West Babylon Union Free School District

10 Farmingdale Rd
West Babylon, NY 11704-6208
(District boundaries shown in map)
8/
10
Top 30%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 20%)
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 3 public preschools serving 973 students in West Babylon Union Free School District. This district's average pre testing ranking is 8/10, which is in the top 30% of public pre schools in New York.
Public Preschools in West Babylon Union Free School District have an average math proficiency score of 52% (versus the New York public pre school average of 37%), and reading proficiency score of 49% (versus the 41% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the New York public preschool average of 63% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (NY)
# Schools
7 Schools
1,504 Schools
# Students
3,592 Students
655,274 Students
# Teachers
340 Teachers
54,553 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
11:1

District Rank

West Babylon Union Free School District, which is ranked #252 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 91% has increased from 88% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (NY)
#251 out of 1020 school districts
(Top 30%)
This chart display the overall district rank of West Babylon Union Free   School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
62%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of West Babylon 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.
53%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of West Babylon 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.
83%
78%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of West Babylon 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.
91%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of West Babylon Union Free   School District and public school graduation rate of NY by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.61
0.74
# American Indian Students
1 Student
6,637 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
137 Students
71,614 Students
% Asian Students
4%
11%
# Hispanic Students
1,129 Students
198,182 Students
% Hispanic Students
32%
30%
# Black Students
322 Students
114,936 Students
% Black Students
9%
18%
# White Students
1,917 Students
241,456 Students
% White Students
53%
37%
# Hawaiian Students
8 Students
1,805 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
78 Students
20,632 Students
% of Two or more races Students
2%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
56,249
# Students in K Grade:
243
94,653
# Students in 1st Grade:
253
91,142
# Students in 2nd Grade:
249
90,629
# Students in 3rd Grade:
261
84,914
# Students in 4th Grade:
257
85,360
# Students in 5th Grade:
246
81,136
# Students in 6th Grade:
260
24,598
# Students in 7th Grade:
270
14,630
# Students in 8th Grade:
292
14,714
# Students in 9th Grade:
302
2,863
# Students in 10th Grade:
318
2,713
# Students in 11th Grade:
302
2,512
# Students in 12th Grade:
327
2,377
# Ungraded Students:
12
6,784

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $32,776 is higher 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 $32,205 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
$118 MM
$78,541 MM
This chart display total revenue of West Babylon 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
$116 MM
$80,737 MM
This chart display total spending of West Babylon 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
$32,776
$31,092
This chart display average revenue per public school student in West Babylon 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
$32,205
$31,961
This chart display average spending per public school student in West Babylon 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 West Babylon Union Free School District Public Preschools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Santapogue School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 55-59%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1130 Herzel Blvd
West Babylon, NY 11704
(631) 376-7401
Grades: PK-5
| 331 students
Rank: #22.
John F Kennedy School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
175 Brookvale Ave
West Babylon, NY 11704
(631) 376-7801
Grades: PK-5
| 362 students
Rank: #33.
Tooker Avenue School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 40-44%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
855 Tooker Ave
West Babylon, NY 11704
(631) 376-7601
Grades: PK-5
| 280 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 7 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 3,592 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 47%
  • : 91% (Top 50% in NY)
  • : Top 30%
  • : 62% (Top 20%)
  • : 53% (Top 50%)
  • : 83% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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