Shelter Island School

33 N Ferry Rd
Shelter Island, NY 11964
(School attendance zone shown in map)
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 173 students in grades Prekindergarten-12, Shelter Island School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than 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 5:1 is lower than the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 32% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 173 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 5:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 32%
  • : ≥80% (Btm 50% in NY)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • : 70-79% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Shelter Island School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

Shelter Island School's student population of 173 students has declined by 18% over five school years.
The teacher population of 37 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
173 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
37 teachers
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School Rankings

Shelter Island School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 4,377 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Shelter Island School is 0.48, 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)
#2352 out of 4377 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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30-34%
46%
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50-54%
49%
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70-79%
78%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Shelter Island 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
5:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
10%
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Hispanic
24%
29%
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Black
2%
16%
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White
68%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.48
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≥80%
87%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
3%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Shelter Island School's ranking?
Shelter Island School is ranked #2352 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in New York.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
30-34% 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).
What is the graduation rate of Shelter Island School?
The graduation rate of Shelter Island School is 80%, which is lower than the New York state average of 87%.
How many students attend Shelter Island School?
173 students attend Shelter Island School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
68% of Shelter Island School students are White, 24% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, 2% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Shelter Island School?
Shelter Island School has a student ration of 5:1, which is lower than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Shelter Island School offer ?
Shelter Island School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Shelter Island School part of?
Shelter Island School is part of Shelter Island Union Free School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 173 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 5:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 32%
  • : ≥80% (Btm 50%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • : 50-54% (Top 50%)
  • : 70-79% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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