Harborfields High School

  • Harborfields High School serves 1,101 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 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≥99% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Harborfields 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 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 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New York state average of 57%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Harborfields High School's student population of 1,101 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 73 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2016)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,101 students
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Total Classroom Teachers73 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Harborfields 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Harborfields High School is 0.34, 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#1 out of 4239 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≥99%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥99%
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
9%
27%
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Black
3%
17%
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White
81%
43%
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Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score0.340.71
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Graduation Rate≥99%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
9%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHarborfields Central School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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School Reviews

  4.00 out of 5  (3 reviews)
5  
Aside from being a Blue Ribbon school with extraordinarily high test scores and grades, Harborfields has a really strong sense of community that I think is very important. Overall, I'd say my experience there was nothing short of wonderful. Teachers are A+, students (for the most part) are the same. HFamily forever!!
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5  
Staffing is a serious problem,expenditure is used poor to say the least.Pieces of expensive equipment in classrooms that are never even used.Fabulous principal,unfortunate outcome.
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2  
Quality of teaching is below acceptable especially in high school - only there because of tenure. Money is not well allocated - many unused pieces of equipment that are needed in other classes. Administration is unapproachable, demeaning and not forthcoming with expenditure information. They are not willing to consider what the parents want. In addition, school should be merged with other local school - Elwood to eliminate completely unnecessary spending. Tax hikes are much too high and cuts are required, Administation is unwilling to look at the high level employment as potential cuts but continues to cut at the lowest levels of education and special education.
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