Fiorello H Laguardia High School

100 Amsterdam Ave
New York, NY 10023
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 1%
Fiorello H Laguardia High School serves 2,819 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 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% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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 2,819 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 141 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
2,819 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
141 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 0.72, 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 Data
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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
20:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
20%
9%
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Hispanic
17%
27%
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Black
10%
17%
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White
45%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
8%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.72
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Graduation Rate
98%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 2,819 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 20:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 55%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 98% (Top 5% in NY)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 1%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≥99% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≥99% (Top 1%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.72 (Top 5%)

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