Harborfields High School

  • Harborfields High School serves 1,167 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the NY average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 15% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is less than the state average of 55%.
  • Harborfields High School operates within the Harborfields Central School District.
  • Harborfields Central School District's 99% graduation rate is higher than the NY state average of 87%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 1167 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 71 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 1,167 students
Harborfields High School Total Students (1988-2015)
Gender % Harborfields High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 71 teachers
Harborfields High School Total Teachers (1987-2015)
Students by Grade Harborfields High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.27 is less than the state average of 0.37. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 15:1
Harborfields High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2015)
Asian
3%
9%
Harborfields High School Asian Students (1991-2015)
Hispanic
7%
25%
Harborfields High School Black Students (1991-2015)
Black
4%
18%
Harborfields High School Black Students (1991-2015)
White
85%
45%
Harborfields High School White Students (1991-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Harborfields High School Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
Two or more races
1%
2%
Harborfields High School Two Or More Races Students (2012-2015)
All Ethnic Groups Harborfields High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NY All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.27 0.37
Harborfields High School Diversity Score (1988-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
5%
45%
Harborfields High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
1%
6%
Harborfields High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2015)

District Comparison

  • Harborfields Central School District's student population of 3,322 students has decreased by 5% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 99% has decreased from 100% over five years.
  • The revenue/student of $22,936 in this district is less than the state average of $32,940. The district revenue/student has grown by 21% over four years.
  • The district's spending/student of $21,484 is less than the state average of $31,547. The district spending/student has grown by 21% over four years.
School District Name Harborfields Central School District
Number of Schools
Managed
4
2
Number of Students Managed 3,322 935
Harborfields Central School District Students Managed (1989-2014)
Graduation Rate 99% 87%
Harborfields Central School District Graduation Rate (2002-2010)
District Total Revenue $78 MM $31 MM
Harborfields Central School District District Total Revenue (1992-2014)
District Spending $73 MM $30 MM
Harborfields Central School District District Spending (1992-2014)
District Revenue / Student $22,936 $32,940
Harborfields Central School District District Revenue / Student (1990-2014)
District Spending / Student $21,484 $31,547
Harborfields Central School District District Spending / Student (1990-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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School Reviews

  3.50 out of 5  (2 reviews)
5  12/21/2011
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  4/18/2011
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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