Powells Lane School

  • Powells Lane School serves 578 students in grades 3-5.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the NY average of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 55%.
  • Powells Lane School operates within the Westbury Union Free School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 578 students has grown by 11% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 39 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 3-5
Total Students578 students
Powells Lane School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender %Powells Lane School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers39 teachers
Powells Lane School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by GradePowells Lane School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio15:114:1
Powells Lane School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2015)
Asian
1%
9%
Powells Lane School Asian Students (1992-2015)
Hispanic
68%
25%
Powells Lane School Black Students (1991-2015)
Black
30%
18%
Powells Lane School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
1%
45%
Powells Lane School White Students (1992-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsPowells Lane School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownNY All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.450.70
Powells Lane School Diversity Score (1991-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
84%
45%
Powells Lane School Eligible for Free Lunch (1994-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
7%
6%
Powells Lane School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2000-2015)

District Comparison

  • Westbury Union Free School District's student population of 4,835 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $22,419 in this district is less than the state average of $23,859. The district revenue/student has declined by 11% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $22,860 is less than the state average of $24,841. The district spending/student has declined by 7% over four years.
School District NameWestbury Union Free School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
2
Number of Students Managed4,835935
Westbury Union Free School District Students Managed (1990-2015)
District Total Revenue$106 MM$29 MM
Westbury Union Free School District District Total Revenue (1996-2015)
District Spending$108 MM$30 MM
Westbury Union Free School District District Spending (1996-2015)
District Revenue / Student$22,419$23,859
Westbury Union Free School District District Revenue / Student (1995-2015)
District Spending / Student$22,860$24,841
Westbury Union Free School District District Spending / Student (1995-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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