Plainedge Senior High School

241 Wyngate Dr
Massapequa, NY 11758
9/
10
Top 20%
Serving 863 students in grades 9-12, Plainedge Senior High School ranks in the top 20% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≥95% (which is higher than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the New York state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is higher than the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 863 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • : 96% (Top 10% in NY)
  • : Top 20%
  • : ≥95% (Top 5%)
  • : 65-69% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Plainedge Senior High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

Plainedge Senior High School's student population of 863 students has declined by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 72 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
863 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
72 teachers
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School Rankings

Plainedge Senior High School ranks within the top 20% of all 4,377 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Plainedge Senior High School is 0.27, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (NY)
#445 out of 4377 schools
(Top 20%)
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≥95%
46%
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65-69%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
5%
10%
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Hispanic
8%
29%
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Black
1%
16%
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White
85%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.27
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96%
87%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
10%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
1%
3%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Plainedge Senior High School's ranking?
Plainedge Senior High School is ranked #445 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in New York.
What schools are Plainedge Senior High School often compared to?
Plainedge Senior High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Massapequa High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≥95% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while 65-69% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
What is the graduation rate of Plainedge Senior High School?
The graduation rate of Plainedge Senior High School is 96%, which is higher than the New York state average of 87%.
How many students attend Plainedge Senior High School?
863 students attend Plainedge Senior High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
85% of Plainedge Senior High School students are White, 8% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Asian, 1% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Plainedge Senior High School?
Plainedge Senior High School has a student ration of 12:1, which is higher than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Plainedge Senior High School offer ?
Plainedge Senior High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Plainedge Senior High School part of?
Plainedge Senior High School is part of Plainedge Union Free School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 863 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 15%
  • : 96% (Top 10%)
  • : Top 20%
  • : ≥95% (Top 5%)
  • : 65-69% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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