Long Island City High School

  • Long Island City High School serves 2,257 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 86% (which is higher than the New York state average of 50%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 87% (which is higher than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Long Island City 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 20%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the New York state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 57%.

Top Placements

Long Island City High School places among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

  • Long Island City High School's student population of 2,257 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 137 teachers has grown by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,257 students
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Total Classroom Teachers137 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Long Island City High School is ranked within the top 20% of all 4,239 schools in New York (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Long Island City High School is 0.52, 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 School Rank (16-17)#689 out of 4239 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
86%
50%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
87%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:113:1
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Asian
16%
9%
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Hispanic
67%
27%
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Black
10%
17%
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White
6%
43%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Long Island City High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score0.520.71
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Graduation Rate
64%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
76%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic District #30 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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