Wantagh Middle School

  • Wantagh Middle School serves 693 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 75% (which is higher than the New York state average of 50%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 56% (which is higher than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 10% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New York state average of 56%.

School Overview

  • Wantagh Middle School's student population of 693 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 58 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students693 students
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Gender %This chart display gender of Wantagh Middle School
Total Classroom Teachers58 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Wantagh Middle School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Wantagh Middle School is 0.19, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall School Rank#1635 out of 4,239 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
75%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Wantagh Middle 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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
56%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Wantagh Middle 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio12:114:1
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Asian
3%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Wantagh Middle School and the percentage of Asian public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
6%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Wantagh Middle School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
n/a
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Wantagh Middle School and the percentage of Black public school students in New York by year, with the latest 1995-96 school year data.
White
90%
44%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Wantagh Middle School and the percentage of White public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
1%
2%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Wantagh Middle School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score0.190.39
This chart display the diversity score of Wantagh Middle School and the public school average diversity score of New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
7%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Wantagh Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Wantagh Middle School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWantagh Union Free School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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