Port Jefferson Union Free School District

550 Scraggy Hill Rd
Port Jefferson, NY 11777-1969
(District boundaries shown in map)
9/
10
Top 20%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 20%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 10%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 20%)
Science Proficiency
Highest science proficiency (Top 5%)
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 10%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 2 public elementary schools serving 600 students in Port Jefferson Union Free School District. This district's average elementary testing ranking is 9/10, which is in the top 20% of public elementary schools in New York.
Public Elementary Schools in Port Jefferson Union Free School District have an average math proficiency score of 70% (versus the New York public elementary school average of 41%), and reading proficiency score of 62% (versus the 48% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the New York public elementary school average of 60% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (NY)
# Schools
3 Schools
3,684 Schools
# Students
933 Students
1,759,927 Students
# Teachers
96 Teachers
151,317 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
10:1

District Rank

Port Jefferson Union Free School District, which is ranked #117 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 stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School District
State Average (NY)
#103 out of 1020 school districts
(Top 20%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Port Jefferson Union Free   School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
74%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Port Jefferson 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.
66%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Port Jefferson 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%
78%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Port Jefferson Union Free   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of NY by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
≥95%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Port Jefferson Union Free   School District and public school graduation rate of NY by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.42
0.72
# American Indian Students
2 Students
13,510 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
63 Students
172,217 Students
% Asian Students
7%
10%
# Hispanic Students
125 Students
516,527 Students
% Hispanic Students
13%
29%
# Black Students
13 Students
293,377 Students
% Black Students
1%
17%
# White Students
696 Students
701,079 Students
% White Students
75%
40%
# Hawaiian Students
1 Student
4,063 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
33 Students
59,143 Students
% of Two or more races Students
4%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
25
54,907
# Students in K Grade:
43
172,061
# Students in 1st Grade:
51
175,816
# Students in 2nd Grade:
56
179,820
# Students in 3rd Grade:
63
179,541
# Students in 4th Grade:
60
182,709
# Students in 5th Grade:
66
184,133
# Students in 6th Grade:
74
186,473
# Students in 7th Grade:
76
164,449
# Students in 8th Grade:
79
164,890
# Students in 9th Grade:
85
23,919
# Students in 10th Grade:
90
22,793
# Students in 11th Grade:
75
20,701
# Students in 12th Grade:
79
20,324
# Ungraded Students:
11
27,391

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $48,124 is higher than the state median of $31,092. The school district revenue/student has grown by 11% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $48,006 is higher than the state median of $31,961. The school district spending/student has grown by 17% over four school years.
This School District
This State (NY)
Total Revenue
$45 MM
$78,541 MM
This chart display total revenue of Port Jefferson 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
$45 MM
$80,737 MM
This chart display total spending of Port Jefferson 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
$48,124
$31,092
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Port Jefferson 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
$48,006
$31,961
This chart display average spending per public school student in Port Jefferson 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 Port Jefferson Union Free School District Public Elementary Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Port Jefferson Middle School
(Math: 80-84% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
350 Old Post Rd
Port Jefferson, NY 11777
(631) 791-4431
Grades: 6-8
| 231 students
Rank: #22.
Port Jefferson Elementary School
(Math: 55-59% | Reading: 50-54%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
500 Scraggy Hill Rd
Port Jefferson, NY 11777
(631) 791-4321
Grades: PK-5
| 369 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 3 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 933 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 25%
  • : ≥95% (Top 10% in NY)
  • : Top 20%
  • : 74% (Top 10%)
  • : 66% (Top 20%)
  • : ≥95% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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