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  • For the 2019-20 school year, there are 5 public schools managed by West Hempstead Union Free School District serving 1,957 students in West Hempstead, New York.
  • Minority enrollment is 70% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the New York state average of 56%.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is more than the state average of 14:1.

West Hempstead Union Free School District (2019-20)

  • School Location Grades Students
  • West Hempstead Chestnut Street School
    252 Chestnut St
    West Hempstead, NY 11552
    (516)390-3150

    Grades: K-2 | 118 students
  • West Hempstead Cornwell Avenue School
    250 Cornwell Ave
    West Hempstead, NY 11552
    (516)390-3140

    Grades: 1-5 | 315 students
  • West Hempstead George Washington School
    347 William St
    West Hempstead, NY 11552
    (516)390-3130

    Grades: 1-5 | 341 students
  • West Hempstead West Hempstead High School
    400 Nassau Blvd
    West Hempstead, NY 11552
    (516)390-3214

    Grades: 9-12 | 730 students
  • West Hempstead West Hempstead Middle School
    450 Nassau Blvd
    West Hempstead, NY 11552
    (516)390-3160

    Grades: 6-8 | 453 students

Overview

School District NameWest Hempstead Union Free School District
# of Schoolsn/a
# of Students1,957 students
# of Teachers131 Teacher(s)
Student : Teacher Ratio15:1
# of Male Students1,001 students
% Male Students
51%
# of Female Students956 students
% Female Students
49%

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score0.71
# of American Indian Students6 students
% American Indian Students
n/a
# of Asian Students130 students
% Asian Students
7%
# of Hispanic Students799 students
% Hispanic Students
41%
# of Black Students364 students
% Black Students
19%
# of White Students588 students
% White Students
30%
# of Hawaiian Students7 students
% of Hawaiian Students
n/a
# of Two or more races Students63 students
% of Two or more races Students
3%

Students by Grade:

# of Students in Pre-Kindergarten: -
# of Students in Kindergarten:113
# of Students in 1st Grade:107
# of Students in 2nd Grade:131
# of Students in 3rd Grade:151
# of Students in 4th Grade:125
# of Students in 5th Grade:141
# of Students in 6th Grade:136
# of Students in 7th Grade:157
# of Students in 8th Grade:160
# of Students in 9th Grade:161
# of Students in 10th Grade:168
# of Students in 11th Grade:210
# of Students in 12th Grade:190
# of Ungraded Students:7

District Comparison

  • West Hempstead Union Free School District, which is ranked within the top 50% of all 771 school districts in New York (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school district's graduation rate of 92% has increased from 91% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictState Average (NY)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
58%
50%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
47%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate
92%
82%
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 2016-17 school year data.

Fiscal Data Comparison

  • The revenue/student of $24,931 in this school district is less than the state average of $31,520. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
  • The school district's spending/student of $25,507 is less than the state average of $32,967. The school district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis School DistrictThis State (NY)
Total Revenue$53 MM$29 MM
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Spending$54 MM$30 MM
This chart display total spending of West Hempstead Union Free School District and average spending for each school distric in NY by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Revenue / Student$24,931$31,520
This chart display average revenue per public school student in West Hempstead Union Free School District and average revenue per public school student in NY by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Spending / Student$25,507$32,967
This chart display average spending per public school student in West Hempstead Union Free School District and average spending per public school student in NY by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
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Did You Know?
West Hempstead Union Free School District public schools have a diversity score of 0.71, which is higher than the New York average of 0.39. The most diverse school in the district is Cornwell Avenue School. Read more about public school diversity statistics in New York or national school diversity statistics.