School Details

Barack Obama Elementary School

176 William St, Hempstead, NY 11550
(516) 292-7088
2

(out of 10)

Public Grades 1-5 532 students 14 students/teacher (NY avg is 13)

Test Scores by grade

6%
9%
32%
14%
16%
42%

New York State Assessments (NYSA)

In 2011-2012 New York used the New York State Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English language arts and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in science. The results for English language arts and math are displayed on GreatSchools profiles and the science results will be added when they are released in the Fall of 2013. The tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New York. The goal is for 90% of students to meet or exceed grade-level standards on the tests.
  • This school in 2014
  • Hempstead Union Free School District average
  • New York state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

6%
8%
33%
7%
15%
43%

New York State Assessments (NYSA)

In 2011-2012 New York used the New York State Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English language arts and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in science. The results for English language arts and math are displayed on GreatSchools profiles and the science results will be added when they are released in the Fall of 2013. The tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New York. The goal is for 90% of students to meet or exceed grade-level standards on the tests.
  • This school in 2014
  • Hempstead Union Free School District average
  • New York state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

3%
6%
30%
16%
10%
40%

New York State Assessments (NYSA)

In 2011-2012 New York used the New York State Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English language arts and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in science. The results for English language arts and math are displayed on GreatSchools profiles and the science results will be added when they are released in the Fall of 2013. The tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New York. The goal is for 90% of students to meet or exceed grade-level standards on the tests.
  • This school in 2014
  • Hempstead Union Free School District average
  • New York state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

Barack Obama Elementary School is a public elementary school in Town of Hempstead. The principal of Barack Obama Elementary School is MS. HELISSE D. PALMORE, who can be contacted at hpalmore@hempsteadschools.org. 532 students attend Barack Obama Elementary School and identify mostly as Hispanic; White, non-Hispanic; and Black, non-Hispanic. 37% of the Barack Obama Elementary School students have "limited English proficiency." 86% of the 532 students here have subsidized lunches. The ratio of students to teachers at Barack Obama Elementary School is 14:1. Jackson Annex School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 64% 54%
White, non-Hispanic 5% 0.1%
Black, non-Hispanic 31% 45%
Native American or Native Alaskan 1% 0.1%
Asian 0.2% %
Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 0.4%
Multiracial 0% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 86% 84%
Limited English proficiency 37% 25%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (3 years ago)

    JUST EXCELLNT SCHOOL BECAUSE MY MOTHER IN LAW SAY TO ME MY DOUGTHER WILL GO STUDY THERE FROM EL SALVADOR .

  • (4 years ago)

    My son has been at The Barack Obama Elementary School for 4 years now. He has had execellent educators & excellent leadership. His learning experience has been wonderful. Besides his classroom learning experience he has other wonderful opportunities as well. My son has participated in several applied learning projects class trips including Washington D.C. & visiting the white house... He has also participated in the oratorical contest held annually. I believe he will never forget his learning experiences at Barack Obama Elementary School. The children are fantastic too.

  • (9 years ago)

    I was once a student here. IT was one of the best schools I ever went to.I had so much fun here. I just wish I chould go back and do it all again. The teachers are great!You will have a wonderful time here!

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