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Long Island school districts’ financial status

Eight districts in Nassau and Suffolk tagged as in fiscal trouble

Eight of the 26 school districts that New York State considers fiscally stressed are on Long Island. That is double the number from last year but a decrease from two years ago, when 18 of 59 stressed school districts in New York State were on Long Island.

The mid-sized Wyandanch district and tiny New Suffolk show signs of "significant stress," according to New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli. Six other school districts received a less severe ratings of "susceptible to fiscal stress."

Here are the details for all Long Island districts, with the current designation and score and last year's score for comparison. Having no designation is a sign of fiscal health. The percentage scores are based on financial indicators that include year-end fund balance, short-term borrowing and patterns of operating deficits. The higher the score, the more stress. Posted on Jan. 25, 2019.

NameCurrent Stress DesignationCurrent fiscal scoreLast year's score
AmagansettNo Designation6.70
AmityvilleNo Designation1020
BabylonNo Designation6.76.7
BaldwinNo Designation00
Bay ShoreNo Designation6.70
Bayport-Blue PointNo Designation106.7
BellmoreNo Designation00
Bellmore-MerrickNo Designation00
BethpageNo Designation3.30
BrentwoodNo Designation00
BridgehamptonNo Designation023.3
Carle PlaceNo Designation13.30
Center MorichesNo Designation23.313.3
Central IslipNo Designation13.316.7
Cold Spring HarborNo Designation100
CommackNo Designation1518.3
ComsewogueNo Designation00
ConnetquotNo Designation16.70
CopiagueNo Designation21.723.3
Deer ParkNo Designation18.321.7
East HamptonNo Designation3.36.7
East IslipNo Designation08.3
East MeadowNo Designation6.76.7
East MorichesNo Designation100
East QuogueNo Designation6.70
East RockawayNo Designation6.70
East WillistonNo Designation3.30
Eastport-South ManorSusceptible Fiscal Stress31.746.7
ElmontNo Designation8.30
ElwoodNo Designation016.7
FarmingdaleNo Designation00
Fire IslandNo Designation00
Fishers IslandNot Filed  0
Floral ParkNo Designation00
Franklin SquareNo Designation13.30
FreeportNo Designation03.3
Garden CityNo Designation00
Glen CoveNo Designation00
Great NeckNo Designation3.30
GreenportNo Designation13.310
Half Hollow HillsNo Designation00
Hampton BaysNo Designation00
HarborfieldsNo Designation06.7
HauppaugeNo Designation00
HempsteadSusceptible Fiscal Stress28.321.7
HerricksNo Designation6.710
Hewlett-WoodmereNo Designation00
HicksvilleNo Designation00
HuntingtonNo Designation00
Island ParkNo Designation00
Island TreesNo Designation3.30
IslipNo Designation010
JerichoNo Designation00
Kings ParkNo Designation00
LawrenceNo Designation08.3
LevittownNo Designation00
LindenhurstNo Designation13.33.3
Locust ValleyNo Designation00
Long BeachSusceptible Fiscal Stress26.726.7
LongwoodNo Designation010
LynbrookNo Designation00
MalverneNo Designation03.3
ManhassetNo Designation3.315
MassapequaNo Designation200
Mattituck-CutchogueNo Designation100
MerrickNo Designation00
Middle CountryNo Designation06.7
Miller PlaceNo Designation00
MineolaNo Designation00
MontaukNo Designation00
Mount SinaiNo Designation00
New Hyde Park-Garden City ParkNo Designation00
New SuffolkSignificant Fiscal Stress7023.3
North BabylonNo Designation6.710
North BellmoreSusceptible Fiscal Stress3528.3
North MerrickNo Designation106.7
North ShoreNo Designation00
Northport-East NorthportNo Designation3.30
OceansideNo Designation3.30
Oyster Bay-East NorwichNo Designation00
OysterpondsNo Designation010
Patchogue-MedfordNo Designation13.313.3
PlainedgeNo Designation00
Plainview-Old BethpageNo Designation00
Port JeffersonNo Designation00
Port WashingtonNo Designation23.38.3
QuogueNo Designation00
Remsenburg-SpeonkNo Designation6.76.7
RiverheadNo Designation16.76.7
Rockville CentreSusceptible Fiscal Stress33.310
Rocky PointNo Designation00
RooseveltSusceptible Fiscal Stress36.720
RoslynNo Designation100
SachemNo Designation3.315
Sag HarborNo Designation103.3
SagaponackNo Designation00
SayvilleNo Designation1010
SeafordNo Designation00
SewanhakaNo Designation100
Shelter IslandNo Designation6.716.7
Shoreham-Wading RiverNo Designation00
SmithtownNo Designation6.70
South CountryNo Designation06.7
South HuntingtonNo Designation010
SouthamptonNo Designation6.713.3
SoutholdNo Designation6.70
SpringsNo Designation3.30
SyossetNo Designation100
Three VillageNo Designation00
TuckahoeNo Designation00
UniondaleNo Designation00
Valley StreamNo Designation00
Valley Stream 13No Designation13.30
Valley Stream 24No Designation3.310
Valley Stream 30No Designation00
WainscottNo Designation13.313.3
WantaghNo Designation6.70
West BabylonNo Designation3.36.7
West HempsteadNo Designation010
West IslipNo Designation3.30
WestburyNo Designation6.76.7
Westhampton BeachNo Designation13.313.3
William FloydNo Designation06.7
WyandanchSignificant Fiscal Stress6528.3

And you can read more about the school financial designations here.

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