Fiorello H Laguardia High School

  • Fiorello H Laguardia High School serves 2,640 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the NY average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 54% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is less than the state average of 55%.
  • Fiorello H Laguardia High School operates within the New York City Geographic # 3 School District.
  • New York City Geographic # 3 School District's 83% graduation rate is lower than the NY state average of 87%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 2640 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 131 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 2,640 students
Fiorello H Laguardia High School Total Students (2006-2015)
Gender % Fiorello H Laguardia High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 131 teachers
Fiorello H Laguardia High School Total Teachers (2006-2015)
Students by Grade Fiorello H Laguardia High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.71 is more than the state average of 0.37. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 20:1 15:1
Fiorello H Laguardia High School Student Teacher Ratio (2006-2015)
Asian
19%
9%
Fiorello H Laguardia High School Asian Students (2006-2015)
Hispanic
20%
25%
Fiorello H Laguardia High School Black Students (2006-2015)
Black
11%
18%
Fiorello H Laguardia High School Black Students (2006-2015)
White
46%
45%
Fiorello H Laguardia High School White Students (2006-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Fiorello H Laguardia High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
4%
2%
Fiorello H Laguardia High School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Fiorello H Laguardia High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NY All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.71 0.37
Fiorello H Laguardia High School Diversity Score (2006-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
23%
45%
Fiorello H Laguardia High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2006-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
7%
6%
Fiorello H Laguardia High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2015)

District Comparison

  • New York City Geographic # 3 School District's student population of 22,260 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 83% has decreased from 100% over five years.
School District Name New York City Geographic # 3 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
45
2
Number of Students Managed 22,260 935
New York City Geographic # 3 School District Students Managed (2004-2014)
Graduation Rate 83% 87%
New York City Geographic # 3 School District Graduation Rate (2007-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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