Herricks High School

  • Herricks High School serves 1,334 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≥99% (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 ≥99% (which is higher than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Herricks High School placed in the top 1% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the New York state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 67% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the New York state average of 57%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Herricks High School's student population of 1,334 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 110 teachers has grown by 17% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2017)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,334 students
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Total Classroom Teachers110 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Herricks High School is ranked within the top 1% 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 12:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Herricks High School is 0.52, 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 School Rank (16-17)#1 out of 4239 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≥99%
50%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥99%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
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Asian
61%
9%
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Hispanic
6%
27%
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Black
n/a
17%
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White
33%
43%
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Diversity Score0.520.71
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Graduation Rate
97%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHerricks Union Free School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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