Garden City High School

170 Rockaway Ave

Garden City, NY 11530-0216

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 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 6% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the state average of 53%.
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 1185 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 99 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,185 students
Garden City High School Total Students (1987-2013)
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 99 teachers
Garden City High School Total Teachers (1987-2013)
Students by Grade Garden City High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.12 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 13:1
Garden City High School Student Teacher Ratio (1987-2013)
American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
2%
8%
Garden City High School Asian Students (1989-2013)
Hispanic
3%
24%
Garden City High School Black Students (1989-2013)
White
94%
47%
Garden City High School White Students (1989-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Garden City High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NY All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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 0.36
Garden City High School Diversity Score (1989-2013)
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.
1%
41%
Garden City High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1999-2013)
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 3,993 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 95% has decreased from 100% over five years.
The district revenue/student of $22,636 is higher than the state average of $21,692. The district revenue/student has grown by 21% over four years.
The district spending/student of $21,066 is less than the state average of $21,514. The district spending/student has grown by 19% over four years.
School District Name Garden City Union Free School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
3
Number of Students Managed 3,993 1,015
Garden City Union Free   School District Students Managed (1988-2013)
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 District Total Revenue (1990-2009)
District Spending $88 MM $29 MM
Garden City Union Free   School District District Spending (1990-2009)
District Revenue / Student $22,636 $21,692
Garden City Union Free   School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2009)
District Spending / Student $21,066 $21,514
Garden City Union Free   School District District Spending / Student (1990-2009)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (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 Grades Students
  • New Hyde ParkMineola High School
    10 Armstrong Rd
    New Hyde ParkNY 11040
    (516)237-2600
    0.7 mi | Gr. 8-12 | 959 students                      
  • MineolaMineola Middle School
    200 Emory Rd
    MineolaNY 11501
    (516)237-2500
    0.7 mi | Gr. 5-7 | 590 students                      
  • Garden City Garden City Middle School
    98 Cherry Valley Ave
    Garden CityNY 11530
    (516)478-3000
    0.7 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 969 students                      
  • Garden CityStratford Avenue School
    97 Stratford Ave
    Garden CityNY 11530
    (516)478-1500
    0.8 mi | Gr. 2-5 | 648 students                      
  • MineolaJackson Avenue School
    300 Jackson Ave
    MineolaNY 11501
    (516)237-2300
    0.8 mi | Gr. 3-4 | 431 students                      

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