1100 Dixon Ave
Copiague, NY 11726
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 10%
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 10% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 94% (which is higher than the New York state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 94% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2018-19 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 Rankings

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

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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 stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
1,608 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
109 teachers
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School Rankings

Walter G O'connell Copiague High School is ranked within the top 10% of all 4,228 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 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 Data
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State Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#393 out of 4228 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
94%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
94%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
13:1
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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%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.59
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Graduation Rate
94%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
4%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 1,608 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 86%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 94% (Top 30% in NY)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 10%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 94% (Top 10%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 94% (Top 10%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.59 (Top 30%)

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