Garden City High School

170 Rockaway Ave,

Garden City, NY, 11530-0216

Tel: (516)478-2000
Grades: 9-12

1,186 students

Garden City High School serves 1,186 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the NY average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Asian), which is less than the state average of 52%.
Garden City High School operates within the Garden City Union Free School District.
The school district's 95% graduation rate is higher than the NY state average of 86%.

Overview

The student population of 1186 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 100 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,186 students
Garden City High School Total Students (1987-2012)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 100 teachers
Garden City High School Total Classroom Teachers (1987-2012)
Students by Grade Garden City High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 11:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.12 is less than the state average of 0.35. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 13:1
Garden City High School Student : Teacher Ratio (1987-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
8%
Garden City High School Asian (1989-2012)
Hispanic
1%
23%
Garden City High School Hispanic (1989-2012)
Black
n/a
19%
Garden City High School Black (1994-2012)
White
94%
48%
Garden City High School White (1989-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Garden City High School Sch Ethnicity Garden City High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.12 0.35
Garden City High School Diversity Score (1989-2012)
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 (1999-2012)
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 7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,038 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 95% has decreased from 100% over five years.
School District Name Garden City Union Free School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
3
Number of Students Managed 4,038 1,324
Garden City Union Free   School District Number of Students Managed (1988-2012)
Graduation Rate 95% 86%
Garden City Union Free   School District Graduation Rate (2004-2009)
District Total Revenue $95 MM $29 MM
Garden City Union Free   School District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $88 MM $29 MM
Garden City Union Free   School District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $22,636 $21,692
Garden City Union Free   School District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $21,066 $21,514
Garden City Union Free   School District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Mineola High School (0.7 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Mineola Middle School (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Stratford Avenue School (0.8 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Garden City Park Mineola High School
    10 Armstrong Rd
    Garden City Park , NY , 11040
    (516)237-2600
    0.7  mi  |  971  students  |  Gr.  8-12
  • Mineola Mineola Middle School
    200 Emory Rd
    Mineola , NY , 11501
    (516)237-2500
    0.7  mi  |  596  students  |  Gr.  5-7
  • Garden City Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Garden City Middle School
    98 Cherry Valley Ave
    Garden City , NY , 11530
    (516)478-3000
    0.7  mi  |  1007  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Garden City Stratford Avenue School
    97 Stratford Ave
    Garden City , NY , 11530
    (516)478-1500
    0.8  mi  |  669  students  |  Gr.  2-5
  • Mineola Jackson Avenue School
    300 Jackson Ave
    Mineola , NY , 11501
    (516)237-2300
    0.8  mi  |  426  students  |  Gr.  2-4

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Nassau County, NY public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.26, which is lower than the New York average of 0.35. The most diverse school district in Nassau County is Valley Stream 24 Union Free School District School District. Read more about public school diversity statistics in New York or national school diversity statistics.