Sachem Central School District

51 School St
Lake Ronkonkoma, NY 11779-2231
(District boundaries shown in map)
7/
10
Top 50%

Top Rankings

Sachem Central School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in New York for:

Category
Attribute
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 2 public high schools serving 4,116 students in Sachem Central School District. This district's average high testing ranking is 9/10, which is in the top 20% of public high schools in New York.
Public High Schools in Sachem Central School District have an average math proficiency score of 95% (versus the New York public high school average of 67%), and reading proficiency score of 79% (versus the 59% statewide average).
Public High School in Sachem Central School District have a Graduation Rate of 94%, which is more than the New York average of 88%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Sachem High School East, with 94% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in New York or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 30% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the New York public high school average of 58% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Overview

This School District
This State (NY)
# Schools
15 Schools
1,466 Schools
# Students
11,902 Students
954,317 Students
# Teachers
957 Teachers
85,143 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1

District Rank

Sachem Central School District, which is ranked #374 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 93% has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School District
State Average (NY)
#374 out of 1020 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Sachem Central   School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
61%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Sachem Central   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.
45%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Sachem Central   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.
93%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Sachem Central   School District and public school graduation rate of NY by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.51
0.72
# American Indian Students
31 Students
6,794 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
659 Students
86,595 Students
% Asian Students
6%
9%
# Hispanic Students
2,429 Students
264,583 Students
% Hispanic Students
20%
28%
# Black Students
466 Students
172,056 Students
% Black Students
4%
18%
# White Students
7,930 Students
396,476 Students
% White Students
67%
41%
# Hawaiian Students
23 Students
2,579 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
364 Students
25,494 Students
% of Two or more races Students
3%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
1,720
# Students in K Grade:
859
7,400
# Students in 1st Grade:
764
8,089
# Students in 2nd Grade:
815
8,114
# Students in 3rd Grade:
767
7,841
# Students in 4th Grade:
843
7,914
# Students in 5th Grade:
875
8,664
# Students in 6th Grade:
914
22,216
# Students in 7th Grade:
933
33,641
# Students in 8th Grade:
953
36,850
# Students in 9th Grade:
979
208,652
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,008
198,832
# Students in 11th Grade:
974
188,822
# Students in 12th Grade:
1,111
188,400
# Ungraded Students:
107
27,162

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $28,814 in this school district is less than the state median of $31,092. The school district revenue/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $27,794 is less than the state median of $31,961. The school district spending/student has grown by 7% over four school years.
This School District
This State (NY)
Total Revenue (20-21)
$343 MM
$78,541 MM
This chart display total revenue of Sachem Central   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)
$331 MM
$80,737 MM
This chart display total spending of Sachem Central   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)
$28,814
$31,092
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Sachem Central   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)
$27,794
$31,961
This chart display average spending per public school student in Sachem Central   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 Sachem Central School District Public High Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Sachem High School North
(Math: 95% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
212 Smith Rd
Ronkonkoma, NY 11779
(631) 471-1400
Grades: 9-12
| 2,024 students
Rank: #22.
Sachem High School East
(Math: 95% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
177 Granny Rd
Farmingville, NY 11738
(631) 716-8200
Grades: 9-12
| 2,092 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 15 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 11,902 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 33%
  • : 93% (Top 30% in NY)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 61% (Top 20%)
  • : 45% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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