Fiorello H Laguardia High School

  • Fiorello H Laguardia High School serves 2,819 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≥99% (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 ≥99% (which is higher than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Fiorello H Laguardia High School placed in the top 1% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the New York state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 55% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is lower than the New York state average of 57%.

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School Overview

  • Fiorello H Laguardia High School's student population of 2,819 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 141 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,819 students
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Total Classroom Teachers141 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Fiorello H Laguardia High School is ranked within the top 1% 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 20:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Fiorello H Laguardia High School is 0.72, which is more 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 School Rank (16-17)#1 out of 4239 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≥99%
50%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥99%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:113:1
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Asian
20%
9%
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Hispanic
18%
27%
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Black
10%
17%
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White
45%
43%
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Two or more races
7%
2%
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Diversity Score0.720.71
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Graduation Rate
98%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
24%
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 # 3 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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