Great Neck South High School

  • Great Neck South High School serves 1,221 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≥99% (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 ≥99% (which is higher than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Great Neck South 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the New York state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the New York state average of 57%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Great Neck South High School's student population of 1,221 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 113 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,221 students
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Total Classroom Teachers113 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Great Neck South High School is ranked within the top 1% of all 4,239 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Great Neck South High School is 0.56, 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 School Rank (16-17)#1 out of 4239 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≥99%
50%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥99%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:113:1
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Asian
58%
9%
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Hispanic
8%
27%
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Black
1%
17%
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White
32%
43%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score0.560.71
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Graduation Rate
95%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
15%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGreat Neck Union Free School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Great Neck Great Neck South Middle School
    Grades: 6-8 | 781 students
    0.1 miles
    349 Lakeville Rd
    Great Neck, NY 11020
    (516)441-4600
    0.1 6-8 781
  • New Hyde Park Early Childhood Center
    Grades: PK-K | 349 students
    1.1 miles
    10 Campbell St
    New Hyde Park, NY 11040
    (516)441-4350
    1.1 PK-K 349
  • Bellerose P.S. 186 Castlewood
    Grades: PK-5 | 384 students
    1.3 miles
    252-12 72nd Ave
    Bellerose, NY 11426
    (718)831-4021
    1.3 PK-5 384
  • Bellerose P.S. 224 Special Education School
    Grades: PK-8 | 403 students
    1.3 miles
    252-12 72nd Ave-rm 118
    Bellerose, NY 11426
    (718)831-4024
    1.3 PK-8 403
  • Glen Oaks James J Ambrose School
    Grades: PK-5 | 756 students
    1.4 miles
    80-51 261st St
    Glen Oaks, NY 11004
    (718)831-4010
    1.4 PK-5 756

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