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Willits Elementary School in Syosset, NY
(KG-05 • Public • Regular School)

City-data.com school rating (using weighted test average as compared to other schools in New York) from 0 (worst) to 100 (best) is 98
Address
 99 NANA PL
Syosset, NY 11791
Telephone
(516) 364-5829
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Website
http://syossetschools.org
City-data.com school rating
98
Students
316
Classroom Teachers (FTE)
27.0
National School Lunch
Program (NSLP) Status
No
Free lunch eligible students
6
Reduced-price lunch
eligible students
3
School district
SYOSSET CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
Charter school
No
Title I status
Not a Title I school
Magnet School Indicator
No
Shared Time Indicator
No
Adult education offered
No

Ratings

This school rating compared to other nearby schools ratings:
BAYLIS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (0.7 miles):

98
SOUTH GROVE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (0.6 miles):

98
VILLAGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (1.2 miles):

98
Willits Elementary School:

98
H B THOMPSON MIDDLE SCHOOL (0.1 miles):

96
PARKWAY SCHOOL (1.0 miles):

95
STRATFORD ROAD SCHOOL (1.3 miles):

92
PLAINVIEW-OLD BETHPAGE MIDDLE SCHOOL (1.7 miles):

88
WOODLAND AVENUE SCHOOL (1.5 miles):

87
Willits Elementary School rating compared to average state, county and city schools ratings:
New York:

50
Nassau County:

76
Syosset:

96
Willits Elementary School:

98

Students & Teachers


Total enrollment:
Enrollment in 2016: 316
Enrollment in 2015: 325
Enrollment in 2014: 339
Enrollment in 2013: 341
Enrollment in 2012: 309
Enrollment in 2011: 315
Enrollment in 2010: 320
Enrollment in 2009: 321
Enrollment in 2008: 321
Enrollment in 2007: 339
Enrollment in 2006: 370
Enrollment in 2005: 363
Enrollment in 2004: 368
Enrollment in 2003: 342
Enrollment in 2002: 341
Enrollment in 2001: 342
Enrollment in 2000: 339
Enrollment in 1999: 352

Willits Elementary School - Historical enrollment


Enrollment by grade, gender and race:
(Note: Details may not add to totals. School year: 2015-2016)

GradeKGG01G02G03G04G05Total
All students455353624261316
Female students162327241827135
Male students293026382434181
Asian students12141820122096
Hispanic students12 - 1127
White students313735402938210
Two or More Races students1 - - 1 - 13

Enrollment by grade:
Kindergarten enrollment: 45
1st grade enrollment: 53
2nd grade enrollment: 53
3rd grade enrollment: 62
4th grade enrollment: 42
5th grade enrollment: 61

Willits Elementary School - Historical enrollment by grade


Enrollment by gender:
(State average from 6,131 schools)

Female enrollment: 135 (42.7%)
Here:

42.7%
State:

51.1%
Male enrollment: 181 (57.3%)
School:

57.3%
New York:

47.5%

Willits Elementary School - Historical enrollment by gender


Enrollment by race/ethnicity:
(State average from 1,352 schools)

Asian enrollment: 96 (30.4%)
Willits Elementary School:

30.4%
State:

4.6%
Hispanic enrollment: 7 (2.2%)
Here:

2.2%
New York:

9.2%
White enrollment: 210 (66.5%)
Willits Elementary School:

66.5%
New York:

55.1%
Two or More Races enrollment: 3 (0.9%)
Willits Elementary School:

0.9%
New York:

2.9%

Willits Elementary School - Historical enrollment by race/ethnicity


Lunch Program Eligibility:
(State average from 4,921 schools)

Free/reduced-price lunch eligible students: 9 (2.8%)
Here:

2.8%
State:

52.7%
Free lunch eligible students: 6 (1.9%)
Willits Elementary School:

1.9%
State:

45.4%
Reduced-price lunch eligible students: 3 (0.9%)
School:

0.9%
State:

4.8%

Willits Elementary School - Lunch Program Eligibility


Average Class Size:
Average Class Size:
  • Common Branch: 21

Teachers and support:
Classroom Teachers (FTE): 27

Number of FTE teachers in their second year of teaching: 1
Number of FTE teachers who were absent more than 10 school days during the school years: 4
Number of FTE security guards: 1
Number of FTE nurses: 1
Number of FTE psychologists: 1

Student/Teacher Ratio
School:

11.7
State:

14.0
Number of teachers with Master's Degree plus 30 hours or doctorate: 21

Total number of classes taught: 63


Number of full-time principals: 1
Number of full-time professional staff other than teachers, principals, and asst principals: 3

Willits Elementary School - Teachers (FTE) and pupil/teacher ratio


School Expenditures:
Salary Expenditures for Total Personnel Funded with State and Local Funds: $4,724,282
  • Full-time Equivalency Count of Teachers: 29 (Salary Expenditures: $3,478,346)
  • Full-time Equivalency Count of Instructional Aides: 19.8 (Salary Expenditures: $654,922)
  • Full-time Equivalency Count of Support Services Staff: 4 (Salary Expenditures: $424,742)
  • Full-time Equivalency Count of School Administration Staff: 1 (Salary Expenditures: $166,272)
Salary Expenditures for Non-Personnel Funded with State and Local Funds: $70,899

Limited English Proficiency:
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Students Enrolled in LEP Programs: 12 (male: 10, female: 2)
  • Asian: 10 (male: 8, female: 2)
  • White: 2 (all male)
  • Individuals With Disabilities Education Act (IDEA): 2 (all male)

Students with disabilities:
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Students with Disabilities (IDEA): Students with intellectual disabilities; hearing impairment, including deafness; speech or language impairment; visual impairment, including blindness; serious emotional disturbance; orthopedic impairment; autism; traumatic brain injury; developmental delay; other health impairment; specific learning disability; deaf-blindness; or multiple disabilities and who, by reason thereof, receive special education and related services under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) according to an Individualized Education Program, Individual Family Service Plan, or service plan. The "Students with Disabilities (IDEA)" column in the survey items always refers to students with disabilities who receive special education and related services under IDEA.

Students with Disabilities (Section 504 only): Students with a disability, who receive related aids and services solely under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, and not under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). The "Section 504 only" column in the survey items always refers to students with disabilities who receive related aids and services under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, and not under IDEA.
Students with disabilities served under IDEA: 24 (male: 20, female: 4)
  • Asian: 4 (all male)
  • White: 20 (male: 16, female: 4)

Students with disabilities served under Section 504: 10 (male: 8, female: 2)
  • White: 10 (male: 8, female: 2)

Gifted and Talented:
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(State average from 386 schools)

This school has students enrolled in one or more gifted/talented programs
Gifted/talented programs are programs during regular school hours that provide special educational opportunities including accelerated promotion through grades and classes and an enriched curriculum for students who are endowed with a high degree of mental ability or who demonstrate unusual physical coordination, creativity, interest, or talent.
Gifted and Talented Student Enrollment: 23 (male: 16, female: 7)
  • Asian: 16 (male: 11, female: 5)
  • White: 7 (male: 5, female: 2)

Gifted and Talented Student Enrollment per 1,000 students
Willits Elementary School:

72.8
State:

106.8

Statewide Student Assessments


Grades 3-8 New York State Testing Program Assessments:
(State average from 2,439 schools)

The grades 3-8 English Language Arts (ELA) and mathematics assessments measure the higher learning standards that were adopted by the State Board of Regents in 2010, which more accurately reflect students' progress toward college and career readiness.
3rd Grade:

    ELA Mean Score (3rd Grade)

  • All338
  • Males331
  • Females346
  • Asian340
  • White336
ELA students tested with valid scores: 39
Computed mean of student ELA scores: 338

ELA Students scoring proficient and above:

77%
New York:

43%

Students scoring at Level 1: 0%
Students scoring at Level 2: 23%
Students scoring at Level 3: 44%
Students scoring at Level 4: 33%

23%
44%
33%

    MATH Mean Score (3rd Grade)

  • All346
  • Males345
  • Females348
  • Asian346
  • White347
Math students tested with valid scores: 38
Computed mean of student Math scores: 346

Math Students scoring proficient and above:

92%
State:

49%

Students scoring at Level 1: 0%
Students scoring at Level 2: 8%
Students scoring at Level 3: 34%
Students scoring at Level 4: 58%

8%
34%
58%

4th Grade:

    ELA Mean Score (4th Grade)

  • All337
  • Males337
  • Females337
  • Asian341
ELA students tested with valid scores: 39
Computed mean of student ELA scores: 337

ELA Students scoring proficient and above:

77%
State:

41%

Students scoring at Level 1: 0%
Students scoring at Level 2: 23%
Students scoring at Level 3: 36%
Students scoring at Level 4: 41%

23%
36%
41%

    MATH Mean Score (4th Grade)

  • All339
  • Males347
  • Females332
  • Asian347
Math students tested with valid scores: 42
Computed mean of student Math scores: 339

Math Students scoring proficient and above:

84%
New York:

43%

Students scoring at Level 1: 0%
Students scoring at Level 2: 17%
Students scoring at Level 3: 29%
Students scoring at Level 4: 55%

17%
29%
55%

    SCI Mean Score (4th Grade)

  • All92
  • Males92
  • Females93
  • White90
  • IDEA82
Science students tested with valid scores: 58
Computed mean of student Science scores: 92

Science Students scoring proficient and above:

100%
State:

87%

Students scoring at Level 1: 0%
Students scoring at Level 2: 0%
Students scoring at Level 3: 14%
Students scoring at Level 4: 86%

14%
86%

5th Grade:

    ELA Mean Score (5th Grade)

  • All337
  • Males335
  • Females341
  • Asian342
ELA students tested with valid scores: 20
Computed mean of student ELA scores: 337

ELA Students scoring proficient and above:

80%
State:

35%

Students scoring at Level 1: 0%
Students scoring at Level 2: 20%
Students scoring at Level 3: 45%
Students scoring at Level 4: 35%

20%
45%
35%

    MATH Mean Score (5th Grade)

  • All343
  • Males352
  • Females327
  • Asian353
Math students tested with valid scores: 22
Computed mean of student Math scores: 343

Math Students scoring proficient and above:

77%
New York:

43%

Students scoring at Level 1: 0%
Students scoring at Level 2: 23%
Students scoring at Level 3: 41%
Students scoring at Level 4: 36%

23%
41%
36%


The New York State English as a Second Language Achievement Test:
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(State average from 1,207 schools)

The New York State English as a Second Language Achievement Test (NYSESLAT) is designed to annually assess the English proficiency of all English language learners enrolled in Grades K-12 in New York State schools. The exam gives the State and schools important information about the English language development of English language learners (ELLs), and is part of the State's compliance with federal laws that mandate the annual assessing and tracking of English proficiency of English language learners.
Kindergarten:
Students tested with valid scores: 6
Scoring at Expanding Level or above:

100%
New York:

64%

Students scoring at Entering Level: 0%
Students scoring at Emerging Level: 0%
Students scoring at Transitioning Level: 0%
Students scoring at Expanding Level: 67%
Students scoring at Commanding Level: 33%

67%
33%

1st Grade:
Students tested with valid scores: 6
Scoring at Expanding Level or above:

67%
New York:

42%

Students scoring at Entering Level: 0%
Students scoring at Emerging Level: 0%
Students scoring at Transitioning Level: 33%
Students scoring at Expanding Level: 0%
Students scoring at Commanding Level: 67%

33%
67%

Accountability


Adequate Yearly Progress:
(State average from 3,754 schools)

Elementary/Middle-Level Science:

    Elementary/Middle-Level Science - Performance Index (PI)

  • All200
  • Males200
  • White200
Made AYP: Yes
Met the participation criterion: Yes
Met the performance criterion: Yes

Students enrolled during the test administration period: 69
Percent of enrolled students with valid test scores: 84%

Performance Index (PI):

200
State:

174
Effective Annual Measurable Objective (EAMO): 176

Elementary/Middle-Level Math:

    Elementary/Middle-Level Math - Performance Index (PI)

  • All185
  • Males192
  • Females177
  • Asian188
  • White180
Made AYP: No
Met the participation criterion: No
Met the performance criterion: Yes

Students enrolled during the test administration period: 339
Percent of enrolled students with valid test scores: 54%

Performance Index (PI):

185
New York:

114
Effective Annual Measurable Objective (EAMO): 99

Elementary/Middle-Level ELA:

    Elementary/Middle-Level ELA - Performance Index (PI)

  • All179
  • Males182
  • Females176
  • Asian182
  • White174
Made AYP: No
Met the participation criterion: No
Met the performance criterion: Yes

Students enrolled during the test administration period: 339
Percent of enrolled students with valid test scores: 51%

Performance Index (PI):

179
State:

113
Effective Annual Measurable Objective (EAMO): 101

Health & Safety


Offenses:
(State average from 1,445 schools)

An incident refers to a specific criminal act involving one or more victims and offenders. For example, if two students are robbed without a weapon, at the same time and place, this is classified as two robbery victimizations but only one robbery without a weapon incident

A weapon is any instrument or object used with the intent to threaten, injure, or kill. This includes look-alikes if they are used to threaten others.

Physical attack or fight refers to an actual and intentional touching or striking of another person against his/her will, or the intentional causing of bodily harm to an individual. Physical attack or fight does not include rape.

A threat refers to an act where there was no physical contact between the offender and victim but the victim felt that physical harm could have occurred based on verbal or nonverbal communication by the offender. This includes nonverbal threats (e.g., brandishing a weapon), and verbal threats of physical harm which are made in person. Threats made over the telephone or threatening letters are excluded.
At least one incident at this school that involved a shooting: No
Any of this school's students, faculty, or staff died as a result of a homicide committed at this school: No

Incidents of threats of physical attack without a weapon: 2


Total incidents per 1,000 students
Here:

6.3
New York:

55.5

Harassment & Bullying:
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(State average from 1,117 schools)

An allegation is a claim or assertion that someone has done something wrong or illegal, typically made without proof.

Harassment or bullying on the basis of disability refers to intimidation or abusive behavior toward a student based on actual or perceived disability. Harassing conduct may take many forms, including verbal acts and name-calling, as well as non-verbal behavior, such as graphic and written statements, or conduct that is physically threatening, harmful or humiliating. The conduct can be carried out by school employees, other students, and non-employee third parties. Bullying on the basis of disability constitutes disability harassment.
Allegations of harassment or bullying on the basis of disability: 1
Allegations of harassment or bullying on the basis of disability per 1,000 students
School:

3.2
State:

1.4
Students reported as harassed or bullied on the basis of disability: 2 (all male)
  • White: 2
  • Individuals With Disabilities Education Act (IDEA): 2

Students disciplined for bullying or harassment on the basis of disability: 2 (all female)
  • Asian: 2



Chronic Student Absenteeismt:
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(State average from 3,050 schools)

A chronically absent student is a student who is absent 15 or more school days during the school year. A student is absent if he or she is not physically on school grounds and is not participating in instruction or instruction - related activities at an approved off-grounds location for at least half the school day. Each day that a student is absent for 50 percent or more of the school day should be counted. Any day that a student is absent for less than 50 percent of the school day should not be counted. The number of absences is based on the total number of school days absent. Chronically absent students include students who are absent for any reason(e.g., illness, suspension, the need to care for a family member), regardless of whether absences are excused or unexcused.

    Chronic Student Absenteeism

  • Asian4
  • White5
  • IDEA2
  • 5042
Chronic Student Absenteeism: 9 (male: 7, female: 2)
  • Asian: 4 (male: 2, female: 2)
  • White: 5 (all male)
  • Individuals With Disabilities Education Act (IDEA): 2 (all male)
  • Section 504: 2 (all male)
Chronic Student Absenteeism per 1,000 students
School:

28.5
State:

179.4

Suspensions:
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(State average from 569 schools)

Out-of-school suspension
  • For students with disabilities served under IDEA : Out-of-school suspension is an instance in which a child is temporarily removed from his/her regular school for at least half a day for disciplinary purposes to another setting (e.g., home, behavior center).Out-of-school suspensions include both removals in which no individualized family service plan(IFSP) or individualized education plan(IEP) services are provided because the removal is 10 days or less as well as removals in which the child continues to receive services according to his/her IFSP or IEP.
  • For students without disabilities and students with disabilities served solely under Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act : Out-of-school suspension is an instance in which a child is temporarily removed from his / her regular school for at least half a day(but less than the remainder of the school year) for disciplinary purposes to another setting(e.g., home, behavior center).Out-of-school suspensions include removals in which no educational services are provided, and removals in which educational services are provided(e.g., school-provided at home instruction or tutoring).
In-school suspension is an instance in which a child is temporarily removed from his or her regular classroom(s) for at least half a day for disciplinary purposes, but remains under the direct supervision of school personnel. Direct supervision means school personnel are physically in the same location as students under their supervision.

    School days missed due to out-of-school suspension

  • Asian6
  • White1
  • LEP5
  • IDEA5
School days missed due to out-of-school suspension: 7 (all male)
  • Asian: 6
  • White: 1
  • Limited English Proficiency (LEP): 5
  • Individuals With Disabilities Education Act (IDEA): 5

Instances of out-of-school suspension (Students without disabilities): 2

Instances of out-of-school suspension per 1,000 students (Students without disabilities)
Willits Elementary School:

6.3
State:

50.9
Students without disabilities receiving one or more in-school suspension: 2 (all male)
  • White: 2

Students without disabilities receiving only one out-of-school suspension: 4 (all male)
  • Asian: 2
  • White: 2

Instances of out-of-school suspension (Students with disabilities): 2

Instances of out-of-school suspension per 1,000 students (Students with disabilities)
Willits Elementary School:

6.3
New York:

29.4
Students with disabilities receiving one or more in-school suspension: 2 (all male)
  • White: 2

Students with disabilities receiving more than one out-of-school suspension: 2 (all male)
  • Asian: 2
  • Limited English Proficiency (LEP): 2

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