Wantagh Senior High School

  • Wantagh Senior High School serves 998 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 98% (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 98% (which is higher than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New York state average of 56%.

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School Overview

  • Wantagh Senior High School's student population of 998 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 78 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students998 students
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Total Classroom Teachers78 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Wantagh Senior High School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Wantagh Senior High School is 0.15, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.00. 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#1 out of 4,239 schools
(Top 1%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
98%
50%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
98%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:114:1
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Asian
2%
9%
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Hispanic
6%
26%
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White
92%
44%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Wantagh Senior High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score0.15n/a
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Graduation Rate≥99%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
7%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Wantagh Senior High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2009-10 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

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Wantagh Wantagh Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 693 students
    0.0 miles
    3299 Beltagh Ave
    Wantagh, NY 11793
    (516)679-6350
    0.0 6-8 693
  • Wantagh Forest Lake School
    Grades: K-6 | 373 students
    0.4 miles
    3100 Beltagh Ave
    Wantagh, NY 11793
    (516)679-6470
    0.4 K-6 373
  • Bellmore Saw Mill Road School
    Grades: K-6 | 713 students
    0.7 miles
    2801 Saw Mill Rd
    Bellmore, NY 11710
    (516)992-3000
    0.7 K-6 713
  • Wantagh Wantagh School
    Grades: K-5 | 642 students
    0.9 miles
    1765 Beech St
    Wantagh, NY 11793
    (516)679-6480
    0.9 K-5 642
  • Wantagh Lee Road School
    Grades: K-5 | 301 students
    1.0 miles
    901 Lee Rd
    Wantagh, NY 11793
    (516)434-7476
    1.0 K-5 301

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