Valley Stream South High School

Serves grades 7 - 12

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2017 – 2018 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2016
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
150 Jedwood Pl
Valley Stream, NY 11581
Phone
(516) 791-0310
District
VALLEY STREAM CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT
County
NASSAU COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
1280
Classroom Teachers
88

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to New York

9

(10 is best)

Better than 86.3% of NY schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

9

(10 is best)

Valley Stream South High School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 7

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 60 41
Proficiency in Reading 53 40
Proficiency in Math 66 42

Grade 8

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 69 37
Proficiency in Reading 69 47
Proficiency in Math 68.0 27

Grade 10

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 87 72
Proficiency in Reading 95 79
Proficiency in Math 78 65

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 14.57
AVG FOR DISTRICT 14.10
AVG FOR STATE 17.74
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 0 0.0%
Kindergarten 0 0.0%
Grade 1 0 0.0%
Grade 2 0 0.0%
Grade 3 0 0.0%
Grade 4 0 0.0%
Grade 5 0 0.0%
Grade 6 0 0.0%
Grade 7 224 17.5%
Grade 8 209 16.3%
Grade 9 203 15.9%
Grade 10 209 16.3%
Grade 11 208 16.3%
Grade 12 189 14.8%
Total 1280 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 21.2% 22.2% 45.1%
Black 26.0% 30.2% 17.7%
Hispanic 28.2% 27.2% 26.9%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 23.5% 19.2% 9.3%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 1.0% 1.3% 0.9%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 29.8% 30.8% 38.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 24.8% 25.7% 34.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 5.0% 5.1% 3.6%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION 62,150 19,542,209
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) 9,771.5 412
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW 5.7% 5.9%
5-19 YEARS OLD 18.4% 18.0%
20-44 YEARS OLD 30.9% 34.2%
45-64 YEARS OLD 29.8% 26.7%
65 OR OLDER 15.3% 15.2%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households 19,159 7,189,693
Single Parent Households With Children 9.6% 10.8%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma 91.0% 86.1%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree 38.6% 35.3%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more 29.2% 16.1%
$100,000 - $149,999 21.9% 15.0%
$75,000 - $99,999 14.6% 11.9%
$50,000 - $74,999 14.2% 15.9%
$30,000 - $49,999 9.6% 15.5%
$15,000 - $29,999 6.6% 13.4%
$15,000 or less 3.9% 12.4%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $15,208 $67,614,768 61.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $1,696 $7,540,416 6.8%
Staff $899 $3,996,954 3.6%
General Administration $501 $2,227,446 2.0%
School Administration $916 $4,072,536 3.7%
Operation $1,678 $7,460,388 6.8%
Transportation $803 $3,570,138 3.2%
Other $807 $3,587,922 3.3%
Total Support $7,300 $32,455,800 29.5%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,256 $10,030,176 9.1%
Total Expenditures $24,763 $110,096,298 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $15,970 $59,254,908,392 60.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $510 $1,891,198,689 1.9%
Staff $414 $1,534,327,757 1.6%
General Administration $269 $996,880,601 1.0%
School Administration $715 $2,653,908,303 2.7%
Operation $1,883 $6,987,299,924 7.1%
Transportation $1,211 $4,493,914,443 4.6%
Other $586 $2,174,575,231 2.2%
Total Support $5,588 $20,732,154,849 21.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $4,893 $18,154,010,675 18.5%
Total Expenditures $26,450 $98,141,082,849 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%