Tangier Smith Elementary School

336 Blanco Dr
Mastic Beach, NY 11951
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 731 students in grades Kindergarten-5, Tangier Smith Elementary School ranks 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%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 38% (which is lower than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 36% (which is lower than the New York state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 62% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 731 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 62%
  • : Bottom 50% in NY
  • : 38% (Btm 50%)
  • : 36% (Btm 50%)
  • : 80-84% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Tangier Smith Elementary School's student population of 731 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 53 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
731 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
53 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Tangier Smith Elementary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 4,377 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Tangier Smith Elementary School is 0.68, 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)
#2930 out of 4377 schools
(Bottom 50%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Tangier Smith Elementary School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
38%
46%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Tangier Smith 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.
36%
49%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Tangier Smith 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.
80-84%
78%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Tangier Smith 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
14:1
11:1
This chart displays the student teacher ratio of Tangier Smith Elementary School and the public school average student teacher ratio of New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
10%
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Hispanic
40%
29%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Tangier Smith Elementary School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
15%
16%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Tangier Smith Elementary School and the percentage of Black public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
38%
41%
This chart displays the percentage of White students in Tangier Smith Elementary School and the percentage of White public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
6%
3%
This chart displays the percentage of students of two or more races in Tangier Smith 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 Tangier Smith Elementary School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in New York.
0.68
This chart displays the diversity score of Tangier Smith 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
49%
51%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Tangier Smith 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 Tangier Smith 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 Tangier Smith Elementary School's ranking?
Tangier Smith Elementary School is ranked #2930 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in New York.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
38% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while 36% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
How many students attend Tangier Smith Elementary School?
731 students attend Tangier Smith Elementary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
40% of Tangier Smith Elementary School students are Hispanic, 38% of students are White, 15% of students are Black, 6% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Asian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Tangier Smith Elementary School?
Tangier Smith Elementary School has a student ration of 14:1, which is higher than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Tangier Smith Elementary School offer ?
Tangier Smith Elementary School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Tangier Smith Elementary School part of?
Tangier Smith Elementary School is part of William Floyd Union Free School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 731 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 62%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 38% (Btm 50%)
  • : 36% (Btm 50%)
  • : 80-84% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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