Harry S Truman High School

  • Harry S Truman High School serves 1,979 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 88% (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 96% (which is higher than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Harry S Truman 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 5%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 56%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Harry S Truman High School's student population of 1,979 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 110 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,979 students
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Total Classroom Teachers110 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Harry S Truman 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Harry S Truman 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall School Rank#434 out of 4239 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
88%
50%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
96%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
3%
9%
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Hispanic
43%
26%
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Black
51%
17%
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White
3%
44%
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Diversity Score0.560.71
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Graduation Rate
69%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
64%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic District #11 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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