Saxton Middle School

  • Saxton Middle School serves 721 students in grades 6 - 8.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the NY average of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 54%.
  • Saxton Middle School operates within the Patchogue-medford Union Free School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 721 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 39 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 721 students
Saxton Middle School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Saxton Middle School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 39 teachers
Saxton Middle School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Saxton Middle School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.50 is more than the state average of 0.36. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 19:1 14:1
Saxton Middle School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Asian
2%
9%
Saxton Middle School Asian Students (1990-2014)
Hispanic
30%
25%
Saxton Middle School Black Students (1990-2014)
Black
4%
18%
Saxton Middle School Black Students (1990-2014)
White
64%
46%
Saxton Middle School White Students (1990-2014)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Saxton Middle School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
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.
0.50 0.36
Saxton Middle School Diversity Score (1987-2014)
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.
35%
42%
Saxton Middle School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2014)
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.
8%
5%
Saxton Middle School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2014)

District Comparison

  • Patchogue-medford Union Free School District's student population of 7,886 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $18,699 in this district is less than the state average of $23,859. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $17,987 is less than the state average of $24,841. The district spending/student has stayed relatively flat over four years.
School District Name Patchogue-medford Union Free School District
Number of Schools
Managed
11
2
Number of Students Managed 7,886 926
Patchogue-medford Union Free   School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
District Total Revenue $160 MM $29 MM
Patchogue-medford Union Free   School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $154 MM $30 MM
Patchogue-medford Union Free   School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $18,699 $23,859
Patchogue-medford Union Free   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $17,987 $24,841
Patchogue-medford Union Free   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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