101-01 Rockaway Blvd
Ozone Park, NY 11417
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
John Adams High School serves 2,270 students in grades 9-12.
John Adams High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 10%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 91% (which is higher than the New York state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 93% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Rankings

John Adams High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

John Adams High School's student population of 2,270 students has grown by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 161 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
2,270 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
161 teachers
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School Rankings

John Adams High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 4,228 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of John Adams High School is 0.73, which is more 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 Data
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State Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#494 out of 4228 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
91%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
93%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
13:1
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American Indian
5%
1%
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Asian
32%
9%
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Hispanic
34%
27%
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Black
23%
17%
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White
3%
43%
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Hawaiian
2%
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.73
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Graduation Rate
73%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
76%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 2,270 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 73% (Btm 50% in NY)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 91% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 93% (Top 10%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.73 (Top 5%)

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