Walter G O'connell Copiague High School

1100 Dixon Ave
Copiague, NY 11726
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Walter G O'connell Copiague High School serves 1,608 students in grades 9-12.
Walter G O'connell Copiague High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 94% (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 91% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 86% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Walter G O'connell Copiague High School places among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

Walter G O'connell Copiague High School's student population of 1,608 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 109 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,608 students
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Total Classroom Teachers109 teachers
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School Comparison

Walter G O'connell Copiague High School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Walter G O'connell Copiague High School is 0.59, 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
#479 out of 4239 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
94%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
91%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
9%
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Hispanic
58%
27%
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Black
25%
17%
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White
14%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.590.71
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Graduation Rate
94%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameCopiague Union Free School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Walter G O'connell Copiague High School is Edmund W Miles Middle School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Copiague Middle School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Copiague Copiague Middle School Math: 28% | Reading: 29%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 1,091 student
    0.3 miles
    2650 Great Neck Rd
    Copiague, NY 11726
    (631) 842-4011
    0.3 6-8 1,091
  • Lindenhurst Albany Avenue School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 55-59%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 419 students
    0.6 miles
    180 Albany Ave
    Lindenhurst, NY 11757
    (631) 867-3150
    0.6 K-5 419
  • Copiague Susan E Wiley School Math: 47% | Reading: 44%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 917 students
    0.7 miles
    Scudder Ave
    Copiague, NY 11726
    (631) 842-4014
    0.7 K-5 917
  • Copiague Great Neck Road Elementary School Math: 48% | Reading: 45%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 621 students
    0.8 miles
    1400 Great Neck Rd
    Copiague, NY 11726
    (631) 842-4013
    0.8 K-5 621
  • Amityville Northeast School
    Grades: PK-K | 357 students
    0.9 miles
    420 Albany Ave
    Amityville, NY 11701
    (631) 565-6400
    0.9 PK-K 357

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