Hero High School

  • Hero High School serves 453 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 80-84% (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 90-94% (which is higher than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the New York state level of 14:1.

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School Overview

  • Hero High School's student population of 453 students has grown by 259% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 233% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students453 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Hero High School's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Hero High School is 0.52, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.39. 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--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)80-84%
50%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)90-94%
47%
Student : Teacher Ratio15:114:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
n/a
9%
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Hispanic
58%
26%
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Black
39%
17%
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White
n/a
44%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Hero High School and the percentage of White public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Hero High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score0.520.39
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Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic # 7 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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