West Hempstead Union Free School District

252 Chestnut St
West Hempstead, NY 11552-2455
(District boundaries shown in map)
6/
10
Top 50%

Top Rankings

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

Category
Attribute
Diversity
Most diverse schools (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there is 1 public high school serving 562 students in West Hempstead Union Free School District. This district's average high testing ranking is 7/10, which is in the top 50% of public high schools in New York.
Public High School in West Hempstead Union Free School District have an average math proficiency score of 92% (versus the New York public high school average of 67%), and reading proficiency score of 75% (versus the 59% statewide average).
Public High School in West Hempstead Union Free School District have a Graduation Rate of 92%, which is more than the New York average of 88%.
The school with highest graduation rate is West Hempstead High School, with 90-94% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in New York or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 76% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the New York public high school average of 58% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Overview

This School District
This State (NY)
# Schools
5 Schools
1,466 Schools
# Students
1,636 Students
954,317 Students
# Teachers
157 Teachers
85,143 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
10:1

District Rank

West Hempstead Union Free School District, which is ranked #451 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 90-94% has decreased from 92% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (NY)
#446 out of 1020 school districts
(Top 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of West Hempstead Union Free   School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
49%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of West Hempstead 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.
47%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of West Hempstead 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.
90-94%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of West Hempstead Union Free   School District and public school graduation rate of NY by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.69
0.72
# American Indian Students
3 Students
6,794 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
124 Students
86,595 Students
% Asian Students
8%
9%
# Hispanic Students
784 Students
264,583 Students
% Hispanic Students
48%
28%
# Black Students
321 Students
172,056 Students
% Black Students
20%
18%
# White Students
351 Students
396,476 Students
% White Students
21%
41%
# Hawaiian Students
4 Students
2,579 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
49 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:
106
7,400
# Students in 1st Grade:
124
8,089
# Students in 2nd Grade:
114
8,114
# Students in 3rd Grade:
106
7,841
# Students in 4th Grade:
108
7,914
# Students in 5th Grade:
120
8,664
# Students in 6th Grade:
99
22,216
# Students in 7th Grade:
137
33,641
# Students in 8th Grade:
145
36,850
# Students in 9th Grade:
136
208,652
# Students in 10th Grade:
117
198,832
# Students in 11th Grade:
149
188,822
# Students in 12th Grade:
159
188,400
# Ungraded Students:
16
27,162

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $40,222 is higher than the state median of $31,092. The school district revenue/student has grown by 9% over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $39,738 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 (20-21)
$66 MM
$78,541 MM
This chart display total revenue of West Hempstead 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 (20-21)
$65 MM
$80,737 MM
This chart display total spending of West Hempstead 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 (20-21)
$40,222
$31,092
This chart display average revenue per public school student in West Hempstead 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 (20-21)
$39,738
$31,961
This chart display average spending per public school student in West Hempstead 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 Hempstead Union Free School District Public High Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
West Hempstead High School
(Math: 90-94% | Reading: 70-79%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
400 Nassau Blvd
West Hempstead, NY 11552
(516) 390-3214
Grades: 9-12
| 562 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 5 schools
  • Grades: KG-12
  • Enrollment: 1,636 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 79%
  • : 90-94% (Top 30% in NY)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 49% (Top 50%)
  • : 47% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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