Sunquam Elementary School

515 Sweet Hollow Rd
Melville, NY 11747
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 30%
Serving 518 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Sunquam Elementary School ranks in the top 30% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 64% (which is higher than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 57% (which is higher than the New York state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is higher than the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 44% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 518 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 44%
  • : Top 30% in NY
  • : 64% (Top 30%)
  • : 57% (Top 50%)
  • : ≥95% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Sunquam Elementary School's student population of 518 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 44 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
518 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
44 teachers
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School Rankings

Sunquam Elementary School ranks within the top 30% of all 4,377 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Sunquam Elementary School is 0.64, 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)
#1201 out of 4377 schools
(Top 30%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Sunquam Elementary School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
64%
46%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Sunquam Elementary School 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 2021-22 school year data.
57%
49%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Sunquam Elementary School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
≥95%
78%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Sunquam 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
12:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
14%
10%
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Hispanic
14%
29%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Sunquam Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
10%
16%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Sunquam Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
56%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
3%
This chart displays the percentage of students of two or more races in Sunquam Elementary School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sunquam Elementary School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in New York.
0.64
This chart displays the diversity score of Sunquam Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
17%
51%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Sunquam Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
3%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Sunquam Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Sunquam Elementary School's ranking?
Sunquam Elementary School is ranked #1201 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in New York.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
64% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while 57% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
How many students attend Sunquam Elementary School?
518 students attend Sunquam Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
56% of Sunquam Elementary School students are White, 14% of students are Asian, 14% of students are Hispanic, 10% of students are Black, and 6% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Sunquam Elementary School?
Sunquam Elementary School has a student ration of 12:1, which is higher than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Sunquam Elementary School offer ?
Sunquam Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Sunquam Elementary School part of?
Sunquam Elementary School is part of Half Hollow Hills Central School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 518 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 44%
  • : Top 30%
  • : 64% (Top 30%)
  • : 57% (Top 50%)
  • : ≥95% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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