Martin Van Buren High School

230-17 Hillside Ave
Queens Village, NY 11427
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 30%
Serving 1,104 students in grades 9-12, Martin Van Buren High School ranks in the top 30% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 68% (which is higher than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-64% (which is higher than the New York state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is higher than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,104 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • : 87% (Btm 50% in NY)
  • : Top 30%
  • : 68% (Top 30%)
  • : 60-64% (Top 30%)
  • : 94% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Martin Van Buren High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

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School Overview

Martin Van Buren High School's student population of 1,104 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 85 teachers has grown by 21% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,104 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
85 teachers
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School Rankings

Martin Van Buren High School ranks within the top 30% of all 4,377 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Martin Van Buren High School is 0.72, which is equal to the diversity score at state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (NY)
#959 out of 4377 schools
(Top 30%)
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68%
46%
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60-64%
49%
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94%
78%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
11:1
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American Indian
4%
1%
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Asian
29%
10%
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Hispanic
20%
29%
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Black
40%
16%
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White
3%
41%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.72
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87%
87%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
71%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
3%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Martin Van Buren High School's ranking?
Martin Van Buren High School is ranked #959 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in New York.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
68% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while 60-64% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
What is the graduation rate of Martin Van Buren High School?
The graduation rate of Martin Van Buren High School is 87%, which is equal to the New York state average of 87%.
How many students attend Martin Van Buren High School?
1,104 students attend Martin Van Buren High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
40% of Martin Van Buren High School students are Black, 29% of students are Asian, 20% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are American Indian, 3% of students are White, 3% of students are Two or more races, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Martin Van Buren High School?
Martin Van Buren High School has a student ration of 13:1, which is higher than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Martin Van Buren High School offer ?
Martin Van Buren High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Martin Van Buren High School part of?
Martin Van Buren High School is part of New York City Geographic District #26 School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 1,104 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • : 87% (Btm 50%)
  • : Top 30%
  • : 68% (Top 30%)
  • : 60-64% (Top 30%)
  • : 94% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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