Port Jefferson Elementary School

500 Scraggy Hill Rd
Port Jefferson, NY 11777
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
Port Jefferson Elementary School serves 485 students in grades Prekindergarten-6.
Port Jefferson Elementary School placed in the top 30% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Port Jefferson Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

Port Jefferson Elementary School's student population of 485 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-6
Total Students485 students
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Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
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School Comparison

Port Jefferson Elementary School is ranked within the top 30% of all 4,239 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Port Jefferson Elementary School is 0.40, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#1200 out of 4239 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
65-69%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
9%
9%
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Hispanic
12%
27%
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Black
n/a
17%
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White
76%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.400.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
8%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NamePort Jefferson Union Free School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Port Jefferson Elementary School is Earl L Vandermeulen High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Port Jefferson Middle School (1.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Port Jefferson Earl L Vandermeulen High School Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 9-12 | 383 students
    1.2 miles
    350 Old Post Rd
    Port Jefferson, NY 11777
    (631) 791-4421
    1.2 9-12 383
  • Port Jefferson Port Jefferson Middle School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 6-8 | 247 students
    1.2 miles
    350 Old Post Rd
    Port Jefferson, NY 11777
    (631) 791-4431
    1.2 6-8 247
  • Mount Sinai Mount Sinai Elementary School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-4 | 731 students
    1.5 miles
    118 N Country Rd
    Mount Sinai, NY 11766
    (631) 870-2600
    1.5 K-4 731
  • Mount Sinai Mount Sinai High School Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 9-12 | 782 students
    1.5 miles
    110 N Country Rd
    Mount Sinai, NY 11766
    (631) 870-2800
    1.5 9-12 782
  • Mount Sinai Mount Sinai Middle School Math: 71% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 5-8 | 752 students
    1.5 miles
    114 N Country Rd
    Mount Sinai, NY 11766
    (631) 870-2700
    1.5 5-8 752

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