Food And Finance High School

525 W 50th St
New York, NY 10019
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Food And Finance High School serves 432 students in grades 9-12.
Food And Finance High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (which is higher than the New York state average of 55%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 85-89% (which is higher than the New York state average of 62%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is higher than the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Vocational school
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 432 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 80-84% (Btm 50% in NY)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 85-89% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Food And Finance High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

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School Overview

Food And Finance High School's student population of 432 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 36 teachers has grown by 28% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
432 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
36 teachers
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School Rankings

Food And Finance High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 4,093 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Food And Finance High School is 0.58, 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.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#633 out of 4093 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
55%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
85-89%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
11:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
4%
10%
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Hispanic
57%
29%
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Black
31%
16%
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White
5%
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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Diversity Score
0.58
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Graduation Rate
80-84%
85%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
80%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
3%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Food And Finance High School's ranking?
Food And Finance High School is ranked #633 out of 4,093 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in New York.
What schools are Food And Finance High School often compared to?
Food And Finance High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like High School Of Hospitality Management by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
70-74% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 55% NY state average), while 85-89% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 62% NY state average).
What is the graduation rate of Food And Finance High School?
The graduation rate of Food And Finance High School is 80-84%, which is lower than the New York state average of 85%.
How many students attend Food And Finance High School?
432 students attend Food And Finance High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
57% of Food And Finance High School students are Hispanic, 31% of students are Black, 5% of students are White, 4% of students are Asian, 2% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Food And Finance High School?
Food And Finance High School has a student ration of 12:1, which is higher than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Food And Finance High School offer ?
Food And Finance High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Food And Finance High School part of?
Food And Finance High School is part of New York City Geographic District # 2 School District.

School Reviews

5   10/6/2012
i will go to this school after i finshis 9th gread i wanna transfer over there and i hope i get in.this is a good school for people that love cooking so you should try and get into this school.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - iamli

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Vocational school
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 432 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 80-84% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 70-74% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 85-89% (Top 10%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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