Sea Cliff Elementary School

280 Carpenter Ave
Sea Cliff, NY 11579
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 10%
Serving 331 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Sea Cliff Elementary School ranks in the top 10% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 90-94% (which is higher than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75-79% (which is higher than the New York state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 21% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 331 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 21%
  • : Top 10% in NY
  • : 90-94% (Top 10%)
  • : 75-79% (Top 20%)
  • : ≥90% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Sea Cliff Elementary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

Sea Cliff Elementary School's student population of 331 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 32 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
331 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
32 teachers
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School Rankings

Sea Cliff Elementary School ranks within the top 10% of all 4,377 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Sea Cliff Elementary School is 0.36, 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)
#324 out of 4377 schools
(Top 10%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Sea Cliff Elementary School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
90-94%
46%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Sea Cliff Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
75-79%
49%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Sea Cliff Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
≥90%
78%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Sea Cliff Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
3%
10%
This chart displays the percentage of Asian students in Sea Cliff Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
10%
29%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Sea Cliff Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
n/a
16%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Sea Cliff Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2011-12 school year data.
White
79%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
3%
This chart displays the percentage of students of two or more races in Sea Cliff 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 Sea Cliff Elementary School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in New York.
0.36
This chart displays the diversity score of Sea Cliff 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
5%
51%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Sea Cliff 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 (14-15)
2%
6%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Sea Cliff Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Sea Cliff Elementary School's ranking?
Sea Cliff Elementary School is ranked #324 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in New York.
What schools are Sea Cliff Elementary School often compared to?
Sea Cliff Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Glen Head Elementary School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
90-94% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while 75-79% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
How many students attend Sea Cliff Elementary School?
331 students attend Sea Cliff Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
79% of Sea Cliff Elementary School students are White, 10% of students are Hispanic, 8% of students are Two or more races, and 3% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Sea Cliff Elementary School?
Sea Cliff Elementary School has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Sea Cliff Elementary School offer ?
Sea Cliff Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Sea Cliff Elementary School part of?
Sea Cliff Elementary School is part of North Shore Central School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 331 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 21%
  • : Top 10%
  • : 90-94% (Top 10%)
  • : 75-79% (Top 20%)
  • : ≥90% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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