Locust School



Locust School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Locust School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 89
1 54
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 1

Locust School is a public elementary school located in Garden City, NY in the Garden City Union Free School District. It enrolls 144 students in grades 1st through 12th. Locust School is the 2,705th largest public school in New York and the 51,201st largest nationally. It has 15.2 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 144
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.2:1
Full Time Teachers: 9.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 51,201st out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in New York: 2,705th out of 2,782
Student/Teacher Rank in New York: 1,992nd out of 2,753
Full Time Teacher Rank in New York: 2,716th out of 2,753

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Locust School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 72
(50%)
1,352
(50%)
 Male 72
(50%)
1,334
(50%)

Locust School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 138
(97%)
2,421
(90%)
 Asian 3
(2%)
104
(4%)
 Hispanic 2
(1%)
94
(3%)
 Two or More 1
(1%)
53
(2%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Black 0
(0%)
14
(1%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Locust School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 141
(98%)
2,650
(99%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 3
(2%)
36
(1%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,554 ranked schools in New York, Locust School is ranked 2,551st for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Locust School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (2.1%) is significantly lower than the state average of 53.2%. This may indicate that the area has a lower level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Locust School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 141
2006 162
2007 170
2008 167
2009 173
2010 152
2011 154
2012 164
2013 140
2014 128
2015 144

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 12.8
2006 14.7
2007 14.2
2008 13.9
2009 16.3
2010 11.6
2011 14.7
2012 14.3
2013 13.3
2014 12.2
2015 15.2

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 N/A
2006 N/A
2007 N/A
2008 0.0059880239520958
2009 0.0057803468208092
2010 N/A
2011 0.019480519480519
2012 N/A
2013 N/A
2014 0.0234375
2015 0.020833333333333

Compare Locust School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,278.3% 12.8:1
 
1,520.0% 15.2:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 2.1%
 
State Average 53.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

Top Nearby Elementary Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Locust School
Garden City, NY
Public KG - 01 144 15.2:1  
Nassau Boces
Garden City, NY
Public KG - 12 1,595 20.8:1 1 miles
Jackson Annex School
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Public KG - 05 475 21.6:1 1 miles
Stewart School
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Public 02 - 05 574 14:1 1 miles
Alverta B Gray Schultz Middle School
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Public 06 - 08 1,398 20.8:1 2 miles
Kellenberg Memorial High School
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Private 06 - 12 2,681 25:1 2 miles
Crescent School
Hempstead, NY
Private PK - 12 235 13:1 2 miles
St Joseph Elementary School
Garden City, NY
Private PK - 08 302 10:1 2 miles
Barack Obama Elementary School
Hempstead, NY
Public KG - 05 470 21.4:1 2 miles
Prospect Elementary School
Hempstead, NY
Public KG - KG 567 25.6:1 2 miles
Front Street Elementary School
Hempstead, NY
Public KG - 05 361 30.1:1 2 miles
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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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