Sachem Central School District, New York

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Sachem Central School District
Suffolk County, N.Y.
Sachem Central School District seal.jpeg
District Profile
Enrollment:14,231 students
Budget: $286.9 million
Website:School Home Page
Board of Education
Board members:9 at-large members
Term length:3 years
Sachem Central School District is a school district in New York. During the 2012-2013 school year, Sachem Central was the seventh-largest school district in New York and served 14,231 students.[1]

About the district

Sachem Central School District is located in Suffolk County, N.Y.

Sachem Central School District is located in Suffolk County in southeastern New York. The county seat is Riverhead. Suffolk County was home to 1,499,738 residents in 2013, according to the United States Census Bureau.[2]

Demographics

Suffolk County underperformed in comparison to the rest of New York in terms of higher education achievement in 2013. The United States Census Bureau found that 32.9 percent of county residents aged 25 years and older had attained a bachelor's degree compared to 33.2 percent for New York as a whole. The median household income in Suffolk County was $87,763 compared to $58,003 statewide. The poverty rate was 6.4 percent compared to 15.3 percent for the entire state.[2]

Racial Demographics, 2013[2]
Race Suffolk County (%) New York (%)
White 85.6 70.9
Black or African American 8.2 17.5
American Indian and Alaska Native 0.6 1.0
Asian 3.8 8.2
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0.1 0.1
Two or More Races 1.7 2.3
Hispanic or Latino 17.7 18.4

2013 Party Affiliation,
Suffolk County[3]
Party Registered Voters  % of Total
Democratic 317,782 33.2
Republican 312,954 32.7
Independent 44,028 4.6
Constitution 22,240 2.3
Working Families 4,461 0.5
Green 1,746 0.2
Other 460 0.1
Unaffiliated 254,494 26.6

Note: Each column will add up to 100 percent after removing the "Hispanic or Latino" percentage, although rounding by the Census Bureau may make the total one- or two-tenths off. Read more about race and ethnicity in the Census here.[4]

Budget

The table below displays the budget for Sachem Central School District:[5]

Expenditures by Category
School Year Staff Expenses Student Services Operational Expenses Debt Service Other Budget Total
Total % of Budget Total % of Budget Total % of Budget Total % of Budget Total % of Budget
2012-2013 $187,579,921 64.4% $36,972,777 12.7% $46,088,119 15.8% $20,717,527 7.1% $0 0% $291,358,344
2013-2014 $182,704,656 63.7% $38,685,697 13.5% $44,674,477 15.6% $20,872,163 7.3% $0 0% $286,936,993
Averages: $185,142,288.5 64% $37,829,237 13% $45,381,298 16% $20,794,845 7% $0 0% $289,147,668.5

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