Smithtown Central School District

26 New York Ave
Smithtown, NY 11787-3435
(District boundaries shown in map)
8/
10
Top 30%

Top Rankings

Smithtown 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%)
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 20%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 12 public schools serving 7,937 students in Smithtown Central School District. This district's average testing ranking is 8/10, which is in the top 30% of public schools in New York.
Public Schools in Smithtown Central School District have an average math proficiency score of 71% (versus the New York public school average of 56%), and reading proficiency score of 70% (versus the 63% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 22% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the New York public school average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (NY)
# Schools
12 Schools
4,804 Schools
# Students
7,937 Students
2,526,085 Students
# Teachers
687 Teachers
215,006 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1

District Rank

Smithtown Central School District, which is ranked within the top 30% of all 786 school districts in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-2021 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 95% has decreased from 96% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (NY)
#173 out of 788 school districts
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Smithtown Central   School District, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
71%
55%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Smithtown 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 2020-21 school year data.
70%
62%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Smithtown 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 2020-21 school year data.
95%
85%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Smithtown Central   School District and public school graduation rate of NY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.38
0.72
# American Indian Students
10 Students
18,588 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
485 Students
249,216 Students
% Asian Students
6%
10%
# Hispanic Students
948 Students
726,742 Students
% Hispanic Students
12%
29%
# Black Students
121 Students
408,333 Students
% Black Students
2%
16%
# White Students
6,173 Students
1,036,576 Students
% White Students
78%
41%
# Hawaiian Students
14 Students
6,065 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
183 Students
80,416 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
56,452
# Students in K Grade:
464
173,911
# Students in 1st Grade:
515
175,816
# Students in 2nd Grade:
513
179,820
# Students in 3rd Grade:
568
179,541
# Students in 4th Grade:
551
182,709
# Students in 5th Grade:
568
184,133
# Students in 6th Grade:
607
186,473
# Students in 7th Grade:
632
191,045
# Students in 8th Grade:
665
194,721
# Students in 9th Grade:
662
208,652
# Students in 10th Grade:
676
198,832
# Students in 11th Grade:
711
188,822
# Students in 12th Grade:
757
188,400
# Ungraded Students:
48
36,758

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $33,096 is higher than the state median of $31,092. The school district revenue/student has grown by 7% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $32,349 is higher 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
$263 MM
$78,541 MM
This chart display total revenue of Smithtown 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
$257 MM
$80,737 MM
This chart display total spending of Smithtown 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
$33,096
$31,092
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Smithtown 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
$32,349
$31,961
This chart display average spending per public school student in Smithtown 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 Smithtown Central School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Smithtown High School-west
Magnet School
(Math: 97% | Reading: 85-89%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
100 Central Rd
Smithtown, NY 11787
(631) 382-2905
Grades: 9-12
| 1,309 students
Rank: #22.
Smithtown High School East
(Math: 96% | Reading: 80-84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
10 School St
Saint James, NY 11780
(631) 382-2705
Grades: 9-12
| 1,520 students
Rank: #33.
Mills Pond Elementary School
(Math: 80-84% | Reading: 75-79%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
246 Moriches Rd
Saint James, NY 11780
(631) 382-4305
Grades: K-5
| 360 students
Rank: #4 - 54. - 5.
Dogwood Elementary School
(Math: 80-84% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
50 Dogwood Dr
Smithtown, NY 11787
(631) 382-4255
Grades: K-5
| 358 students
Rank: #4 - 54. - 5.
Tackan Elementary School
Magnet School
(Math: 80-84% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
99 Midwood Ave
Nesconset, NY 11767
(631) 382-2675
Grades: K-5
| 517 students
Rank: #66.
Smithtown Elementary School
Magnet School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
51 Lawrence Ave
Smithtown, NY 11787
(631) 382-4505
Grades: K-5
| 476 students
Rank: #77.
Great Hollow Middle School
(Math: 57% | Reading: 74%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
150 Southern Blvd
Nesconset, NY 11767
(631) 382-2805
Grades: 6-8
| 882 students
Rank: #88.
Saint James Elementary School
Magnet School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
580 Lake Ave
Saint James, NY 11780
(631) 382-4455
Grades: K-5
| 452 students
Rank: #99.
Mount Pleasant Elementary School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 60-64%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
33 Plaisted Ave
Smithtown, NY 11787
(631) 382-4355
Grades: K-5
| 512 students
Rank: #1010.
Accompsett Middle School
Magnet School
(Math: 48% | Reading: 67%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
660 Meadow Rd
Smithtown, NY 11787
(631) 382-2305
Grades: 6-8
| 536 students
Rank: #1111.
Accompsett Elementary School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1 Lincoln St
Smithtown, NY 11787
(631) 382-4155
Grades: K-5
| 516 students
Rank: #1212.
Nesaquake Middle School
(Math: 44% | Reading: 65-69%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
479 Edgewood Ave
Saint James, NY 11780
(631) 382-5105
Grades: 6-8
| 499 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Smithtown Central School District?
Smithtown Central School District manages 12 public schools serving 7,937 students.
What is the rank of Smithtown Central School District?
Smithtown Central School District is ranked #169 out of 786 school districts in New York (top 30%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2020-2021 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of New York school districts for: Highest math proficiency (Top 20%), Highest graduation rate (Top 20%) and Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Smithtown Central School District?
78% of Smithtown Central School District students are White, 12% of students are Hispanic, 6% of students are Asian, 2% of students are Black, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Smithtown Central School District?
Smithtown Central School District has a student/teacher ratio of 12:1, which is equal to the New York state average of 12:1.
What is Smithtown Central School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $32,349 is higher than the state median of $31,961. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 12 schools
  • Grades: KG-12
  • Enrollment: 7,937 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 22%
  • : 95% (Top 20% in NY)
  • : Top 30%
  • : 71% (Top 20%)
  • : 70% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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