West Islip Senior High School

1 Lion's Path
West Islip, NY 11795
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 5%
West Islip Senior High School serves 1,438 students in grades 9-12.
West Islip Senior High School placed in the top 5% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 97% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 98% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 13% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

West Islip Senior High School places among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

West Islip Senior High School's student population of 1,438 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 127 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Awards Blue Ribbon School (2020)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,438 students
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Total Classroom Teachers127 teachers
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School Comparison

West Islip Senior High School is ranked within the top 5% of all 4,239 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of West Islip Senior High School is 0.24, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#83 out of 4239 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
97%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
98%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
9%
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Hispanic
9%
27%
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Black
n/a
17%
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White
87%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.240.71
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Graduation Rate
98%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameWest Islip Union Free School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to West Islip Senior High School is Babylon Junior-senior High School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Beach Street Middle School (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • West Islip Beach Street Middle School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 60-64%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 549 students
    0.3 miles
    17 Beach St
    West Islip, NY 11795
    (631) 930-1604
    0.3 6-8 549
  • West Islip Paul J Bellew Elementary School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 65-69%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-5 | 450 students
    0.3 miles
    25 Higbie Ln
    West Islip, NY 11795
    (631) 504-5684
    0.3 K-5 450
  • Babylon Babylon Junior-senior High School Math: 87% | Reading: 80%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 7-12 | 786 students
    1.2 miles
    50 Railroad Ave
    Babylon, NY 11702
    (631) 893-7920
    1.2 7-12 786
  • West Islip Bayview Elementary School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 402 students
    1.2 miles
    165 Snedecor Ave
    West Islip, NY 11795
    (631) 504-5603
    1.2 K-5 402
  • West Islip Oquenock Elementary School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 45-49%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 424 students
    1.2 miles
    425 Spruce Ave
    West Islip, NY 11795
    (631) 504-5663
    1.2 K-5 424

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