Horseheads Senior High School

401 Fletcher St

Horseheads, NY 14845-2396

Tel: (607)739-5601
Grades: 9-12

1,248 students

Horseheads Senior High School serves 1,248 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the NY average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the state average of 53%.
Horseheads Senior High School operates within the Horseheads Central School District.
The school district's 94% graduation rate is higher than the NY state average of 86%.

Overview

The student population of 1248 students has declined by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 85 teachers has declined by 7% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,248 students
Gender % 49% Male / 51%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 85 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.15 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 15:1 13:1
American Indian
1% 1%
Asian
2%
8%
Hispanic
3%
24%
Black
2%
19%
White
92%
47%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.15 0.36
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.
12%
41%
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.
4%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 4,147 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 94% has decreased from 96% over five years.
School District Name Horseheads Central School District
Number of Schools
Managed
7
3
Number of Students Managed 4,147 1,015
Graduation Rate 94% 86%
District Total Revenue $69 MM $29 MM
District Spending $75 MM $29 MM
District Revenue / Student $16,176 $21,692
District Spending / Student $17,661 $21,514
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 Thomas A Edison High School (2.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Horseheads Intermediate School (1.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Center Street School (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • HorseheadsCenter Street School
    812 Center St
    HorseheadsNY 14845
    (607)739-5601
    0.1 mi | 327 students | Gr. PK-4                      
  • HorseheadsGardner Road Elementary School
    541 Gardner Rd
    HorseheadsNY 14845
    (607)739-6347
    1.6 mi | 438 students | Gr. KG-4                      
  • HorseheadsHorseheads Intermediate School
    952 Sing Sing Rd
    HorseheadsNY 14845
    (607)739-6366
    1.7 mi | 668 students | Gr. 5-6                      
  • HorseheadsHorseheads Middle School
    950 Sing Sing Rd
    HorseheadsNY 14845
    (607)739-6356
    1.7 mi | 644 students | Gr. 7-8                      
  • HorseheadsRidge Road School
    112 Ridge Rd
    HorseheadsNY 14845
    (607)739-6351
    1.9 mi | 385 students | Gr. PK-4                      

School Reviews

  • Recommended March 20, 2011 - This school has really gone down in what it once stood for. I would very much like to point out that in my most very honest opinion the schools current principal Karen Donahue, does not realize that some staff members are not right for the job they are currently holding. The music activities have greatly gone down hill in quality, the teachers are oblivious to what is happening right in front of their eyes. Students skip classes all the time. There is no good organization in the music department, and I person would like to note the teachers are wasting money on things that aren't being touched. When I started attending Horseheads High School i guess i expected more than what was actually there. The students awards are wonderful, if they earned them then congratulations, the school should continue to push students into earning these awards. The schools facilities are what any school is about, the open gym, pool, library, lunch room. Due to the recent budget loss of 6 million dollars which I do not understand why this happened, school lunch has been dramatically raised. Some kids are no longer able to get a lunch that is healthy, instead they buy the things that are cheap like chips and candy. lastly parent involvement is great but they are there to support their child. I hear parents complain about the school a great amount. Horseheads High School needs a dramatic change within the year. - Posted by Student/Alumni

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