Hero High School

455 Southern Blvd
Bronx, NY 10455
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Hero High School serves 487 students in grades 9-12.
Hero 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 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80-84% (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 85-89% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Hero High School's student population of 487 students has grown by 41% over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 30% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students487 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

Hero 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 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Hero High School is 0.53, 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
#746 out of 4239 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-84%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
85-89%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:113:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
9%
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Hispanic
57%
27%
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Black
39%
17%
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White
1%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.530.71
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Graduation Rate
70-74%
82%
Eligible for Free Lunch
82%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic District # 7 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Hero High School is Mott Haven Community High School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Jm Rapport School For Career Development (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is P.S. 25 Bilingual School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bronx Mott Haven Community High School Math: 45-49% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 10-12 | 231 students
    0.0 miles
    455 Southern Blvd
    Bronx, NY 10455
    (718) 665-8512
    0 10-12 231
  • Bronx New Visions Charter High School For Humanities Ii Charter School
    Math: 60-64% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 485 students
    0.0 miles
    455 Southern Blvd
    Bronx, NY 10455
    (718) 665-5380
    0 9-12 485
  • Bronx Jm Rapport School For Career Development Special Education School
    Grades: 8-12 | 485 students
    0.2 miles
    470 Jackson Ave
    Bronx, NY 10455
    (718) 993-5581
    0.2 8-12 485
  • Bronx P.S. 25 Bilingual School Math: 50-54% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 533 students
    0.2 miles
    811 E 149th St
    Bronx, NY 10455
    (718) 292-2995
    0.2 PK-5 533
  • Bronx P.S. 5 Port Morris Math: 17% | Reading: 22%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-8 | 719 students
    0.2 miles
    564 Jackson Ave
    Bronx, NY 10455
    (718) 292-2683
    0.2 PK-8 719

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