High School For Medical Professions

1600 Rockaway Pkwy
Brooklyn, NY 11236
(School attendance zone shown in map)
7/
10
Top 50%
Serving 450 students in grades 9-12, High School For Medical Professions ranks in the top 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 65-69% (which is higher than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≥50% (which is higher than the New York state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 450 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • : 90-94% (Top 30% in NY)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 65-69% (Top 30%)
  • : ≥50% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

School Overview

High School For Medical Professions's student population of 450 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
450 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
34 teachers
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School Rankings

High School For Medical Professions 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 Medical Professions is 0.36, 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)
#1435 out of 4377 schools
(Top 50%)
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65-69%
46%
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≥50%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
11:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
2%
10%
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Hispanic
14%
29%
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Black
79%
16%
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White
3%
41%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.36
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90-94%
87%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
80%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
3%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is High School For Medical Professions's ranking?
High School For Medical Professions is ranked #1435 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in New York.
What schools are High School For Medical Professions often compared to?
High School For Medical Professionsis often viewed alongside schools like Achievement First Crown Heights Charter School, Fort Hamilton High School, Urban Action Academy by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
65-69% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while ≥50% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
What is the graduation rate of High School For Medical Professions?
The graduation rate of High School For Medical Professions is 90-94%, which is higher than the New York state average of 87%.
How many students attend High School For Medical Professions?
450 students attend High School For Medical Professions.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
79% of High School For Medical Professions students are Black, 14% of students are Hispanic, 3% of students are White, 2% of students are Asian, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of High School For Medical Professions?
High School For Medical Professions has a student ration of 13:1, which is higher than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does High School For Medical Professions offer ?
High School For Medical Professions offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is High School For Medical Professions part of?
High School For Medical Professions is part of New York City Geographic District #18 School District.
In what neighborhood is High School For Medical Professions located?
High School For Medical Professions is located in the Canarsie neighborhood of Brooklyn, NY. There are 23 other public schools located in Canarsie.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 450 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • : 90-94% (Top 30%)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 65-69% (Top 30%)
  • : ≥50% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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