Farmingdale Senior High School

150 Lincoln St
Farmingdale, NY 11735
(School attendance zone shown in map)
8/
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Top 30%
Serving 1,750 students in grades 9-12, Farmingdale Senior High School ranks in the top 30% 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 92% (which is higher than the New York state average of 55%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 65-69% (which is higher than the New York state average of 62%).
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is higher than the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 42% 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: 1,750 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 42%
  • : 96% (Top 10% in NY)
  • : Top 30%
  • : 92% (Top 10%)
  • : 65-69% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Farmingdale Senior High School's student population of 1,750 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 151 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,750 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
151 teachers
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School Rankings

Farmingdale Senior High School ranks within the top 30% of all 4,093 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Farmingdale Senior High School is 0.59, 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)
#895 out of 4093 schools
(Top 30%)
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92%
55%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Farmingdale Senior 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 2020-21 school year data.
65-69%
62%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Farmingdale Senior 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 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
7%
10%
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Hispanic
26%
29%
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Black
7%
16%
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White
58%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.59
This chart display the diversity score of Farmingdale Senior High School and the public school average diversity score of New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
96%
85%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
3%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Farmingdale Senior High School's ranking?
Farmingdale Senior High School is ranked #895 out of 4,093 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in New York.
What schools are Farmingdale Senior High School often compared to?
Farmingdale Senior High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Massapequa High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
92% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 55% NY state average), while 65-69% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 62% NY state average).
What is the graduation rate of Farmingdale Senior High School?
The graduation rate of Farmingdale Senior High School is 96%, which is higher than the New York state average of 85%.
How many students attend Farmingdale Senior High School?
1,750 students attend Farmingdale Senior High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
58% of Farmingdale Senior High School students are White, 26% of students are Hispanic, 7% of students are Asian, 7% of students are Black, and 2% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Farmingdale Senior High School?
Farmingdale Senior High School has a student ration of 12:1, which is higher than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Farmingdale Senior High School offer ?
Farmingdale Senior High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Farmingdale Senior High School part of?
Farmingdale Senior High School is part of Farmingdale Union Free School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,750 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 42%
  • : 96% (Top 10%)
  • : Top 30%
  • : 92% (Top 10%)
  • : 65-69% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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