Unqua Elementary School

Unqua Elementary School serves 539 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Unqua Elementary School placed in the top 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (which is higher 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 45-49% (which is lower than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic).

School Overview

Unqua Elementary School's student population of 539 students has declined by 20% over five school years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has declined by 20% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students539 students
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Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
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School Comparison

Unqua Elementary School is ranked within the top 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 Unqua Elementary School is 0.20, 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
#2039 out of 4239 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
45-49%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
9%
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Hispanic
6%
27%
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Black
n/a
17%
White
89%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.200.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
7%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
1%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMassapequa Union Free School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Unqua Elementary School is Massapequa High School (0.9 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Berner Middle School (0.6 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Massapequa Berner Middle School Math: 77% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,626 student
    0.6 miles
    50 Carman Mill Rd
    Massapequa, NY 11758
    (516) 308-5701
    0.6 6-8 1,626
  • Massapequa Park East Lake Elementary School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 507 students
    0.9 miles
    154 E Lake Ave
    Massapequa Park, NY 11762
    (516) 308-5201
    0.9 K-5 507
  • Massapequa Massapequa High School Math: 97% | Reading: ≥99%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 10-12 | 1,695 student
    0.9 miles
    4925 Merrick Rd
    Massapequa, NY 11758
    (516) 308-5901
    0.9 10-12 1,695
  • Massapequa Park Birch Lane Elementary School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-5 | 618 students
    1.0 miles
    41 Birch Ln
    Massapequa Park, NY 11762
    (516) 308-5101
    1 K-5 618
  • Amityville Park Avenue School Math: 22% | Reading: 21%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-6 | 687 students
    1.1 miles
    140 Park Ave
    Amityville, NY 11701
    (631) 565-6300
    1.1 K-6 687

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