South Woods Middle School

Overview

Student Enrollment
684
Best Middle School in New York
#17
 Rating 10 out of 10
Grades 6th grade to 9th grade
School District SYOSSET CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
Type Public
 Phone (516)364-5621
 Location 99 PELL LN
SYOSSET, NY 11791
Charter School No

South Woods Middle School has an academic rating significantly above the average for New York middle schools based on its high test performance. It is ranked 17th in the best public middle schools in New York.

Data Citation: Unless otherwise noted, all information on this page is retrieved or calculated from data reported to the the U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics Common Core of Data and Civil Rights Data Collection for the 2014/2015 school year.

Racial Demographics

The South Woods Middle School student body is primarily White with a significant Asian Pacific population and has medium racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White63.5%434
Black0.3%2
Hispanic3.5%24
Asian Pacific31.4%215
Native American Indian0.1%1
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%0
Two or more races1.2%8

Family Income

vs. other New York middle schools
Upper 3.7%

3.9% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the New York middle school median of 44.9%. By this measure, SOUTH WOODS MIDDLE SCHOOL students are largely wealthy and rank 29th in New York for middle school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
6th Grade228
7th Grade245
8th Grade210
Total684

Completions

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
75%
Rank in New York
17th
Rating
10 out of 10

Students at South Woods Middle School scored an average 75% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the New York State Education Department. Performance is significantly above the state middle school median of 33% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 3% of New York middle schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls85% to 89%*70% to 74%*
Boys85% to 89%*50% to 54%*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indiansuppressed*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander90% to 94%*70% to 74%*
Blacksuppressed*suppressed*
Hispanic60% to 79%*40% to 59%*
Multiracial50% or more*suppressed*
White80% to 84%*55% to 59%*
With Disabilites60% to 69%*20% or less*
Limited English80% or more*less than 50%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate3%12%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate3%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate2%

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
New York Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
New York Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students1.1%8
Boys1.6%6
Girls0.6%2
New York Median3.4%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0

Location

South Woods Middle School
99 PELL LN
SYOSSET, NY
11791
(516)364-5621

10 out of 10 1

District

SYOSSET CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
SYOSSET, NY