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  2. Diversity
    B-
  3. Teachers
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  4. College Prep
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  5. Clubs & Activities
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  6. Health & Safety
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  7. Administration
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Plainview-Old Bethpage Central School District is a top rated, public school district located in Plainview, NY. It has 4,845 students in grades K-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 11 to 1. According to state test scores, 84% of students are at least proficient in math and 73% in reading.
Address
106 Washington Ave
Plainview, NY 11803
Telephone
(516) 434-3001

Plainview-Old Bethpage Central School District Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
73%
Percent Proficient - Math
84%
Average Graduation Rate
96%
Average SAT
1270
241 responses
Average ACT
30
171 responses
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Students

Diversity
B-
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
4,845
Free or Reduced Lunch
7.9%

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
11:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$111,032
Teachers in First/Second Year
0%

Finances

Total Expenses
$136,902,000
Expenses Per Student
$27,310/ student
National
$12,239
Education Expenses
  • Instruction
    65%
  • Support Services
    35%
  • Other
    1%

Plainview-Old Bethpage Central School District Reviews

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I was truly lucky to have attended this school. I'm fully confident that few places have better teachers than POB, especially JFK high school. Every class I've taken has had some unique and enjoyable quality that another class didn't possess, but still was distinctly a pleasurable experience. My favorite class over the years has been AP World History which I took in 10th grade. No class built my confidence more as a writer and a thinker than Global. Having the best teacher in the world didn't hurt either. Furthermore, becoming the manager of my high school radio station and climbing the ranks for three years, was an immeasurably satisfying experience. Overall, the combination of learning, profound enjoyment, and relationship building has made my experience in the POB School District one to cherish and never forget.
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The POB CSD does a great job in preparing its students for a great future. From first grade onwards, students are taught fundamental skills that are essential for future success. In addition, POB CSD allows for high achieving students to reach their full potential with plenty of accelerated programs and course offerings. Most of the teachers are very good and are very passionate about their subject. The only flaw of POB CSD would have to its lack of diversity.
I absolutely loved my experience in the Plainview-Old Bethpage school district. The teachers were excellent, the advisors were even better. I would not have been able to do many of the things I've done without Plainview in my life.