Opt-outs from 2019 state English test

At least 75,512 Long Island public school students in grades 3-8 opted out of taking the state English Language Arts exam in April 2019.

At least 75,512 Long Island public school students in grades 3-8 opted out of taking the state English Language Arts exam in April 2019, according to data gathered from individual districts. The number represents 47.2 percent of the eligible students in 104 districts. Here are the details. Not all districts reported results, and students who were reported absent were not included. Data includes students in some grades taking computer-based tests.

This database was updated on April 12, 2019.

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District / Region Students eligible to take test Students who refused to take test Percent who refused
District / Region Long Island Students eligible to take test 160,075 Students who refused to take test 75,512 Percent who refused 47.2%
District / Region Nassau Students eligible to take test 76,244 Students who refused to take test 28,651 Percent who refused 37.6%
District / Region Suffolk Students eligible to take test 83,831 Students who refused to take test 46,861 Percent who refused 55.9%
District / Region Amagansett Students eligible to take test 37 Students who refused to take test 0 Percent who refused 0.0%
District / Region Amityville Students eligible to take test 1,305 Students who refused to take test 597 Percent who refused 45.7%
District / Region Babylon Students eligible to take test 724 Students who refused to take test 461 Percent who refused 63.7%
District / Region Baldwin Students eligible to take test 2,056 Students who refused to take test 754 Percent who refused 36.7%
District / Region Bay Shore Students eligible to take test 2,694 Students who refused to take test 1,395 Percent who refused 51.8%
District / Region Bayport-Blue Point Students eligible to take test 954 Students who refused to take test 717 Percent who refused 75.2%
District / Region Bellmore Students eligible to take test No report Students who refused to take test No report Percent who refused No report
District / Region Bellmore-Merrick Students eligible to take test 1,775 Students who refused to take test 1,191 Percent who refused 67.1%
District / Region Bethpage Students eligible to take test 1,340 Students who refused to take test 638 Percent who refused 47.6%
District / Region Brentwood Students eligible to take test No report Students who refused to take test No report Percent who refused No report
District / Region Bridgehampton Students eligible to take test 98 Students who refused to take test 59 Percent who refused 60.2%
District / Region Carle Place Students eligible to take test 637 Students who refused to take test 236 Percent who refused 37.0%
District / Region Center Moriches Students eligible to take test No report Students who refused to take test No report Percent who refused No report
District / Region Central Islip Students eligible to take test No report Students who refused to take test No report Percent who refused No report
District / Region Cold Spring Harbor Students eligible to take test 743 Students who refused to take test 105 Percent who refused 14.1%
District / Region Commack Students eligible to take test 2,648 Students who refused to take test 1,718 Percent who refused 64.9%
District / Region Comsewogue Students eligible to take test 1,732 Students who refused to take test 1,486 Percent who refused 85.8%
District / Region Connetquot Students eligible to take test No report Students who refused to take test No report Percent who refused No report
District / Region Copiague Students eligible to take test No report Students who refused to take test No report Percent who refused No report
District / Region Deer Park Students eligible to take test 1,837 Students who refused to take test 690 Percent who refused 37.6%
District / Region East Hampton Students eligible to take test 604 Students who refused to take test 60 Percent who refused 9.9%
District / Region East Islip Students eligible to take test 1,718 Students who refused to take test 1,226 Percent who refused 71.4%
District / Region East Meadow Students eligible to take test 3,344 Students who refused to take test 1,592 Percent who refused 47.6%
District / Region East Moriches Students eligible to take test No report Students who refused to take test No report Percent who refused No report
District / Region East Quogue Students eligible to take test 239 Students who refused to take test 69 Percent who refused 28.9%
District / Region East Rockaway Students eligible to take test 565 Students who refused to take test 254 Percent who refused 45.0%
District / Region East Williston Students eligible to take test 799 Students who refused to take test 129 Percent who refused 16.1%
District / Region Eastport-South Manor Students eligible to take test 1,453 Students who refused to take test 999 Percent who refused 68.8%
District / Region Elmont Students eligible to take test No report Students who refused to take test No report Percent who refused No report
District / Region Elwood Students eligible to take test 1,005 Students who refused to take test 422 Percent who refused 42.0%
District / Region Farmingdale Students eligible to take test 2,497 Students who refused to take test 1,492 Percent who refused 59.8%
District / Region Fire Island Students eligible to take test 12 Students who refused to take test 1 Percent who refused 8.3%
District / Region Fishers Island Students eligible to take test 26 Students who refused to take test 0 Percent who refused 0.0%
District / Region Floral Park-Bellerose Students eligible to take test 831 Students who refused to take test 242 Percent who refused 29.1%
District / Region Franklin Square Students eligible to take test 1,098 Students who refused to take test 324 Percent who refused 29.5%
District / Region Freeport Students eligible to take test 3,125 Students who refused to take test 821 Percent who refused 26.3%
District / Region Garden City Students eligible to take test 1,753 Students who refused to take test 431 Percent who refused 24.6%
District / Region Glen Cove Students eligible to take test 1,464 Students who refused to take test 706 Percent who refused 48.2%
District / Region Great Neck Students eligible to take test 2,971 Students who refused to take test 435 Percent who refused 14.6%
District / Region Greenport Students eligible to take test 248 Students who refused to take test 177 Percent who refused 71.4%
District / Region Half Hollow Hills Students eligible to take test 3,407 Students who refused to take test 1,264 Percent who refused 37.1%
District / Region Hampton Bays Students eligible to take test 941 Students who refused to take test 397 Percent who refused 42.2%
District / Region Harborfields Students eligible to take test 1,428 Students who refused to take test 460 Percent who refused 32.2%
District / Region Hauppauge Students eligible to take test 1,519 Students who refused to take test 1,010 Percent who refused 66.5%
District / Region Hempstead Students eligible to take test 3,145 Students who refused to take test 96 Percent who refused 3.1%
District / Region Herricks Students eligible to take test 1,901 Students who refused to take test 217 Percent who refused 11.4%
District / Region Hewlett-Woodmere Students eligible to take test 1,308 Students who refused to take test 732 Percent who refused 56.0%
District / Region Hicksville Students eligible to take test No report Students who refused to take test No report Percent who refused No report
District / Region Huntington Students eligible to take test 2,033 Students who refused to take test 624 Percent who refused 30.7%
District / Region Island Park Students eligible to take test No report Students who refused to take test No report Percent who refused No report
District / Region Island Trees Students eligible to take test 1,003 Students who refused to take test 465 Percent who refused 46.4%
District / Region Islip Students eligible to take test 1,268 Students who refused to take test 786 Percent who refused 62.0%
District / Region Jericho Students eligible to take test No report Students who refused to take test No report Percent who refused No report
District / Region Kings Park Students eligible to take test 1,354 Students who refused to take test 789 Percent who refused 58.3%
District / Region Lawrence Students eligible to take test No report Students who refused to take test No report Percent who refused No report
District / Region Levittown Students eligible to take test 3,320 Students who refused to take test 2,111 Percent who refused 63.6%
District / Region Lindenhurst Students eligible to take test 2,652 Students who refused to take test 1,846 Percent who refused 69.6%
District / Region Locust Valley Students eligible to take test 957 Students who refused to take test 569 Percent who refused 59.5%
District / Region Long Beach Students eligible to take test No report Students who refused to take test No report Percent who refused No report
District / Region Longwood Students eligible to take test 4,246 Students who refused to take test 2,755 Percent who refused 64.9%
District / Region Lynbrook Students eligible to take test 1,272 Students who refused to take test 631 Percent who refused 49.6%
District / Region Malverne Students eligible to take test 794 Students who refused to take test 540 Percent who refused 68.0%
District / Region Manhasset Students eligible to take test 1,484 Students who refused to take test 305 Percent who refused 20.6%
District / Region Massapequa Students eligible to take test 1,569 Students who refused to take test 1,081 Percent who refused 68.9%
District / Region Mattituck-Cutchogue Students eligible to take test 512 Students who refused to take test 210 Percent who refused 41.0%
District / Region Merrick Students eligible to take test No report Students who refused to take test No report Percent who refused No report
District / Region Middle Country Students eligible to take test 4,141 Students who refused to take test 2,823 Percent who refused 68.2%
District / Region Miller Place Students eligible to take test 1,166 Students who refused to take test 771 Percent who refused 66.1%
District / Region Mineola Students eligible to take test No report Students who refused to take test No report Percent who refused No report
District / Region Montauk Students eligible to take test 211 Students who refused to take test 56 Percent who refused 26.5%
District / Region Mount Sinai Students eligible to take test No report Students who refused to take test No report Percent who refused No report
District / Region New Hyde Park-Garden City Park Students eligible to take test No report Students who refused to take test No report Percent who refused No report
District / Region New Suffolk Students eligible to take test 11 Students who refused to take test 0 Percent who refused 0.0%
District / Region North Babylon Students eligible to take test 2,187 Students who refused to take test 1,237 Percent who refused 56.6%
District / Region North Bellmore Students eligible to take test 1,213 Students who refused to take test 709 Percent who refused 58.5%
District / Region North Merrick Students eligible to take test 689 Students who refused to take test 319 Percent who refused 46.3%
District / Region North Shore Students eligible to take test 1,179 Students who refused to take test 464 Percent who refused 39.4%
District / Region Northport-East Northport Students eligible to take test 2,302 Students who refused to take test 1,267 Percent who refused 55.0%
District / Region Oceanside Students eligible to take test 2,513 Students who refused to take test 1,123 Percent who refused 44.7%
District / Region Oyster Bay-East Norwich Students eligible to take test 688 Students who refused to take test 222 Percent who refused 32.3%
District / Region Oysterponds Students eligible to take test 50 Students who refused to take test 15 Percent who refused 30.0%
District / Region Patchogue-Medford Students eligible to take test 3,356 Students who refused to take test 2,547 Percent who refused 75.9%
District / Region Plainedge Students eligible to take test No report Students who refused to take test No report Percent who refused No report
District / Region Plainview-Old Bethpage Students eligible to take test 2,319 Students who refused to take test 1,011 Percent who refused 43.6%
District / Region Port Jefferson Students eligible to take test 500 Students who refused to take test 222 Percent who refused 44.4%
District / Region Port Washington Students eligible to take test 2,510 Students who refused to take test 595 Percent who refused 23.7%
District / Region Quogue Students eligible to take test 51 Students who refused to take test 6 Percent who refused 11.8%
District / Region Remsenburg-Speonk Students eligible to take test 86 Students who refused to take test 33 Percent who refused 38.4%
District / Region Riverhead Students eligible to take test 2,473 Students who refused to take test 664 Percent who refused 26.8%
District / Region Rockville Centre Students eligible to take test 1,685 Students who refused to take test 918 Percent who refused 54.5%
District / Region Rocky Point Students eligible to take test 1,333 Students who refused to take test 1,059 Percent who refused 79.4%
District / Region Roosevelt Students eligible to take test No report Students who refused to take test No report Percent who refused No report
District / Region Roslyn Students eligible to take test 1,438 Students who refused to take test 372 Percent who refused 25.9%
District / Region Sachem Students eligible to take test 5,795 Students who refused to take test 3,709 Percent who refused 64.0%
District / Region Sag Harbor Students eligible to take test No report Students who refused to take test No report Percent who refused No report
District / Region Sayville Students eligible to take test 1,318 Students who refused to take test 960 Percent who refused 72.8%
District / Region Seaford Students eligible to take test 1,023 Students who refused to take test 614 Percent who refused 60.0%
District / Region Sewanhaka Students eligible to take test 2,586 Students who refused to take test 906 Percent who refused 35.0%
District / Region Shelter Island Students eligible to take test 82 Students who refused to take test 21 Percent who refused 25.6%
District / Region Shoreham-Wading River Students eligible to take test 934 Students who refused to take test 719 Percent who refused 77.0%
District / Region Smithtown Students eligible to take test 3,912 Students who refused to take test 2,138 Percent who refused 54.7%
District / Region South Country Students eligible to take test 1,924 Students who refused to take test 846 Percent who refused 44.0%
District / Region South Huntington Students eligible to take test 2,626 Students who refused to take test 1,195 Percent who refused 45.5%
District / Region Southampton Students eligible to take test No report Students who refused to take test No report Percent who refused No report
District / Region Southold Students eligible to take test 344 Students who refused to take test 163 Percent who refused 47.4%
District / Region Springs Students eligible to take test 447 Students who refused to take test 85 Percent who refused 19.0%
District / Region Syosset Students eligible to take test 3,030 Students who refused to take test 810 Percent who refused 26.7%
District / Region Three Village Students eligible to take test 2,614 Students who refused to take test 1,670 Percent who refused 63.9%
District / Region Tuckahoe Students eligible to take test 160 Students who refused to take test 19 Percent who refused 11.9%
District / Region Uniondale Students eligible to take test 3,091 Students who refused to take test 986 Percent who refused 31.9%
District / Region Valley Stream 13 Students eligible to take test 1,273 Students who refused to take test 432 Percent who refused 33.9%
District / Region Valley Stream 24 Students eligible to take test 649 Students who refused to take test 286 Percent who refused 44.1%
District / Region Valley Stream 30 Students eligible to take test 913 Students who refused to take test 227 Percent who refused 24.9%
District / Region Valley Stream Central Students eligible to take test 1,497 Students who refused to take test 721 Percent who refused 48.2%
District / Region Wainscott Students eligible to take test 5 Students who refused to take test 2 Percent who refused 40.0%
District / Region Wantagh Students eligible to take test 1,292 Students who refused to take test 784 Percent who refused 60.7%
District / Region West Babylon Students eligible to take test 1,752 Students who refused to take test 850 Percent who refused 48.5%
District / Region West Hempstead Students eligible to take test 788 Students who refused to take test 253 Percent who refused 32.1%
District / Region West Islip Students eligible to take test 1,877 Students who refused to take test 1,305 Percent who refused 69.5%
District / Region Westbury Students eligible to take test 2,270 Students who refused to take test 457 Percent who refused 20.1%
District / Region Westhampton Beach Students eligible to take test 607 Students who refused to take test 219 Percent who refused 36.1%
District / Region William Floyd Students eligible to take test 4,132 Students who refused to take test 1,904 Percent who refused 46.1%
District / Region Wyandanch Students eligible to take test No report Students who refused to take test No report Percent who refused No report

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