st Grade:
382
196,635
# Students in 2nd Grade:
411
197,772
# Students in 3rd Grade:
403
200,219
# Students in 4th Grade:
419
201,696
# Students in 5th Grade:
438
202,875
# Students in 6th Grade:
407
199,010
# Students in 7th Grade:
434
196,773
# Students in 8th Grade:
464
197,753
# Students in 9th Grade:
455
218,197
# Students in 10th Grade:
509
211,573
# Students in 11th Grade:
444
194,547
# Students in 12th Grade:
474
193,423
# Ungraded Students:
23
41,120

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $28,607 in this school district is less than the state median of $36,719. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $28,767 is less than the state median of $35,865. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (NY)
Total Revenue
$161 MM
$34 MM
This chart display total revenue of Farmingdale Union Free   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in NY by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending
$161 MM
$33 MM
This chart display total spending of Farmingdale Union Free   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in NY by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$28,607
$36,719
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Farmingdale Union Free   School District and median value from average revenue per public school student of all school districts in NY by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student
$28,767
$35,865
This chart display average spending per public school student in Farmingdale Union Free   School District and median value from average spending per public school student of all school districts in NY by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Best Farmingdale Union Free School District Public Schools (2021-22)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Farmingdale Senior High School
Math: 93% | Reading: 95%
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
150 Lincoln St
Farmingdale, NY 11735
(516) 434-5210
Grades: 9-12
| 1,892 students
Rank: #22.
Howitt School
Math: 63% | Reading: 40%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
70 Van Cott Ave
Farmingdale, NY 11735
(516) 434-5410
Grades: 6-8
| 1,313 students
Rank: #33.
Woodward Parkway Elementary School
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
95 Woodward Pky
Farmingdale, NY 11735
(516) 434-5810
Grades: K-5
| 799 students
Rank: #44.
Albany Avenue Elementary School
Math: 50-54% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
101 Albany Ave
Massapequa, NY 11758
(516) 434-5510
Grades: K-5
| 563 students
Rank: #55.
Saltzman East Memorial Elementary School
Math: 45-49% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
25 Mill Ln
Farmingdale, NY 11735
(516) 434-5710
Grades: K-5
| 578 students
Rank: #66.
Northside Elementary School
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 25-29%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
55 Powell Pl
Farmingdale, NY 11735
(516) 434-5610
Grades: K-5
| 466 students

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: KG - 12
  • Students: 5,611 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 37%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 91% (Top 50% in NY)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 65% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 53% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.55

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