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Oakwood Primary Center

264 W 22nd St, Huntington, NY 11743
(631) 812-3500
NR

(out of 10)

Public Grades K-2 716 students 13 students/teacher (NY avg is 13)

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About this school

Oakwood Primary Center is a public elementary school in West Hills. The principal of Oakwood Primary Center is MS. EILEEN KERRIGAN, who can be contacted at ekerrigan@shufsd.org. 716 students go to Oakwood Primary Center and identify as Black, non-Hispanic; Asian/Pacific Islander; and Asian. 24% of the Oakwood Primary Center students have "limited English proficiency." 42% of the 716 students here have subsidized lunches. The ratio of students to teachers at Oakwood Primary Center is 13:1. Jefferson School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Black, non-Hispanic 7% 11%
Asian/Pacific Islander 6% 6%
Asian 6% %
White, non-Hispanic 48% 60%
Hispanic 37% 23%
Multiracial 2% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.03%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 42% 32%
Limited English proficiency 24% 11%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (5 years ago)

    This school is the best in the world. Oakwood has the best Dual Language Program.

  • (7 years ago)

    My son entered kindergarten into the dual language program offered at oakwood sept 2006. Both k teachers have been terrific! they keep on top of everything. There is a clear balance in their teachings of the primary language english and 2nd language spanish. My son is already able to read in both languages(ofcourse with continued practice after school). Who said american kids aren't capable of learning 2 languages in public schools as does the rest of the world. So far we've had positive experiences with this school and look forward to our 2nd son entering k into the dual language program this fall.

  • (7 years ago)

    The township of Huntington severely discriminates against south Huntington school district. Dix Hills school district which has a much higher per capita income clearly receives higher qualified teachers smaller classrooms and provide extra help for their students. South Huntington spends most of the budget on foreign ESL students which dramatically impacts the quality of academics to the rest of the students. Their is no extra help for the students and the school needs a major overhaul by the state.

  • (7 years ago)

    My child attending Oakwood. He did well academically but had mixed experiences. He has several outstanding teachers but the Principal leadership is weak and there is too much turnover with the Vice Principal position. There are some weak unmotivated teachers that are pulling down the outstanding teachers. They administration does not make the effort that is made in other schools in the district even though the majority of the teachers are excellent.

  • (9 years ago)

    This will be our first year but so far the teacher and principal have been very thoughtful interested and caring. The plan seems to be right on with leading school plans in private schools we have looked at. Ill let you know more

  • (9 years ago)

    My son attended Oakwood for Kindergarten and 1st grades and overall he was very happy there. They really take they opportunity to understand each child's individual needs and to focus their learning environments accordingly. I was very pleased with the education that he received there.

  • (10 years ago)

    Both of my childeren went to Oakwood and I am very pleased the way teachers and the whole school operates. The school is very safe and clean and my childeren were very happy. They were very well prepared for the next level.

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