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Kings Park Central School District is a highly rated, public school district located in Kings Park, NY. It has 3,400 students in grades K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 14 to 1. According to state test scores, 73% of students are at least proficient in math and 73% in reading.
About Kings Park Central School District...
Address
180 Lawrence Rd-rm 208
Kings Park, NY 11754
Telephone
(631) 269-3310

Kings Park Central School District Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
73%
Percent Proficient - Math
73%
Average Graduation Rate
93%
Average SAT
1210
202 responses
Average ACT
28
62 responses

Students

Diversity
C
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
3,400
Free or Reduced Lunch
9.1%
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Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
14:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$107,920
Teachers in First/Second Year
1.1%

Finances

Total Expenses
$78,671,000
Expenses Per Student
$21,590/ student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    67%
  • Support Services
    31%
  • Other
    1%

Kings Park Central School District Reviews

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Kings Park High School is overall an average public high school. There is a decent variety of courses offered at the school. For most subjects there are teachers that excel at their respective courses, however I would enjoy seeing more teachers that care about what they teach. I had a pretty negative experience the beginning of my freshman year, the incident involved a large amount of students and the administration acted rashly without thinking leading to some unwanted and unnecessary consequences. However, looking back now as a senior at Kings Park High School, my experience was okay. It wasn't outstanding but it wasn't terrible.
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All in all, KPCSD is a pretty well-rounded school. The teachers are well informed in their fields and are generally happy with their jobs.But because of a fairly low budget, the roof in the high school has a constant leaking problem, the art department works with 10-year-old supplies that constantly get stolen, and the music department is always up in arms with the heads of the schools. During the summer before the 2017-2018 school year, the school started some renovations they said would be done before the school started. It is now January of 2018 and we do not have a library, have the computer rooms are gone, the auditorium has no soundproofing and the chairs that were finally put in place are positioned wrong. Despite all this, the high school has pretty good coursework with a surprising amount of AP classes that most students come out of with a 3-5 on the AP exams.
There are great teachers there, but there needs to be an upgrade on technology and the general up keeping of the school (leaky ceilings/ruined ceilings). Air conditioning and an updated heating system would be great upgrades as well as investing money in other parts of the school such as winning sports teams and better academic resources. However, superficial matters aside, many teachers are well qualified and many go above necessary to aid students.