Saxton Middle School

121 Saxton St, Patchogue, NY 11772 | (631) 687-6700
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Student Enrollment: 770
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School Description

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  • Principal or Admin: Manuel Sanzone
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
School District Details

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 770
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 47.4
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 16.2
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 355 (46.1%)
  • Females: 411 (53.4%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 71 (9.2%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 140 (18.2%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 211 (27.4%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Saxton Middle School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.1%
Black303.9%
Asian182.3%
Hispanic15720.4%
White56072.7%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Saxton Middle School
  Number Percent
6th Grade22729.5%
7th Grade27535.7%
8th Grade26834.8%
Public Assistance (2010)
Estimated Percent of Students From Households That Receive Public Assistance: 21-30%
Graduate & Dropout Information (2010)
Percent of Students That Dropped Out
School:
1.0%
District:
2.0%
State:
3.0%
Attendance & Suspensions (2009)
Attendance Rate
School:
96.0%
District:
95.0%
State:
93.0%
Percent of Students Suspended
School:
5.0%
District:
4.0%
State:
5.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Less Than 3 Years of Experience
School:
4.0%
District:
4.0%
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
69.0%
District:
69.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
School:
20.0%
District:
18.0%
Turnover Rate For Teachers with Less Than 5 Years of Experience
School:
60.0%
District:
41.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that Saxton Middle School performed on average about the same as other schools across the state on NYSTP state exams in the following subjects:
  • English Language Arts
  • Math
  • Science
  • Social Studies

NYSTP - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 6 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201057.6%57.3%54.2%
200972.9%78.2%80.9%
200868.7%69.9%66.9%
 
Math Test
201053.0%55.1%61.3%
200984.1%84.7%83.0%
200879.0%80.5%79.4%
 

Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201045.1%47.2%50.0%
200981.7%83.5%80.3%
200866.9%68.7%70.0%
 
Math Test
201050.5%60.2%62.4%
200983.5%89.4%87.3%
200872.9%82.6%78.9%
 

Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201056.4%63.2%51.0%
200965.8%68.0%68.5%
200852.9%51.6%56.1%
 
Math Test
201036.1%49.5%54.8%
200976.0%83.8%80.2%
200860.8%66.0%69.8%
 
Science Test
201083.0%84.0%71.0%
200978.0%78.0%69.0%
 
Social Studies Test
201085.0%86.0%69.0%
200983.0%80.0%63.0%
 
Source: NY Department of Education 2009-2010

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