Herricks High School

100 Shelter Rock Rd
New Hyde Park, NY 11040
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 1%
Herricks High School serves 1,334 students in grades 9-12.
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 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≥99% (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 ≥99% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

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

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 15% over five school years.
Awards 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 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Herricks High School is 0.54, 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
#1 out of 4239 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥99%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥99%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
60%
9%
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Hispanic
6%
27%
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Black
1%
17%
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White
32%
43%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score
0.540.71
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Graduation Rate
98%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
14%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
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

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Herricks High School is Mineola High School (1.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Searingtown School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Center Street School (0.4 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Williston Park Center Street School Math: 81% | Reading: 77%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-5 | 489 students
    0.4 miles
    240 Center St
    Williston Park, NY 11596
    (516) 305-8300
    0.4 K-5 489
  • New Hyde Park Denton Avenue School Math: 81% | Reading: 78%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-5 | 663 students
    0.6 miles
    1050 Denton Ave
    New Hyde Park, NY 11040
    (516) 305-8400
    0.6 K-5 663
  • New Hyde Park Hillside Grade School Math: 79% | Reading: 72%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-6 | 561 students
    1.0 miles
    150 W Maple Dr
    New Hyde Park, NY 11040
    (516) 434-2419
    1 K-6 561
  • New Hyde Park Manor Oaks William Bowie School Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: K-6 | 331 students
    1.1 miles
    1950 Hillside Ave
    New Hyde Park, NY 11040
    (516) 434-2363
    1.1 K-6 331
  • Albertson Searingtown School Math: 83% | Reading: 79%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: K-7 | 538 students
    1.1 miles
    106 Beverly Dr
    Albertson, NY 11507
    (516) 305-8500
    1.1 K-7 538

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