Harvey Milk High School

  • Harvey Milk High School serves 62 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 40-59% (which is approximately equal to the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-79% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Harvey Milk High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the New York state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Harvey Milk High School's student population of 62 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 10 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students62 students
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Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Harvey Milk High School is ranked within the top 50% 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 Harvey Milk High School is 0.49, 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#1878 out of 4239 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-59%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-79%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio6:113:1
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
9%
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Hispanic
68%
27%
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Black
21%
17%
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White
10%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score0.490.71
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Graduation Rate21-39%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
87%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic District # 2 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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