Garden City High School

170 Rockaway Ave

Garden City, NY 11530-0216

Tel: (516)478-2000
Grades 9-12
1,185 students
Garden City High School serves 1,185 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the NY average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 54%.
Garden City High School operates within the Garden City Union Free School District.
The school district's 94% graduation rate is higher than the NY state average of 87%.

School Overview

The student population of 1185 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 98 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,185 students
Garden City High School Total Students (1987-2014)
Gender % Garden City High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 98 teachers
Garden City High School Total Teachers (1987-2014)
Students by Grade Garden City High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.11 is less than the state average of 0.36. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 14:1
Garden City High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.11 0.36
Garden City High School Diversity Score (1989-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
42%
Garden City High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1999-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
5%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 3,934 students has decreased by 6% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 94% has decreased from 100% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $22,550 is less than the state average of $23,859. The district revenue/student has grown by 16% over four years.
The district spending/student of $22,245 is less than the state average of $24,841. The district spending/student has grown by 23% over four years.
School District Name Garden City Union Free School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
2
Number of Students Managed 3,934 926
Garden City Union Free   School District Students Managed (1988-2014)
Graduation Rate 94% 87%
Garden City Union Free   School District Graduation Rate (2004-2010)
District Total Revenue $94 MM $29 MM
Garden City Union Free   School District District Total Revenue (1990-2010)
District Spending $93 MM $30 MM
Garden City Union Free   School District District Spending (1990-2010)
District Revenue / Student $22,550 $23,859
Garden City Union Free   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2010)
District Spending / Student $22,245 $24,841
Garden City Union Free   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Mineola High School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Garden City Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Jackson Avenue School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Garden City Garden City Middle School
    0.7 miles | Grades: 6-8 | 947 students98 Cherry Valley Ave
    Garden CityNY 11530
    (516)478-3000
    0.76-8947
  • New Hyde ParkMineola High School
    0.7 miles | Grades: 8-12 | 978 students10 Armstrong Rd
    New Hyde ParkNY 11040
    (516)237-2600
    0.78-12978
  • MineolaMineola Middle School
    0.7 miles | Grades: 5-7 | 600 students200 Emory Rd
    MineolaNY 11501
    (516)237-2500
    0.75-7600
  • MineolaJackson Avenue School
    0.8 miles | Grades: 3-4 | 417 students300 Jackson Ave
    MineolaNY 11501
    (516)237-2300
    0.83-4417
  • Garden CityStratford Avenue School
    0.8 miles | Grades: 2-5 | 625 students97 Stratford Ave
    Garden CityNY 11530
    (516)478-1500
    0.82-5625

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