Gorton High School

Gorton High School serves 1,008 students in grades 9-12.
Gorton High School 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% (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 89% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Gorton High School places among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

Gorton High School's student population of 1,008 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 67 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,008 students
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Total Classroom Teachers67 teachers
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School Comparison

Gorton High School 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 Gorton High School is 0.57, 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
#713 out of 4239 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
85%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
89%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
5%
9%
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Hispanic
59%
27%
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Black
29%
17%
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White
6%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.570.71
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Graduation Rate
83%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
84%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameYonkers City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Gorton High School is Greenburgh Academy (0.5 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Yonkers Greenburgh Academy Special Education School
    Grades: 3-12 | 132 students
    0.5 miles
    108 Shonnard Pl
    Yonkers, NY 10701
    (914) 476-1938
    0.5 3-12 132
  • Yonkers School 9 Magnet School
    Math: 15-19% | Reading: 15-19%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 359 students
    0.5 miles
    53 Fairview St
    Yonkers, NY 10703
    (914) 376-8325
    0.5 PK-6 359
  • Yonkers Museum School 25 Magnet School
    Math: 10-14% | Reading: 10-14%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 303 students
    0.6 miles
    579 Warburton Ave
    Yonkers, NY 10701
    (914) 376-8450
    0.6 PK-6 303
  • Yonkers Paideia School 24 Magnet School
    Math: 29% | Reading: 25%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-6 | 480 students
    0.6 miles
    50 Colin St
    Yonkers, NY 10701
    (914) 376-8640
    0.6 PK-6 480
  • Yonkers Riverside High School Magnet School
    Math: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 951 students
    0.6 miles
    565 Warburton Ave
    Yonkers, NY 10701
    (914) 376-8425
    0.6 9-12 951

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