51 School St
Ronkonkoma, NY 11779
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
6/
10
Top 50%
Samoset Middle School serves 970 students in grades 6-8.
Samoset Middle School placed 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%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 64% (which is higher than the New York state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 54% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher 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).

School Overview

Samoset Middle School's student population of 970 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 67 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
970 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
67 teachers
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School Rankings

Samoset Middle School is ranked within the top 50% of all 4,228 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Samoset Middle School is 0.41, 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 Data
This School
State Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#1859 out of 4228 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
64%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
54%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
7%
9%
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Hispanic
12%
27%
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Black
3%
17%
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White
76%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.41
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Eligible for Free Lunch
23%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 970 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 24%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50% in NY
  • Math Proficiency
    : 64% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 54% (Top 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.41 (Btm 50%)

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