Enrollments drop at many LI grade schools

The number of students in grade six and under has been dropping at most Long Island school districts in recent years. Here are the figures for the 2005-2006 school year and for 2010-2011, according to the state's Department of Education.

Click on the map to get details on any one district. The table below shows all the districts, and you can change the order of the list by double clicking on the column you are interested in.

To see projected public school enrollment numbers, with breakdowns for Nassau and Suffolk counties, from the 1986-87 school year through 2015-16, click here.

K-3 Enrollment Changes

More than 8% decline0-8% decline0-8% increaseMore than 8% increase
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District K-3 2005-06 enrollment K-3 2010-11 enrollment K-3 difference 2006/2011 K-3 % change 2006/2011 K-6 2005-06 enrollment K-6 2010-11 enrollment K-6 difference 2006/2011 K-6 % change 2006/2011
Fire Island 16 12 -4 -25.00 41 16 -25 -60.98
Oysterponds 59 40 -19 -32.20 103 83 -20 -19.42
Fishers Island 13 6 -7 -53.85 26 21 -5 -19.23
Wantagh 1,136 884 -252 -22.18 2,112 1,735 -377 -17.85
Jericho 772 639 -133 -17.23 1,557 1,294 -263 -16.89
East Islip 1,430 1,237 -193 -13.50 2,710 2,284 -426 -15.72
Islip 1,029 892 -137 -13.31 1,878 1,592 -286 -15.23
Mattituck - Cutchogue 430 340 -90 -20.93 792 676 -116 -14.65
Three Village 2,382 1,886 -496 -20.82 4,263 3,690 -573 -13.44
West Babylon 1,360 1,223 -137 -10.07 2,503 2,170 -333 -13.30
Half Hollow Hills 3,165 2,520 -645 -20.38 5,698 4,964 -734 -12.88
East Quogue 275 220 -55 -20.00 467 407 -60 -12.85
West Islip 1,545 1,449 -96 -6.21 3,018 2,638 -380 -12.59
Merrick 1,054 909 -145 -13.76 1,912 1,673 -239 -12.50
East Williston 529 477 -52 -9.83 997 873 -124 -12.44
North Bellmore 1,286 1,179 -107 -8.32 2,388 2,091 -297 -12.44
Island Trees 776 717 -59 -7.60 1,432 1,267 -165 -11.52
Commack 2,313 2,027 -286 -12.36 4,258 3,774 -484 -11.37
Southold 276 233 -43 -15.58 489 434 -55 -11.25
Montauk 125 125 - 0.00 245 219 -26 -10.61
Hauppauge 1,276 1,129 -147 -11.52 2,293 2,055 -238 -10.38
Massapequa 2,384 2,201 -183 -7.68 4,512 4,045 -467 -10.35
Locust Valley 723 609 -114 -15.77 1,258 1,130 -128 -10.17
Lawrence 884 809 -75 -8.48 1,613 1,452 -161 -9.98
Plainedge 1,114 953 -161 -14.45 1,921 1,731 -190 -9.89
Island Park 331 299 -32 -9.67 596 538 -58 -9.73
Lindenhurst 1,994 1,799 -195 -9.78 3,672 3,321 -351 -9.56
Rocky Point 1,103 1,004 -99 -8.98 2,001 1,810 -191 -9.55
Kings Park 1,204 1,059 -145 -12.04 2,247 2,035 -212 -9.43
Brentwood 5,404 5,270 -134 -2.48 9,987 9,056 -931 -9.32
Levittown 2,188 2,086 -102 -4.66 4,142 3,760 -382 -9.22
Harborfields 1,148 975 -173 -15.07 2,038 1,851 -187 -9.18
Lynbrook 856 788 -68 -7.94 1,599 1,454 -145 -9.07
Greenport 179 173 -6 -3.35 302 276 -26 -8.61
Comsewogue 1,176 1,141 -35 -2.98 2,178 1,993 -185 -8.49
Remsenburg - Speonk 115 92 -23 -20.00 193 177 -16 -8.29
Sayville 989 928 -61 -6.17 1,834 1,683 -151 -8.23
Baldwin 1,484 1,380 -104 -7.01 2,839 2,609 -230 -8.10
Northport - East Northpor 1,896 1,719 -177 -9.34 3,497 3,214 -283 -8.09
William Floyd 2,838 2,604 -234 -8.25 5,140 4,739 -401 -7.80
Smithtown 3,291 3,008 -283 -8.60 6,051 5,590 -461 -7.62
Farmingdale 1,848 1,743 -105 -5.68 3,390 3,132 -258 -7.61
Seaford 747 731 -16 -2.14 1,411 1,304 -107 -7.58
Hewlett - Woodmere 783 728 -55 -7.02 1,498 1,386 -112 -7.48
Long Beach 1,127 1,028 -99 -8.78 2,022 1,874 -148 -7.32
Babylon 562 513 -49 -8.72 1,019 946 -73 -7.16
Cold Spring Harbor 565 506 -59 -10.44 1,081 1,004 -77 -7.12
Bellmore 678 625 -53 -7.82 1,230 1,143 -87 -7.07
Miller Place 920 840 -80 -8.70 1,652 1,538 -114 -6.90
South Country 1,418 1,405 -13 -0.92 2,614 2,435 -179 -6.85
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