South Middle School

  • South Middle School serves 956 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 32% (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 15-19% (which is lower than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 56%.

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School Overview

  • South Middle School's student population of 956 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 57 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students956 students
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Total Classroom Teachers57 teachers
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School Comparison

  • South Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of South Middle School is 0.32, which is less 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#3298 out of 4,239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
32%
50%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:114:1
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Asian
2%
9%
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Hispanic
82%
26%
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Black
11%
17%
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White
5%
44%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in South Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score0.320.39
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Eligible for Free Lunch
77%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBrentwood Union Free School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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