William L Buck School

  • William L Buck School serves 352 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • 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 50-54% (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 76% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 56%.

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School Overview

  • William L Buck School's student population of 352 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 28 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students352 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

  • William L Buck School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of William L Buck School is 0.74, which is more 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#1259 out of 4,239 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
50%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:114:1
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Asian
14%
9%
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Hispanic
37%
26%
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Black
23%
17%
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White
24%
44%
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Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score0.740.39
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Eligible for Free Lunch
28%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameValley Stream 24 Union Free School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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