5/12/08

Latino K-12 Enrollment: Nassau County

According the the New York State Education Department's School District Reports (05-06), Latino student enrollment in Nassau County public schools is growing rapidly.

For example, over half (53%) of the Westbury Union Free School District students in 2005/06 were of Latino heritage. Forty Nine (49%) of the Freeport Union Free School District students were Latino. And the Hempstead Union Free School District's Latinos comprised 46% of its student enrollment.

The following is a ranking of Nassau County's 57 public school districts by Latino enrollment, including percentage of enrollment and number of persons (as per NYSED’s School District Reports 05/06):

53% - Westbury (2018)
49% - Freeport (3191)
46% - Hempstead (2793)
37% - Glen Cove (1106)
32% - Uniondale* (1997)
29% - Lawrence (979)
27% - Valley Stream 24 (286)
27% - Valley Stream 30 (389)
23% - West Hempstead (540)
22% - Island Park (164)
21% - Long Beach (875)
21% - Roosevelt* (588)
20% - Elmont (777)
20% - Valley Stream HSD (893)
18% - Hicksville (972)
17% - Baldwin (921)
17% - Mineola (437)
16% - Valley Stream 13 (342)
15% - Malverne (245)
14% - Port Washington (689)
13% - Sewanhaka (1126)
13% - Oyster Bay-East Norwich (206)
12% - East Meadow (918)
11% - Farmingdale (709)
11% - New Hyde Park (194)
10% - Carle Place (151)
10% - Rockville Centre (370)
10% - Roslyn (148)
9% - Floral Park-Bellerose (137)
9% - Franklin Square (168)
9% - Island Trees (260)
8% - Hewlett-Woodmere (247)
8% - Levittown (605)
8% - Locust Valley (194)
8% - Lynbrook (253)
7% - East Rockaway (88)
7% - Great Neck (433)
7% - Oceanside (434)
6% - North Merrick (84)
5% - Bethpage (157)
4% - Herricks (187)
4% - Merrick (76)
4% - North Bellmore (102)
4% - North Shore (120)
3% - Bellmore-Merrick (180)
3% - Bellmore (40)
3% - East Williston (58)
3% - Manhasset (86)
3% - Plainedge (126)
3% - Wantagh (102)
2% - Garden City (69)
2% - Massapequa (155)
2% - Plainview-Old Bethpage (99)
2% - Seaford (63)
2% - Syosset (117)
1% - Jericho (45)

* NYS District Report 2004-05

Source: School Districts in NASSAU County
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