Patchogue-Medford Union Free School District

241 S Ocean Ave
Patchogue, NY 11772-3787
(District boundaries shown in map)
3/
10
Bottom 50%

Top Rankings

Patchogue-Medford 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%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 6 public preschools serving 2,785 students in Patchogue-Medford Union Free School District. This district's average pre testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public pre schools in New York.
Public Preschools in Patchogue-Medford Union Free School District have an average math proficiency score of 22% (versus the New York public pre school average of 37%), and reading proficiency score of 26% (versus the 41% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 60% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the New York public preschool average of 63% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (NY)
# Schools
11 Schools
1,504 Schools
# Students
7,281 Students
655,274 Students
# Teachers
600 Teachers
54,553 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1

District Rank

Patchogue-Medford Union Free School District, which is ranked #777 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 90% has increased from 87% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (NY)
#771 out of 1020 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Patchogue-Medford Union Free   School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
39%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Patchogue-Medford 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.
33%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Patchogue-Medford 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.
90%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Patchogue-Medford Union Free   School District and public school graduation rate of NY by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.60
0.74
# American Indian Students
4 Students
6,637 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
161 Students
71,614 Students
% Asian Students
2%
11%
# Hispanic Students
3,507 Students
198,182 Students
% Hispanic Students
48%
30%
# Black Students
405 Students
114,936 Students
% Black Students
6%
18%
# White Students
2,961 Students
241,456 Students
% White Students
41%
37%
# Hawaiian Students
13 Students
1,805 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
230 Students
20,632 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
56,249
# Students in K Grade:
559
94,653
# Students in 1st Grade:
542
91,142
# Students in 2nd Grade:
494
90,629
# Students in 3rd Grade:
526
84,914
# Students in 4th Grade:
492
85,360
# Students in 5th Grade:
539
81,136
# Students in 6th Grade:
556
24,598
# Students in 7th Grade:
536
14,630
# Students in 8th Grade:
571
14,714
# Students in 9th Grade:
574
2,863
# Students in 10th Grade:
588
2,713
# Students in 11th Grade:
586
2,512
# Students in 12th Grade:
650
2,377
# Ungraded Students:
68
6,784

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $27,928 in this school district is less than the state median of $31,092. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $25,667 is less than the state median of $31,961. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
This School District
This State (NY)
Total Revenue (20-21)
$203 MM
$78,541 MM
This chart display total revenue of Patchogue-Medford 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)
$187 MM
$80,737 MM
This chart display total spending of Patchogue-Medford 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)
$27,928
$31,092
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Patchogue-Medford 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)
$25,667
$31,961
This chart display average spending per public school student in Patchogue-Medford 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 Patchogue-Medford Union Free School District Public Preschools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
Barton Elementary School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
199 Barton Ave
Patchogue, NY 11772
(631) 687-6900
Grades: PK-5
| 450 students
Rank: #1 - 21. - 2.
River Elementary School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
46 River Ave
Patchogue, NY 11772
(631) 687-8350
Grades: PK-5
| 299 students
Rank: #33.
Tremont Elementary School
(Math: 26% | Reading: 35%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
143 Tremont Ave
Medford, NY 11763
(631) 687-8700
Grades: PK-5
| 503 students
Rank: #44.
Canaan Elementary School
(Math: 21% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
59 Fry Blvd
Patchogue, NY 11772
(631) 687-8100
Grades: PK-5
| 511 students
Rank: #55.
Medford Elementary School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
281 Medford Ave
Patchogue, NY 11772
(631) 687-8300
Grades: PK-5
| 449 students
Rank: #66.
Eagle Elementary School
(Math: 18% | Reading: 17%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1000 Wave Ave
Medford, NY 11763
(631) 687-8150
Grades: PK-5
| 573 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 11 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 7,281 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 59%
  • : 90% (Btm 50% in NY)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 39% (Btm 50%)
  • : 33% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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