PROFICIENCY 96% 99% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
60%Bay Shore
48%New York

Bay Shore Senior High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "BAY SHORE UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT" in Bay Shore, NY. There are a total of 1,916 students and 133 teachers at Bay Shore Senior High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 15 to 1. There are a total of 735 free lunch students and 167 reduced lunch students.

Bay Shore Senior High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 96.0%, which is 99% higher than the New York average.


Student/Teacher ratio15:1
Free lunch735
Reduced lunch167


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment238
Taking some courses232
Taking some courses (not tests)9
Passing some courses149
Passing no courses73

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Bay Shore Senior High School, there are a total of 238 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 232 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School96%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School96%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Bay Shore Senior High School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictNew YorkNational
Caucasian 38.3% 35.9% 64.4% 51.1%
African American 20.6% 20.7% 13.3% 15.9%
Asian 5.0% 4.5% 4.5% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 35.2% 37.2% 15.2% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.1% 0.1% 0.6% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.1% 0.1% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 0.7% 1.5% 2.0% 3.1%

Other schools nearby

Bay Shore Middle School34%0.6Bay Shore, NY
Woodhull School50%1.2Bay Shore, NY
Gardiner Manor School27%1.3West Bay Shore, NY
Islip High School99%1.7Islip, NY
Islip Middle School45%1.8Islip, NY
South Country School32%1.9West Bay Shore, NY
Commack Road Elementary School35%2.0Islip, NY
Hemlock Elementary School20%2.0North Bay Shore, NY
Oak Park Elementary School24%2.2North Bay Shore, NY
Southwest Elementary School18%2.2Baywood, NY
Maud S Sherwood Elementary School45%2.3Islip, NY
Laurel Park Elementary School20%2.4Brentwood, NY

Bay Shore demographics profile

StatisticBay ShoreNew YorkNational
Population density (sq mi)5,49735991
Median age33.938.237.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)47%52%55%
Speak English65%70%79%
Speak Spanish27%15%13%

Education level achieved in Bay Shore

IndexBay ShoreNew YorkNational
Completed 8th grade83.0%83.5%84.3%
Completed high school81.4%82.1%83.0%
Completed some college53.8%59.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree35.0%43.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors28.4%34.7%30.3%
Completed masters11.2%15.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree2.9%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate0.7%1.5%1.3%
Source: The Bay Shore Senior High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.