Wantagh School

  • Wantagh School serves 642 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 65-69% (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 60-64% (which is higher than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 14% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New York state average of 56%.

School Overview

  • Wantagh School's student population of 642 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 46 teachers has declined by 17% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students642 students
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Total Classroom Teachers46 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Wantagh School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Wantagh School is 0.25, 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#1067 out of 4,239 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
50%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-64%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
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Asian
2%
9%
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Hispanic
9%
26%
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Black
n/a
17%
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White
86%
44%
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Two or more races
3%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Wantagh School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score0.250.39
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Eligible for Free Lunch
4%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
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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

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Wantagh Forest Lake School
    Grades: K-6 | 373 students
    0.6 miles
    3100 Beltagh Ave
    Wantagh, NY 11793
    (516)679-6470
    0.6 K-6 373
  • Seaford Seaford Senior High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 726 students
    0.8 miles
    1575 Seamans Neck Rd
    Seaford, NY 11783
    (516)592-4300
    0.8 9-12 726
  • Wantagh Wantagh Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 693 students
    0.9 miles
    3299 Beltagh Ave
    Wantagh, NY 11793
    (516)679-6350
    0.9 6-8 693
  • Wantagh Wantagh Senior High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 998 students
    0.9 miles
    3297 Beltagh Ave
    Wantagh, NY 11793
    (516)679-6401
    0.9 9-12 998
  • Seaford Seaford Manor School
    Grades: K-5 | 389 students
    1.2 miles
    1590 Washington Ave
    Seaford, NY 11783
    (516)592-4050
    1.2 K-5 389

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