Longwood High School

Longwood High School serves 2,841 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 90% (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 97% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Longwood High School placed in the top 10% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, 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 52% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Longwood High School's student population of 2,841 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 202 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,841 students
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Total Classroom Teachers202 teachers
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School Comparison

Longwood High School is ranked within the top 10% 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 Longwood High 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
#396 out of 4239 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
90%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
97%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:113:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
3%
9%
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Hispanic
25%
27%
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Black
20%
17%
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White
48%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.670.71
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Graduation Rate
87%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
44%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameLongwood Central School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Longwood High School is Sachem High School East (4.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Longwood Junior High School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Longwood Middle School (0.9 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Middle Island Longwood Junior High School
    Grades: 7-8 | 1,390 student
    0.1 miles
    198 Longwood Rd
    Middle Island, NY 11953
    (631) 345-2701
    0.1 7-8 1,390
  • Middle Island Longwood Middle School
    Grades: 5-6 | 1,525 student
    0.9 miles
    41 Yaphank Middle Island Rd
    Middle Island, NY 11953
    (631) 345-2736
    0.9 5-6 1,525
  • Yaphank C E Walters School
    Grades: K-4 | 746 students
    1.5 miles
    15 Everett Dr
    Yaphank, NY 11980
    (631) 345-2757
    1.5 K-4 746
  • Ridge Ridge Elementary School
    Grades: K-4 | 734 students
    2.9 miles
    105 Ridge Rd
    Ridge, NY 11961
    (631) 345-2765
    2.9 K-4 734
  • Middle Island West Middle Island School
    Grades: K-4 | 808 students
    2.9 miles
    30 Swezey Ln
    Middle Island, NY 11953
    (631) 345-2160
    2.9 K-4 808

School Reviews

  2.33 out of 5  (3 reviews)
1  
I absolutely hate this school. I suffer from Lyme Disease and vertigo, which debilitates me already. But this school magnifies it 100x more. In fact, I blame the school for some of my issues. There is no AC, so you sit and roast all day long. This makes it next to impossible to try to concentrate & learn. I feel constantly singled out here because of what I wear or how I look. I was body-shamed for being skinny by a social worker and teacher that made false claims about me, which left me in tears. Also, I'm always getting in trouble for what I wear. This school does not allow anyone to express themselves through their style. Some teachers are flat out rude, while others look to start stuff with you. The thought of just coming into this place in the morning gives me an anxiety attack and I cannot wait to leave. I should've selected distance learning for the time being bc nobody gives you a mask break & they don't care if you feel like you're going to pass out. Honestly, I never had a problem with this district until I got to this school. Now I completely understand why people pull their kids out of Longwood once they go into 9th grade. It's to avoid this horrible school. Way to go, Longwood. Principal & superintendent couldn't care less too and nothing ever gets done here. I could go on and on with my frustrations, but I will stop here.
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4  
Big school with lots of students but this provides more opportunities to make friendships as well as an abundance of activities, sports and programs to take part in while in a relatively welcoming community
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2  
Let me just start by saying this school is horrible, not because of the programs it offers, but because of the tremendous amount of students(nearly 4000) and the students that come from low class families. I spent 9 yrs putting her in private school to avoid this , and when we had to put her in the HS it has been a nightmare.
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