Howard T Herber Middle School

75 Ocean Ave
Malverne, NY 11565
(School attendance zone shown in map)
4/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 387 students in grades 6-8, Howard T Herber Middle School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30% (which is lower than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 46% (which is lower than the New York state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 86% 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: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 387 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 86%
  • : Bottom 50% in NY
  • : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • : 46% (Btm 50%)
  • : 75-79% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Howard T Herber Middle School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

Howard T Herber Middle School's student population of 387 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has grown by 21% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
387 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
40 teachers
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School Rankings

Howard T Herber Middle School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 4,377 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Howard T Herber Middle School is 0.66, 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)
#2829 out of 4377 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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30%
46%
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46%
49%
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75-79%
78%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Howard T Herber Middle School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
8%
10%
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Hispanic
28%
29%
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Black
49%
16%
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White
14%
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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0.66
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
3%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Howard T Herber Middle School's ranking?
Howard T Herber Middle School is ranked #2829 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in New York.
What schools are Howard T Herber Middle School often compared to?
Howard T Herber Middle Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Valley Stream Memorial Junior High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
30% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while 46% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
How many students attend Howard T Herber Middle School?
387 students attend Howard T Herber Middle School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
49% of Howard T Herber Middle School students are Black, 28% of students are Hispanic, 14% of students are White, 8% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Howard T Herber Middle School?
Howard T Herber Middle School has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Howard T Herber Middle School offer ?
Howard T Herber Middle School offers enrollment in grades 6-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Howard T Herber Middle School part of?
Howard T Herber Middle School is part of Malverne Union Free School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 387 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 86%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • : 46% (Btm 50%)
  • : 75-79% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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