Hempstead Union Free School District

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  • For the 2019-20 school year, there are 10 public schools managed by Hempstead Union Free School District serving 8,040 students in Hempstead, New York.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the New York state average of 56%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is more than the state average of 14:1.

Hempstead Union Free School District (2019-20)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • Hempstead Alverta B Gray Schultz Middle School
    70 Greenwich St
    Hempstead, NY 11550
    (516)434-4301

    Grades: 6-9 | 1452 students
  • Hempstead Barack Obama Elementary School
    176 William St
    Hempstead, NY 11550
    (516)434-4401

    Grades: K-5 | 504 students
  • Hempstead David Paterson School
    40 Fulton Ave
    Hempstead, NY 11550
    (516)434-4451

    Grades: K-5 | 557 students
  • Hempstead Franklin School
    335 S Franklin St
    Hempstead, NY 11550
    (516)434-4501

    Grades: K-5 | 871 students
  • Hempstead Front Street Elementary School
    436 Front St
    Hempstead, NY 11550
    (516)434-4551

    Grades: K-5 | 364 students
  • Hempstead Hempstead High School
    201 President St
    Hempstead, NY 11550
    (516)434-4201

    Grades: 9-12 | 2493 students
  • Hempstead Jackson Annex School
    380 Jackson St
    Hempstead, NY 11550
    (516)434-4601

    Grades: K-5 | 471 students
  • Hempstead Jackson Main Elementary School
    451 Jackson St
    Hempstead, NY 11550
    (516)434-4651

    Grades: K-5 | 480 students
  • Hempstead Marshall School
    15 E Marshall St
    Hempstead, NY 11550
    (516)434-4751

    Grades: PK | 284 students
  • Hempstead Prospect Elementary School
    265 Peninsula Blvd
    Hempstead, NY 11550
    (516)434-4701

    Grades: K | 564 students

Overview

School District NameHempstead Union Free School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students8,040 students
# of Teachers364 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio22:1
# of Male Students4,172 students
% Male Students
52%
# of Female Students3,868 students
% Female Students
48%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.43
# of American Indian Students28 students
% American Indian Students
n/a
# of Asian Students38 students
% Asian Students
n/a
# of Hispanic Students5,620 students
% Hispanic Students
70%
# of Black Students2,145 students
% Black Students
27%
# of White Students181 students
% White Students
2%
# of Hawaiian Students3 students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students25 students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten:284
# of Students in Kindergarten:743
# of Students in 1st Grade:632
# of Students in 2nd Grade:549
# of Students in 3rd Grade:717
# of Students in 4th Grade:606
# of Students in 5th Grade:535
# of Students in 6th Grade:500
# of Students in 7th Grade:455
# of Students in 8th Grade:471
# of Students in 9th Grade:541
# of Students in 10th Grade:628
# of Students in 11th Grade:597
# of Students in 12th Grade:677
# of Ungraded Students:105

District Comparison

  • Hempstead Union Free School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 771 school districts in New York (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 53% has increased from 36% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (NY)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
28%
50%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Hempstead 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
47%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Hempstead 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 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
53%
82%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Hempstead Union Free School District and public school graduation rate of NY by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $25,734 in this school district is less than the state average of $31,520. The school district revenue/student has grown by 8% over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $24,424 is less than the state average of $32,967. The school district spending/student has grown by 8% over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (NY)
Total Revenue$168 MM$29 MM
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Spending$159 MM$30 MM
This chart display total spending of Hempstead Union Free School District and average spending for each school distric in NY by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$25,734$31,520
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Hempstead Union Free School District and average revenue per public school student in NY by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending / Student$24,424$32,967
This chart display average spending per public school student in Hempstead Union Free School District and average spending per public school student in NY by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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Did You Know?
Hempstead Union Free School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.43, which is higher than the New York average of 0.39. The most diverse school in the district is David Paterson School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in New York or national school diversity statistics.