Centereach High School

14 43rd St
Centereach, NY 11720
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 10%
Serving 1,533 students in grades 9-12, Centereach High School ranks in the top 10% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 10%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 91% (which is higher than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 85-89% (which is higher than the New York state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 39% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,533 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 39%
  • : 89% (Btm 50% in NY)
  • : Top 10%
  • : 91% (Top 10%)
  • : 85-89% (Top 5%)
  • : 93% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Centereach High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

Centereach High School's student population of 1,533 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 115 teachers has grown by 17% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,533 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
115 teachers
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School Rankings

Centereach High School ranks within the top 10% of all 4,377 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Centereach High School is 0.57, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (NY)
#224 out of 4377 schools
(Top 10%)
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91%
46%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Centereach High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
85-89%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Centereach High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
93%
78%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Centereach High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
9%
10%
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Hispanic
24%
29%
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Black
5%
16%
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White
61%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in New York.
0.57
This chart display the diversity score of Centereach High School and the public school average diversity score of New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
89%
87%
This chart display graduation rate of Centereach High School and public school graduation rate of New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
33%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Centereach High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Centereach High School's ranking?
Centereach High School is ranked #224 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the top 10% of public schools in New York.
What schools are Centereach High School often compared to?
Centereach High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Newfield High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
91% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while 85-89% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
What is the graduation rate of Centereach High School?
The graduation rate of Centereach High School is 89%, which is higher than the New York state average of 87%.
How many students attend Centereach High School?
1,533 students attend Centereach High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
61% of Centereach High School students are White, 24% of students are Hispanic, 9% of students are Asian, 5% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Centereach High School?
Centereach High School has a student ration of 13:1, which is higher than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Centereach High School offer ?
Centereach High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Centereach High School part of?
Centereach High School is part of Middle Country Central School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,533 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 39%
  • : 89% (Btm 50%)
  • : Top 10%
  • : 91% (Top 10%)
  • : 85-89% (Top 5%)
  • : 93% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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