Herricks High School

  • Herricks High School serves 1,338 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 49%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≥99% (which is higher than the New York state average of 46%) for the 2015-16 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 61% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the New York state average of 56%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Herricks High School's student population of 1,338 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 95 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2017)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,338 students
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Total Classroom Teachers95 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Herricks High School is 0.55, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.38. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall School Rankn/a
25%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≥99%
49%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥99%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
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Asian
55%
9%
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Hispanic
6%
26%
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Black
n/a
18%
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White
39%
44%
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Diversity Score0.550.38
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Graduation Rate
98%
81%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
7%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHerricks Union Free School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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