5/14/08

Latino K-12 Enrollment: Suffolk County

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

For example, over two-thirds (68%) of students in the Brentwood Union Free School District were of Latino heritage. Fifty-five percent (55%) of Central Islip Union Free School District's students were Latino. And the Springs Union Free School District's Latinos comprised 37% of the student enrollment.

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

68% - Brentwood (12018)
55% - Central Islip (3383)
37% - Springs (201)
36% - Copiague (1709)
33% - Hampton Bays (590)
32% - Bridgehampton (46)
30% - Montauk (105)
30% - Tuckahoe (96)

28% - East Hampton (564)
26% - Amityville (705)
26% - Bayshore (1502)
23% - Huntington (991)
22% - New Suffolk (2)
21% - South Country (957)
20% - Greenport (132)
19% - Wyandanch (391)
18% - Little Flower (17)
18% - Patchogue-Medford (1531)
17% - South Huntington (1026)
17% - Southampton (272)
15% - Riverhead (725)
15% - William Floyd (1507)
14% - Brookhaven-Comsewogue (557)
14% - Wainscott (2)
13% - Longwood (1204)
12% - Amaganset (10)
12% - North Babylon (590)
11% - Deer Park (459)
10% - Lindenhurst (749)
9% - Middle Country (976)
9% - West Babylon (419)
8% - East Quogue (38)
8% - Elwood (203)
8% - Islip (281)
8% - Remsenburg-Speonk (16)
8% - Westhampton (140)
7% - Center Moriches (102)
7% - Oysterponds (7)
6% - Babylon (119)
5% - Connetquot (357)
5% - East Islip (255)
5% - Hauppauge (189)
5% - Southold (54)
5% - Quogue (5)
4% - East Moriches (32)
4% - Eastport-South Manor (138)
4% - Half Hollow Hills (398)
4% - Harborfields (135)
4% - Rocky Point (135)
3% - Bayport-Bluepoint (70)
3% - Commack (205)
3% - Fishers Island (2)
3% - Kings Park (111)
3% - Northport-East Northport (203)
3% - Miller Place (85)
3% - Port Jefferson (40)
3% - Smithtown (286)
3% - Three Village (241)
2% - Fire Island (1)
2% - Mattituck-Cutchogue (37)
2% - Mount Sinai (48)
2% - Shoreham Wading River (57)
2% - West Islip (97)
1% - Cold Spring Harbor (13)
1% - Shelter Island (2)

Source: School Districts in SUFFOLK County
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