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Ward Melville Senior High School (leave a review)
Contact Information

+1 (631) 730-4900

380 Old Town Rd

East Setauket, New York


About Ward Melville Senior High School
9th Grade - 12th Grade

Ward Melville Senior High School is one of 8 schools found in the Three Village Central School District of New York.

Ward Melville Senior High School is a regular school, specialising in 9th Grade to 12th Grade. Compared to other schools in New York, this is a relatively large school since it has an enrolment of 1,887 students.

The number of teachers at Ward Melville Senior High School has remained static in recent years, and you can see from the pyramid chart on this page that the pupil population has lately remained static.

An average teaching salary at Ward Melville Senior High School is $112,981, which is higher than the New York state average of $77,603.

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Students by Year Group
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Funding per pupil


Title I eligible school

This school is not eligible for Title I funding. Title I provides extra money to schools that have a large number of students from low income families. Roughly 50,000 schools receive money through Title I.

Free lunches


Reduced price lunches


The National School Lunch Program (NSLP) provides free and reduced price meals for students. In 2016, 30.4 million children received meals through the program.

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Nearby Schools Compared
SchoolNumber of pupilsFunding per pupilPupils per teacherAverage teacher salaryDiversity index
Ward Melville Senior High School 1887$29,26414$112,9810.27
Norwood Avenue School (0.31 miles) 338$17,94619$106,1390.53
Arrowhead Elementary School (0.52 miles) 590$51,41913$112,9810.33
Boyle Road Elementary School (1.65 miles) 370$20,09221$108,5630.43
Earl L Vandermeulen High School (1.66 miles) 360$23,53212$115,5820.24
Clinton Avenue School (1.97 miles) 480$18,84319$103,6380.55

Ward Melville Senior High School

Number of pupils1887
Funding per pupil$29,264
Pupils per teacher14
Average teacher salary$112,981
Diversity index0.27

Norwood Avenue School (0.31 miles)

Number of pupils338
Funding per pupil$17,946
Pupils per teacher19
Average teacher salary$106,139
Diversity index0.53

Arrowhead Elementary School (0.52 miles)

Number of pupils590
Funding per pupil$51,419
Pupils per teacher13
Average teacher salary$112,981
Diversity index0.33

Boyle Road Elementary School (1.65 miles)

Number of pupils370
Funding per pupil$20,092
Pupils per teacher21
Average teacher salary$108,563
Diversity index0.43

Earl L Vandermeulen High School (1.66 miles)

Number of pupils360
Funding per pupil$23,532
Pupils per teacher12
Average teacher salary$115,582
Diversity index0.24

Clinton Avenue School (1.97 miles)

Number of pupils480
Funding per pupil$18,843
Pupils per teacher19
Average teacher salary$103,638
Diversity index0.55
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Rankings within New York
There are 4,872 schools in New York. Rankings don't always go up to 4,872 because some schools have missing data.
75thlargest school
61sthighest number of FTE teachers
3048thlowest pupil-teacher ratio
288thhighest average teaching salary
4343rdhighest proportion of free lunch eligible pupils
3942ndhighest proportion of reduced-price lunch eligible pupils
3425thhighest diversity index
166thhighest funding per pupil
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Student Ethnicity
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Minimum Instructional Days and Hours

9th Grade - 12th Grade: 5.5 hours

Kindergarten: 180 days

1st Grade - 11th Grade: 180 days

12th Grade: 180 days

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