William Paca Middle School

338 Blanco Dr
Mastic Beach, NY 11951
(School attendance zone shown in map)
3/
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Bottom 50%
Serving 1,052 students in grades 6-8, William Paca Middle School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 29% (which is lower than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 38% (which is lower than the New York state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is equal to the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 65% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 1,052 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 65%
  • : Bottom 50% in NY
  • : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • : 38% (Btm 50%)
  • : 74% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

William Paca Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

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School Overview

William Paca Middle School's student population of 1,052 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 94 teachers has grown by 20% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,052 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
94 teachers
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School Rankings

William Paca Middle School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 4,377 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of William Paca Middle School is 0.71, 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)
#3132 out of 4377 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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29%
46%
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38%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of William Paca Middle 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.
74%
78%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of William Paca Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
10%
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Hispanic
35%
29%
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Black
21%
16%
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White
35%
41%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
7%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.71
This chart display the diversity score of William Paca Middle 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
54%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
3%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is William Paca Middle School's ranking?
William Paca Middle School is ranked #3132 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in New York.
What schools are William Paca Middle School often compared to?
William Paca Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like William Floyd Middle School, Dayton Avenue School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
29% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while 38% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
How many students attend William Paca Middle School?
1,052 students attend William Paca Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
35% of William Paca Middle School students are Hispanic, 35% of students are White, 21% of students are Black, 7% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of William Paca Middle School?
William Paca Middle School has a student ration of 11:1, which is equal to the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does William Paca Middle School offer ?
William Paca Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is William Paca Middle School part of?
William Paca Middle School is part of William Floyd Union Free School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 1,052 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 65%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 29% (Btm 50%)
  • : 38% (Btm 50%)
  • : 74% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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