Southdown School

125 Browns Rd
Huntington, NY 11743
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Southdown School serves 380 students in grades Kindergarten-4.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (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 40-44% (which is lower than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Southdown School placed 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%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 66% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Southdown School's student population of 380 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-4
Total Students380 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

Southdown School 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 Southdown School is 0.58, 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
#2922 out of 4239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
9%
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Hispanic
55%
27%
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Black
7%
17%
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White
34%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.580.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHuntington Union Free School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school and middle school to Southdown School is Cold Spring Harbor High School (1.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Goosehill Primary Center (1.0 miles away)
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