Willits Elementary School

99 Nana Pl
Syosset, NY 11791
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Willits Elementary School serves 336 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
Willits Elementary School placed in the top 20% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 90-94% (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 80-84% (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 40% of the student body (majority Asian), which is lower than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Willits Elementary School places among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

Willits Elementary School's student population of 336 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students336 students
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Gender % This chart display gender of Willits Elementary School
Total Classroom Teachers31 teachers
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School Comparison

Willits Elementary School is ranked within the top 20% 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 Willits Elementary School is 0.51, 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
#623 out of 4239 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
90-94%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-84%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
37%
9%
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Hispanic
2%
27%
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Black
n/a
17%
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White
60%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Willits Elementary School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score
0.510.71
This chart display the diversity score of Willits Elementary School and the public school average diversity score of New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
3%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Willits Elementary School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
1%
5%
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSyosset Central School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Willits Elementary School is P.S. 256 (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is H B Thompson Middle School (0.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Syosset H B Thompson Middle School Math: 87% | Reading: 76%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 6-8 | 852 students
    0.1 miles
    98 Ann Dr
    Syosset, NY 11791
    (516) 364-5760
    0.1 6-8 852
  • Syosset South Grove Elementary School Math: 80-84% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-5 | 456 students
    0.5 miles
    60 Colony Ln
    Syosset, NY 11791
    (516) 364-5810
    0.5 K-5 456
  • Plainview Baylis Elementary School Math: 84% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-5 | 450 students
    0.7 miles
    580 Woodbury Rd
    Plainview, NY 11803
    (516) 364-5798
    0.7 K-5 450
  • Plainview Judy Jacobs Parkway Elementary School Math: 85-89% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-4 | 388 students
    1.1 miles
    300 Manetto Hill Rd
    Plainview, NY 11803
    (516) 434-3358
    1.1 K-4 388
  • Syosset P.S. 256 Special Education School
    Grades: PK-12 | 444 students
    1.3 miles
    525 Convent Rd
    Syosset, NY 11791
    (516) 921-0450
    1.3 PK-12 444

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