Howard T Herber Middle School

75 Ocean Ave
Malverne, NY 11565
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Howard T Herber Middle School serves 405 students in grades 6-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 44% (which is lower than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-44% (which is lower than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Howard T Herber Middle School placed 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%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 81% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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School Overview

Howard T Herber Middle School's student population of 405 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2005)
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students405 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

Howard T Herber Middle School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 4,239 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Howard T Herber Middle School is 0.67, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#2793 out of 4239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
44%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
40-44%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
7%
9%
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Hispanic
22%
27%
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Black
50%
17%
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White
19%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.670.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
40%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMalverne Union Free School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Howard T Herber Middle School is Malverne Senior High School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is South Side Middle School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Davison Avenue Intermediate School (0.6 miles away)
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