High School For Environmental Studies

444 W 56th St
New York, NY 10019
(School attendance zone shown in map)
7/
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Top 50%
Serving 1,103 students in grades 9-12, High School For Environmental Studies ranks in the top 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 77% (which is higher than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the New York state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 89% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,103 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 89%
  • : 93% (Top 30% in NY)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 77% (Top 20%)
  • : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • : 98% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

High School For Environmental Studies ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

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Attribute

School Overview

High School For Environmental Studies's student population of 1,103 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 75 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,103 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
75 teachers
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School Rankings

High School For Environmental Studies ranks within the top 50% of all 4,377 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of High School For Environmental Studies is 0.60, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (NY)
#1595 out of 4377 schools
(Top 50%)
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77%
46%
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40-44%
49%
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98%
78%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
11:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
12%
10%
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Hispanic
60%
29%
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Black
13%
16%
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White
11%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.60
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93%
87%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
3%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is High School For Environmental Studies's ranking?
High School For Environmental Studies is ranked #1595 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in New York.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
77% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while 40-44% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
What is the graduation rate of High School For Environmental Studies?
The graduation rate of High School For Environmental Studies is 93%, which is higher than the New York state average of 87%.
How many students attend High School For Environmental Studies?
1,103 students attend High School For Environmental Studies.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
60% of High School For Environmental Studies students are Hispanic, 13% of students are Black, 12% of students are Asian, 11% of students are White, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of High School For Environmental Studies?
High School For Environmental Studies has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does High School For Environmental Studies offer ?
High School For Environmental Studies offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is High School For Environmental Studies part of?
High School For Environmental Studies is part of New York City Geographic District # 2 School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,103 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 89%
  • : 93% (Top 30%)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 77% (Top 20%)
  • : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • : 98% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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