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
Science Proficiency
Highest science proficiency (Top 20%)
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 5%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there is 1 public middle school serving 649 students in South Orangetown Central School District. This district's average middle testing ranking is 8/10, which is in the top 30% of public middle schools in New York.
Public Middle School in South Orangetown Central School District have an average math proficiency score of 49% (versus the New York public middle school average of 40%), and reading proficiency score of 57% (versus the 51% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the New York public middle school average of 62% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Overview

This School District
This State (NY)
# Schools
4 Schools
1,665 Schools
# Students
2,768 Students
912,626 Students
# Teachers
265 Teachers
84,150 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.
91%
78%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of South Orangetown Central   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.
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
0.73
# American Indian Students
n/a
7,219 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
232 Students
82,980 Students
% Asian Students
8%
9%
# Hispanic Students
555 Students
263,492 Students
% Hispanic Students
20%
29%
# Black Students
45 Students
187,068 Students
% Black Students
2%
20%
# White Students
1,790 Students
343,380 Students
% White Students
65%
38%
# Hawaiian Students
5 Students
2,281 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
141 Students
26,370 Students
% of Two or more races Students
5%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
7,892
# Students in K Grade:
205
25,420
# Students in 1st Grade:
175
26,970
# Students in 2nd Grade:
194
27,600
# Students in 3rd Grade:
207
27,654
# Students in 4th Grade:
197
28,843
# Students in 5th Grade:
194
43,851
# Students in 6th Grade:
212
158,025
# Students in 7th Grade:
196
191,045
# Students in 8th Grade:
241
194,721
# Students in 9th Grade:
229
43,975
# Students in 10th Grade:
216
39,203
# Students in 11th Grade:
241
36,233
# Students in 12th Grade:
253
36,047
# Ungraded Students:
8
25,147

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
$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
$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
$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
$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 Middle 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

Recent Articles

Teaching in Contemporary Times
Teaching in Contemporary Times
We explore why individuals choose teaching, illuminating intrinsic motivations, the influence of role models, the pursuit of lifelong learning, and the aspiration to impact society.
Looming School Bus Strike Leave Students in a Transportation Pickle
Looming School Bus Strike Leave Students in a Transportation Pickle
A possible school bus strike in New York City may leave more than 150,000 students scrambling for a ride to school.
Do You Need After School Day Care? Public Schools May Be the Solution
Do You Need After School Day Care? Public Schools May Be the Solution
Learn about how your child's public school may be the best source of after school and vacation day care.

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%)
  • : 91% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Quick Links