Signal Hill Elementary School

  • Signal Hill Elementary School serves 675 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 69% (which is higher than the New York state average of 50%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 63% (which is higher than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 38% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the New York state average of 56%.

School Overview

  • Signal Hill Elementary School's student population of 675 students has grown by 18% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 45 teachers has grown by 25% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students675 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Signal Hill Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers45 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Signal Hill Elementary School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Signal Hill Elementary School is 0.58, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall School Rank#1255 out of 4,239 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
69%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Signal Hill 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
63%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Signal Hill 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:114:1
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Asian
12%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Signal Hill Elementary School and the percentage of Asian public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
13%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Signal Hill Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
9%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Signal Hill Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
62%
44%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Signal Hill Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
4%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Signal Hill Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Signal Hill Elementary School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score0.580.39
This chart display the diversity score of Signal Hill Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
16%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Signal Hill Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Signal Hill Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHALF HOLLOW HILLS CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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