West Babylon Senior High School

  • West Babylon Senior High School serves 1,289 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 94% (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 30% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New York state average of 56%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • West Babylon Senior High School's student population of 1,289 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 102 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,289 students
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Total Classroom Teachers102 teachers
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School Comparison

  • West Babylon Senior High School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of West Babylon Senior High School is 0.47, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall School Rank#132 out of 4,239 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
94%
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
4%
9%
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Hispanic
19%
26%
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Black
7%
17%
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White
70%
44%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in West Babylon Senior High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score0.470.71
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Graduation Rate
90%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWEST BABYLON UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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