Smith Street Elementary School

780 Smith St
Uniondale, NY 11553
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 387 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Smith Street Elementary 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 40-44% (which is lower than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45-49% (which is approximately equal to 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 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 387 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • : Bottom 50% in NY
  • : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • : ≥80% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Smith Street Elementary School's student population of 387 students has declined by 20% over five school years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
387 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
40 teachers
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School Rankings

Smith Street Elementary 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 Smith Street Elementary School is 0.50, 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)
#2263 out of 4377 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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40-44%
46%
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45-49%
49%
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≥80%
78%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Smith Street 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
1%
10%
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Hispanic
61%
29%
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Black
36%
16%
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White
2%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.50
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
55%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
3%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Smith Street Elementary School's ranking?
Smith Street Elementary School is ranked #2263 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in New York.
What schools are Smith Street Elementary School often compared to?
Smith Street Elementary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Ps 66 Jacqueline Kennedy-onassis, Shaw Avenue School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
40-44% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while 45-49% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
How many students attend Smith Street Elementary School?
387 students attend Smith Street Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
61% of Smith Street Elementary School students are Hispanic, 36% of students are Black, 2% of students are White, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Smith Street Elementary School?
Smith Street Elementary School has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Smith Street Elementary School offer ?
Smith Street Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Smith Street Elementary School part of?
Smith Street Elementary School is part of Uniondale Union Free School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 387 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • : 45-49% (Top 50%)
  • : ≥80% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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