100 Amsterdam Ave
New York, NY 10023
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 1%
Fiorello H Laguardia High School serves 2,722 students in grades 9-12.
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 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≥99% (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 ≥99% (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 59% of the student body (majority Asian and Hispanic), which is equal to the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 2,722 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 59%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 98% (Top 5% in NY)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 1%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≥99% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≥99% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Fiorello H Laguardia High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

Fiorello H Laguardia High School's student population of 2,722 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 155 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
2,722 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
155 teachers
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School Rankings

Fiorello H Laguardia High School is ranked within the top 1% 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 Fiorello H Laguardia High School is 0.74, which is more 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
This School
State Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#1 out of 4228 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥99%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥99%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
21%
10%
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Hispanic
17%
28%
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Black
9%
17%
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White
41%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
12%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.74
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Graduation Rate
98%
83%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
26%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
3%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Fiorello H Laguardia High School's ranking?

Fiorello H Laguardia High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for: Highest overall rank (Top 1%), Highest math proficiency (Top 1%), Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 1%) and Highest graduation rate (Top 5%).

What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?

≥99% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 54% NY state average), while ≥99% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 52% NY state average).

What is the graduation rate of Fiorello H Laguardia High School?

The graduation rate of Fiorello H Laguardia High School is 98%, which is higher than the New York state average of 83%.

How many students attend Fiorello H Laguardia High School?

2,722 students attend Fiorello H Laguardia High School.

What is the racial composition of the student body?

41% of Fiorello H Laguardia High School students are White, 21% of students are Asian, 17% of students are Hispanic, 12% of students are Two or more races, and 9% of students are Black.

What is the student:teacher ratio of Fiorello H Laguardia High School?

Fiorello H Laguardia High School has a student ration of 18:1, which is higher than the New York state average of 12:1.

What grades does Fiorello H Laguardia High School offer ?

Fiorello H Laguardia High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).

What school district is Fiorello H Laguardia High School part of?

Fiorello H Laguardia High School is part of New York City Geographic District # 3 School District.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 2,722 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 59%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 98% (Top 5%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 1%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≥99% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≥99% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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