Ithaca Senior High School

1401 N Cayuga St
Ithaca, NY 14850
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Ithaca Senior High School serves 1,407 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 97% (which is higher 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 96% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Ithaca Senior High School placed in the top 5% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 36% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is lower than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Ithaca Senior High School places among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

Ithaca Senior High School's student population of 1,407 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 103 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,407 students
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Total Classroom Teachers103 teachers
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School Comparison

Ithaca Senior High School is ranked within the top 5% 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 Ithaca Senior High School is 0.56, 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
#110 out of 4239 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
97%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
96%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
13%
9%
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Hispanic
6%
27%
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Black
8%
17%
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White
64%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
9%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.560.71
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Graduation Rate
91%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
27%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameIthaca City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Ithaca Senior High School is New Roots Charter School (1.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Boynton Middle School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Fall Creek Elementary School (0.3 miles away)
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