Far Rockaway High School (Closed 2012)

  • Far Rockaway High School served 70 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math was 60-79% (which was approximately equal to the New York state average of 67%) for the 2010-11 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts was 40-59% (which was approximately equal to the New York state average of 58%) for the 2010-11 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 23:1 was higher than the New York state level of 14:1.

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students70 students
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Total Classroom Teachers3 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2011-2012 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)60-79%
67%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)40-59%
58%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Far Rockaway 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 2010-11 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio23:114:1
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Asian
4%
9%
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Hispanic
23%
26%
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Black
73%
17%
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White
n/a
44%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Far Rockaway 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 (10-11)45-49%
78%
Eligible for Free Lunch
87%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNEW YORK CITY GEOGRAPHIC DISTRICT #27 School District
Source: 2011-2012 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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