10 School St
Saint James, NY 11780
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Smithtown High School East serves 1,575 students in grades 9-12.
Smithtown High School East placed in the top 5% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 97% (which is higher than the New York state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 98% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic).

Top Rankings

Smithtown High School East ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

Smithtown High School East's student population of 1,575 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 109 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,575 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
109 teachers
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School Rankings

Smithtown High School East is ranked within the top 5% of all 4,228 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Smithtown High School East is 0.21, 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 Data
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State Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#86 out of 4228 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
97%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Smithtown High School East 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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
98%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
4%
9%
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Hispanic
5%
27%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Smithtown High School East and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
1%
17%
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White
89%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.21
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Graduation Rate
≥99%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
7%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Smithtown High School East and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Smithtown High School East and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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We moved from California to St. James in August 2009 - this school has gone beyond our expectations regarding academic programs!
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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 1,575 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 11%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥99% (Top 1% in NY)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 97% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 98% (Top 5%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.21 (Btm 50%)

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