Farmingdale Union Free School District

50 Van Cott Ave
Farmingdale, NY 11735-3742
(District boundaries shown in map)
7/
10
Top 50%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 20%)
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there is 1 public middle school serving 1,249 students in Farmingdale Union Free School District. This district's average middle testing ranking is 5/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public middle schools in New York.
Public Middle School in Farmingdale Union Free School District have an average math proficiency score of 40% (versus the New York public middle school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 44% (versus the 51% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the New York public middle school average of 62% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Overview

This School District
This State (NY)
# Schools
6 Schools
1,665 Schools
# Students
5,251 Students
912,626 Students
# Teachers
483 Teachers
84,150 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
11:1

District Rank

Farmingdale Union Free School District, which is ranked #377 of all 1,019 school districts in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2021-2022 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 95% has increased from 91% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (NY)
#373 out of 1020 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Farmingdale Union Free   School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
56%
46%
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 2021-22 school year data.
48%
49%
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 2021-22 school year data.
95%
87%
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 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.61
0.73
# American Indian Students
31 Students
7,219 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
341 Students
82,980 Students
% Asian Students
7%
9%
# Hispanic Students
1,488 Students
263,492 Students
% Hispanic Students
28%
29%
# Black Students
329 Students
187,068 Students
% Black Students
6%
20%
# White Students
2,911 Students
343,380 Students
% White Students
55%
38%
# Hawaiian Students
9 Students
2,281 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
140 Students
26,370 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
7,892
# Students in K Grade:
380
25,420
# Students in 1st Grade:
357
26,970
# Students in 2nd Grade:
371
27,600
# Students in 3rd Grade:
403
27,654
# Students in 4th Grade:
351
28,843
# Students in 5th Grade:
381
43,851
# Students in 6th Grade:
401
158,025
# Students in 7th Grade:
419
191,045
# Students in 8th Grade:
422
194,721
# Students in 9th Grade:
423
43,975
# Students in 10th Grade:
397
39,203
# Students in 11th Grade:
453
36,233
# Students in 12th Grade:
466
36,047
# Ungraded Students:
27
25,147

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $34,000 is higher than the state median of $31,092. The school district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $35,225 is higher than the state median of $31,961. The school district spending/student has grown by 15% over four school years.
This School District
This State (NY)
Total Revenue (20-21)
$179 MM
$78,541 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 2020-21 school year data.
Spending (20-21)
$185 MM
$80,737 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 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student (20-21)
$34,000
$31,092
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Farmingdale Union Free   School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in NY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student (20-21)
$35,225
$31,961
This chart display average spending per public school student in Farmingdale Union Free   School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in NY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Farmingdale Union Free School District Public Middle Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Howitt School
(Math: 40% | Reading: 44%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
70 Van Cott Ave
Farmingdale, NY 11735
(516) 434-5410
Grades: 6-8
| 1,249 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 6 schools
  • Grades: KG-12
  • Enrollment: 5,251 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 45%
  • : 95% (Top 20% in NY)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 56% (Top 30%)
  • : 48% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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