Elmira High School

  • Elmira High School serves 1,285 students in grades 10-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 86% (which is higher than the New York state average of 50%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 93% (which is higher than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Elmira 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 20%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the New York state average of 56%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Elmira High School's student population of 1,285 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 72 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 10-12
Total Students1,285 students
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Total Classroom Teachers72 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Elmira 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Elmira High School is 0.42, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall School Rank#617 out of 4239 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
86%
50%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
93%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Elmira 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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio18:114:1
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Hispanic
2%
26%
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Black
22%
17%
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White
73%
44%
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Two or more races
3%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Elmira High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score0.420.71
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Graduation Rate
68%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
52%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Elmira High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameElmira City School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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