Elmira High School
Elmira High School serves 1,259 students in grades 10-12.
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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 86% (which is higher than the New York state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 89% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the New York state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 27% of the student body (majority Black), which is lower than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic).
- Grades: 10-12
- Students: 1,259 students
- Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
- Minority Enrollment: 27%
- Graduation Rate: 72% (Btm 50% in NY)
- Overall Testing Rank: Top 20%
- Math Proficiency: 86% (Top 20%)
- Reading Proficiency: 89% (Top 20%)
- Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education
Elmira High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Elmira High School's student population of 1,259 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 71 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
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Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Elmira High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 4,228 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Elmira High School is 0.44, 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.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
State Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#700 out of 4228 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
National School Lunch Program
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (17-18)
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education
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