Best Public Schools in Elmont, NY


The city of Elmont, New York is home to 5 schools, including 4 elementary schools and 1 high school, all part of the Elmont Union Free School District and the Sewanhaka Central High School District. The schools in Elmont generally perform well, with a few standout institutions that excel academically.

Covert Avenue School and Dutch Broadway School are the top-performing elementary schools, ranking 373 and 617 out of 2,439 New York elementary schools respectively. Both schools have strong student proficiency rates, particularly in Math, and are rated 4 out of 5 stars by SchoolDigger. Gotham Avenue School also stands out with the lowest student-to-teacher ratio (9.8) among the Elmont elementary schools.

While the elementary schools in Elmont generally outperform the state average, Elmont Memorial High School has seen fluctuations in its performance, dropping from a rank of 341 out of 519 New York high schools in 2020-2021 to 577 out of 1,228 in 2022-2023. This decline warrants further investigation. Additionally, the high percentage of students receiving free or reduced-price lunch, ranging from 47.64% to 57.42%, indicates a significant population of economically disadvantaged students in the Elmont school district, which should be considered when analyzing the schools' performance and identifying potential areas for targeted support.

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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau, the WNYC and the New York State Department of Health and the NY State Education Department.

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