George Washington Carver High School For The Sciences

143-10 Springfield Blvd
Springfield Gardens, NY 11413
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
George Washington Carver High School For The Sciences serves 462 students in grades 9-12.
George Washington Carver High School For The Sciences placed in the top 20% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 85-89% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 90-94% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

George Washington Carver High School For The Sciences places among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

George Washington Carver High School For The Sciences's student population of 462 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students462 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

George Washington Carver High School For The Sciences is ranked within the top 20% of all 4,239 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of George Washington Carver High School For The Sciences is 0.43, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#516 out of 4239 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
85-89%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
90-94%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:113:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
5%
9%
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Hispanic
16%
27%
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Black
74%
17%
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White
1%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.430.71
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Graduation Rate
75-79%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic District #29 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to George Washington Carver High School For The Sciences is Excelsior Preparatorty High School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Preparatory Academy For Writers: A College Board School (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Springfield Gardens Excelsior Preparatorty High School Math: ≥95% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 9-12 | 477 students
    0.0 miles
    143-10 Springfield Blvd
    Springfield Gardens, NY 11413
    (718) 525-6507
    0 9-12 477
  • Springfield Gardens Preparatory Academy For Writers: A College Board School Math: 61% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 578 students
    0.0 miles
    143-10 Springfield Blvd
    Springfield Gardens, NY 11413
    (718) 949-8405
    0 6-12 578
  • Springfield Gardens Queens Preparatory Academy Math: 80-84% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 404 students
    0.1 miles
    143-10 Springfield Blvd
    Springfield Gardens, NY 11413
    (718) 712-2304
    0.1 9-12 404
  • Springfield Gardens Collaborative Arts Middle School Math: 13% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 303 students
    0.3 miles
    145-00 Springfield Blvd
    Springfield Gardens, NY 11413
    (718) 977-6181
    0.3 6-8 303
  • Springfield Gardens Community Voices Middle School Math: 14% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 304 students
    0.3 miles
    145-00 Springfield Blvd
    Springfield Gardens, NY 11413
    (718) 977-6180
    0.3 6-8 304

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