Powells Lane School

  • Powells Lane School serves 588 students in grades 1-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 32% (which is lower 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 33% (which is lower than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 56%.

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School Overview

  • Powells Lane School's student population of 588 students has grown by 9% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 37 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 1-5
Total Students588 students
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Total Classroom Teachers37 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Powells Lane School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Powells Lane School is 0.46, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.39. 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#3339 out of 4,239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
50%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:114:1
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Asian
1%
9%
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Hispanic
68%
26%
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Black
28%
17%
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White
3%
44%
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Diversity Score0.460.39
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Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Powells Lane School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWestbury Union Free School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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  • Westbury Westbury Middle School
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    0.5 miles
    455 Rockland St
    Westbury, NY 11590
    (516)876-5082
    0.5 6-8 1082
  • Westbury Park Avenue School
    Grades: 1-5 | 868 students
    0.6 miles
    955 Park Ave
    Westbury, NY 11590
    (516)876-5109
    0.6 1-5 868
  • Old Westbury Westbury High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 1615 students
    0.6 miles
    1 Post Rd
    Old Westbury, NY 11568
    (516)876-5047
    0.6 9-12 1615
  • Westbury Drexel Avenue School
    Grades: 1-5 | 594 students
    1.0 miles
    161 Drexel Ave
    Westbury, NY 11590
    (516)876-5030
    1.0 1-5 594
  • Westbury Dryden Street School
    Grades: PK-2 | 569 students
    1.0 miles
    545 Dryden St
    Westbury, NY 11590
    (516)876-5039
    1.0 PK-2 569

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