Walter G. O'connell Copiague High School

1100 Dixon Ave, Copiague, NY 11726 | (631) 842-4010
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 1,494
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 1,494 high school students from grades 9-12
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Albert Voorneveld
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 1,494
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 104.4
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 14.3
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 755 (50.5%)
  • Females: 739 (49.5%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 124 (8.3%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 518 (34.7%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 642 (43.0%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Walter G. O'connell Copiague High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian30.2%
Black52735.3%
Asian271.8%
Hispanic61641.2%
White32121.5%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Walter G. O'connell Copiague High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade40527.1%
10th Grade36624.5%
11th Grade37625.2%
12th Grade34423.0%
Ungraded30.2%
Graduate & Dropout Information (2010)
Graduation Rate
School:
86.0%
District:
79.0%
Percent of Graduates Earning a Regents Diploma
School:
87.0%
District:
84.0%
State:
83.0%
Percent of Students That Dropped Out
School:
1.0%
District:
1.0%
State:
3.0%
Public Assistance (2010)
Estimated Percent of Students From Households That Receive Public Assistance: 41-50%
Attendance & Suspensions (2009)
Attendance Rate
School:
93.0%
District:
94.0%
State:
93.0%
Percent of Students Suspended
School:
10.0%
District:
6.0%
State:
5.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Less Than 3 Years of Experience
School:
6.0%
District:
7.0%
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
44.0%
District:
52.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
School:
11.0%
District:
12.0%
Turnover Rate For Teachers with Less Than 5 Years of Experience
School:
16.0%
District:
17.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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