Curtis High School

105 Hamilton Ave
Staten Island, NY 10301
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Curtis High School serves 2,590 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 84% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 96% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Curtis High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Curtis High School places among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

Curtis High School's student population of 2,590 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 142 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,590 students
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Total Classroom Teachers142 teachers
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School Comparison

Curtis High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 4,239 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Curtis High School is 0.68, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#480 out of 4239 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
84%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
96%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:113:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
6%
9%
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Hispanic
41%
27%
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Black
36%
17%
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White
15%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.680.71
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Graduation Rate
73%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
71%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic District #31 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Curtis High School is Ralph R Mckee Career And Technical Education High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school is P.S. 373 (0.8 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Harbor View School (0.2 miles away)
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