Prospect Elementary School

265 Peninsula Blvd
Hempstead, NY 11550
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Prospect Elementary School serves 474 students in grades Prekindergarten-1. 
The student:teacher ratio of 28:1 is higher than the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-1
  • Enrollment: 474 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 28:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

School Overview

Prospect Elementary School's student population of 474 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 45% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-1
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
474 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Prospect Elementary School is 0.34, 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)
Student : Teacher Ratio
28:1
11:1
This chart displays the student teacher ratio of Prospect Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart displays the percentage of American Indian students in Prospect Elementary School and percentage of American Indian public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Asian
1%
10%
This chart displays the percentage of Asian students in Prospect Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
80%
29%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Prospect Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
16%
16%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Prospect Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
1%
41%
This chart displays the percentage of White students in Prospect Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
This chart displays the percentage of students of two or more races in Prospect Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Prospect Elementary School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in New York.
0.34
This chart displays the diversity score of Prospect Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
51%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Prospect Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
3%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Prospect Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Prospect Elementary School often compared to?
Prospect Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Academy Charter School by visitors of our site.
How many students attend Prospect Elementary School?
474 students attend Prospect Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
80% of Prospect Elementary School students are Hispanic, 16% of students are Black, 2% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Prospect Elementary School?
Prospect Elementary School has a student ration of 28:1, which is higher than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Prospect Elementary School offer ?
Prospect Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-1 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Prospect Elementary School part of?
Prospect Elementary School is part of Hempstead Union Free School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-1
  • Enrollment: 474 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 28:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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