High School For Environmental Studies

  • High School For Environmental Studies serves 1,215 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 90% (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 93% (which is higher than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 56%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • High School For Environmental Studies's student population of 1,215 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 69 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,215 students
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Total Classroom Teachers69 teachers
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School Comparison

  • High School For Environmental Studies's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of High School For Environmental Studies 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall School Rank#483 out of 4,239 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
90%
50%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
93%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:114:1
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Asian
13%
9%
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Hispanic
64%
26%
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Black
17%
17%
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White
6%
44%
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Diversity Score0.550.38
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Graduation Rate
82%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
71%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic # 2 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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