Silas Wood 6th Grade Center

Silas Wood 6th Grade Center serves 490 students in grades 6.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50% (which is lower than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 53% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Silas Wood 6th Grade Center placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Silas Wood 6th Grade Center places among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

Silas Wood 6th Grade Center's student population of 490 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6
Total Students490 students
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Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
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School Comparison

Silas Wood 6th Grade Center is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 4,239 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Silas Wood 6th Grade Center is 0.64, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#2263 out of 4239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
53%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
5%
9%
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Hispanic
45%
27%
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Black
7%
17%
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White
39%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.640.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSouth Huntington Union Free School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Silas Wood 6th Grade Center is Walt Whitman High School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Henry L Stimson Middle School (1.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Birchwood Intermediate School (1.4 miles away)
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