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About This School

Signal Hill Elementary School is a public elementary school in Melville. The principal of Signal Hill Elementary School is MS. DEBORAH OSTROSKY, who can be contacted at dostrosky@hhh.k12.ny.us. 561 students attend Signal Hill Elementary School and identify mostly as White, non-Hispanic; Black, non-Hispanic; and Multiracial. 2% of the Signal Hill Elementary School students have "limited English proficiency." 10% of the 561 students here have subsidized lunches. The ratio of students to teachers at Signal Hill Elementary School is 14:1. Countrywood Primary Center is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 67% 70%
Black, non-Hispanic 6% 13%
Multiracial 5% %
Asian 13% %
Asian/Pacific Islander 12% 11%
Hispanic 10% 5%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 10% 8%
Limited English proficiency 2% 2%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (8 months ago)

    My son graduated from Signal Hill and is currently in HHH HS East and my daughter is now in kindergarten at Signal Hill. It feels as though I never left. The staff is wonderful the pta keep parents informed and as many children that have come and gone and they always remember a face. I'm proud to have my daughter at Signal Hill. Signal Hill is an extension of our family

  • (1 year ago)

    I graduated from Signal Hill in 1998. Fifteen years later I am now an elementary teacher and all I do is think back to those wonderful years in Signal Hill. Being a student at that school was such a fantastic experience - from the teachers to the programs everything was wonderful!!

  • (4 years ago)

    We will be moving to Connecticut and finding a school to replace Signal Hill is a challenge. The combination of the great teachers excellent test scores (having the bus stop in your driveway to drop/pick up your children) is something we will miss dearly. You can tell that there isn't a school like Signal Hill and my children are proud to be Eagles of Signal Hill!!

  • (7 years ago)

    To really see how special this school is... see what happens on dismissal the last day of school!!! The entire staff from office staff to principal is outside goodbye for summer vacation and all the buses are honking their horns. What a send off... you can just feel all the love from the staff. Very fortunate children attend this school.

  • (7 years ago)

    The school is set in the heart of Dix Hills. It seems to be a nicely diverse group of children and parents. The PTA also seems to be diverse. Which is not seen in some of the other elementary schools in the area.

  • (8 years ago)

    Signal Hill SChool has excellent teachers who seem to really care about the students. The principal is involved and accessible to parents. Therre are blended classes that have excellent teachers who work very hard to get the children to succeed.

  • (8 years ago)

    Signal Hill is a First Class educational institution! Test scores speak for themselves in the academics and extra-curricular activities are varied and well organized. Parent involvement is unparalleled! Faculty and staff are consumate professionals very well educated and shows genuine interest in and strives for the success of each and every child.I wish my kids could stay at Signal Hill for their entire school career!

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