Oysterponds Elementary School

  • Oysterponds Elementary School serves 92 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 60-79% (which is higher than the New York state average of 50%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 21-39% (which is lower than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New York state average of 56%.

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School Overview

  • Oysterponds Elementary School's student population of 92 students has grown by 15% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 15 teachers has grown by 50% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students92 students
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Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Oysterponds Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 6:1 has decreased from 8:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Oysterponds Elementary School is 0.43, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall School Rank#2745 out of 4,239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)60-79%
50%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)21-39%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio6:114:1
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Asian
n/a
9%
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Hispanic
20%
26%
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Black
n/a
17%
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White
73%
44%
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Two or more races
7%
2%
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Diversity Score0.430.71
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/a
48%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameOYSTERPONDS UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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