Willets Road School

455 I U Willets Rd
Roslyn Heights, NY 11577
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 10%
Serving 405 students in grades 5-7, Willets Road School ranks in the top 10% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 87% (which is higher than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 82% (which is higher than the New York state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 is lower than the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 47% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 5-7
  • Enrollment: 405 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 47%
  • : Top 10% in NY
  • : 87% (Top 10%)
  • : 82% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Willets Road School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

Willets Road School's student population of 405 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 52 teachers has grown by 23% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 5-7
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
405 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
52 teachers
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School Rankings

Willets Road School ranks within the top 10% of all 4,377 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Willets Road School is 0.61, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (NY)
#338 out of 4377 schools
(Top 10%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Willets Road School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
87%
46%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Willets Road 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 2021-22 school year data.
82%
49%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Willets Road 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 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
11:1
This chart displays the student teacher ratio of Willets Road School and the public school average student teacher ratio of New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
1%
1%
This chart displays the percentage of American Indian students in Willets Road School and percentage of American Indian public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Asian
32%
10%
This chart displays the percentage of Asian students in Willets Road School and the percentage of Asian public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
9%
29%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Willets Road School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
n/a
16%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Willets Road School and the percentage of Black public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
White
53%
41%
This chart displays the percentage of White students in Willets Road School and the percentage of White public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
5%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Willets Road School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in New York.
0.61
This chart displays the diversity score of Willets Road School and the public school average diversity score of New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
2%
51%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Willets Road School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
1%
4%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Willets Road School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2019-20 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Willets Road School's ranking?
Willets Road School is ranked #338 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in New York.
What schools are Willets Road School often compared to?
Willets Road Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Herricks Middle School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
87% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while 82% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
How many students attend Willets Road School?
405 students attend Willets Road School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
53% of Willets Road School students are White, 32% of students are Asian, 9% of students are Hispanic, 5% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Willets Road School?
Willets Road School has a student ration of 8:1, which is lower than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Willets Road School offer ?
Willets Road School offers enrollment in grades 5-7 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Willets Road School part of?
Willets Road School is part of East Williston Union Free School District.

School Reviews

4   2/22/2021
I liked my time at Willets. Most of the teachers were good, most lessons were pretty engaging, and pretty diverse. The problem is that sports are not great and clubs are heavily under-funded. I would most likely send my kids to Willets.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Lily Esh

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 5-7
  • Enrollment: 405 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 8:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 47%
  • : Top 10%
  • : 87% (Top 10%)
  • : 82% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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