South Orangetown Central School District

160 Van Wyck Rd
Blauvelt, NY 10913-1299
(District boundaries shown in map)
8/
10
Top 30%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 5%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 3 public elementary schools serving 1,823 students in South Orangetown Central School District. This district's average elementary testing ranking is 7/10, which is in the top 50% of public elementary schools in New York.
Public Elementary Schools in South Orangetown Central School District have an average math proficiency score of 51% (versus the New York public elementary school average of 41%), and reading proficiency score of 51% (versus the 48% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 38% 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
4 Schools
3,684 Schools
# Students
2,768 Students
1,759,927 Students
# Teachers
265 Teachers
151,317 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
10:1

District Rank

South Orangetown Central School District, which is ranked #312 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 97% has increased from 95% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (NY)
#285 out of 1020 school districts
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall district rank of South Orangetown Central   School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
59%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of South Orangetown 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.
52%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of South Orangetown 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.
97%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of South Orangetown Central   School District and public school graduation rate of NY by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.54
0.72
# American Indian Students
n/a
13,510 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
232 Students
172,217 Students
% Asian Students
8%
10%
# Hispanic Students
555 Students
516,527 Students
% Hispanic Students
20%
29%
# Black Students
45 Students
293,377 Students
% Black Students
2%
17%
# White Students
1,790 Students
701,079 Students
% White Students
65%
40%
# Hawaiian Students
5 Students
4,063 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
141 Students
59,143 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
54,907
# Students in K Grade:
205
172,061
# Students in 1st Grade:
175
175,816
# Students in 2nd Grade:
194
179,820
# Students in 3rd Grade:
207
179,541
# Students in 4th Grade:
197
182,709
# Students in 5th Grade:
194
184,133
# Students in 6th Grade:
212
186,473
# Students in 7th Grade:
196
164,449
# Students in 8th Grade:
241
164,890
# Students in 9th Grade:
229
23,919
# Students in 10th Grade:
216
22,793
# Students in 11th Grade:
241
20,701
# Students in 12th Grade:
253
20,324
# Ungraded Students:
8
27,391

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $36,757 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 $35,720 is higher 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)
$102 MM
$78,541 MM
This chart display total revenue of South Orangetown 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)
$99 MM
$80,737 MM
This chart display total spending of South Orangetown 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)
$36,757
$31,092
This chart display average revenue per public school student in South Orangetown 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)
$35,720
$31,961
This chart display average spending per public school student in South Orangetown 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 South Orangetown Central School District Public Elementary Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
South Orangetown Middle School
(Math: 49% | Reading: 57%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
160 Van Wyck Rd
Blauvelt, NY 10913
(845) 680-1103
Grades: 6-8
| 649 students
Rank: #22.
Cottage Lane Elementary School
(Math: 52% | Reading: 46%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
120 Cottage Ln
Blauvelt, NY 10913
(845) 680-1503
Grades: 3-5
| 598 students
Rank: n/an/a
140 Lester Dr
Tappan, NY 10983
(845) 680-1303
Grades: K-2
| 576 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 4 schools
  • Grades: KG-12
  • Enrollment: 2,768 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 35%
  • : 97% (Top 5% in NY)
  • : Top 30%
  • : 59% (Top 30%)
  • : 52% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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