Wantagh School



Wantagh School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Wantagh School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 95
1 115
2 90
3 107
4 114
5 128
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Wantagh School is a public elementary school located in Wantagh, NY in the Wantagh Union Free School District. It enrolls 649 students in grades 1st through 12th. Wantagh School is the 581st largest public school in New York and the 10,552nd largest nationally. It has 12.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 649
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 50.5
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 10,552nd out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in New York: 581st out of 2,782
Student/Teacher Rank in New York: 988th out of 2,753
Full Time Teacher Rank in New York: 462nd out of 2,753

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Wantagh School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 336
(52%)
1,005
(51%)
 Male 313
(48%)
968
(49%)

Wantagh School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 White 561
(87%)
1,730
(88%)
 Hispanic 52
(8%)
136
(7%)
 Two or More 22
(3%)
49
(2%)
 Asian 14
(2%)
52
(3%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)
 Black 0
(0%)
5
(0%)
 American Indian 0
(0%)
1
(0%)

Wantagh School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 619
(95%)
1,862
(94%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 23
(4%)
88
(4%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 7
(1%)
23
(1%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,554 ranked schools in New York, Wantagh School is ranked 2,433rd for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Wantagh School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (4.6%) 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.

Wantagh School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 877
2006 849
2007 813
2008 798
2009 770
2010 744
2011 713
2012 696
2013 664
2014 656
2015 649

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 17.5
2006 16.9
2007 15.8
2008 15.8
2009 13.9
2010 12.4
2011 13
2012 13
2013 11.9
2014 13.4
2015 12.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.01254275940707
2006 0.010600706713781
2007 0.007380073800738
2008 0.010025062656642
2009 0.024675324675325
2010 N/A
2011 0.0056100981767181
2012 0.022988505747126
2013 0.055722891566265
2014 0.059451219512195
2015 0.046224961479199

Compare Wantagh School to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,278.3% 12.8:1
 
1,290.0% 12.9:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
This School 4.6%
 
State Average 53.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 

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Public KG - 05 649 12.9:1  
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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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