Ruth C Kinney Elementary School

1 Spur Dr S
Islip Terrace, NY 11752
(School attendance zone shown in map)
6/
10
Top 50%
Serving 316 students in grades 3-5, Ruth C Kinney Elementary School ranks in the top 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 50-54% (which is higher than the New York state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is equal to the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 3-5
  • Enrollment: 316 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 39%
  • : Top 50% in NY
  • : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

School Overview

Ruth C Kinney Elementary School's student population of 316 students has declined by 18% over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 3-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
316 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
30 teachers
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School Rankings

Ruth C Kinney Elementary School ranks within the top 50% of all 4,377 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Ruth C Kinney Elementary School is 0.56, 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)
#1822 out of 4377 schools
(Top 50%)
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45-49%
46%
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50-54%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
5%
10%
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Hispanic
25%
29%
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Black
5%
16%
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White
61%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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0.56
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
3%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Ruth C Kinney Elementary School's ranking?
Ruth C Kinney Elementary School is ranked #1822 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in New York.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
45-49% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while 50-54% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
How many students attend Ruth C Kinney Elementary School?
316 students attend Ruth C Kinney Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
61% of Ruth C Kinney Elementary School students are White, 25% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Asian, 5% of students are Black, and 4% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Ruth C Kinney Elementary School?
Ruth C Kinney Elementary School has a student ration of 11:1, which is equal to the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Ruth C Kinney Elementary School offer ?
Ruth C Kinney Elementary School offers enrollment in grades 3-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Ruth C Kinney Elementary School part of?
Ruth C Kinney Elementary School is part of East Islip Union Free School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 3-5
  • Enrollment: 316 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 39%
  • : Top 50%
  • : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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