South Country School

  • South Country School serves 581 students in grades 3-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 35% (which is lower 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 40% (which is lower than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 56%.

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School Overview

  • South Country School's student population of 581 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 44 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 3-5
Total Students581 students
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Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
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School Comparison

  • South Country School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of South Country School is 0.68, 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#2976 out of 4,239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35%
50%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:114:1
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Asian
5%
9%
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Hispanic
41%
26%
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Black
17%
17%
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White
35%
44%
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Two or more races
2%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in South Country School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score0.680.39
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Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBay Shore Union Free School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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