George W Hewlett High School

  • George W Hewlett High School serves 1,072 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 95% (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 98% (which is higher than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 33% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the New York state average of 56%.

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School Overview

  • George W Hewlett High School's student population of 1,072 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 92 teachers has grown by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,072 students
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Total Classroom Teachers92 teachers
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School Comparison

  • George W Hewlett High School's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of George W Hewlett High School is 0.52, which is less 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall School Rank#116 out of 4,239 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
95%
50%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
98%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:114:1
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Asian
11%
9%
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Hispanic
14%
26%
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Black
7%
17%
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White
67%
44%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score0.520.71
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Graduation Rate
98%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHEWLETT-WOODMERE UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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