Massapequa High School

Massapequa High School serves 1,695 students in grades 10-12.
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 ≥99% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
Massapequa 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 1%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 5% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Massapequa High School's student population of 1,695 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 149 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2017)
Grades OfferedGrades 10-12
Total Students1,695 students
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Total Classroom Teachers149 teachers
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School Comparison

Massapequa 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 Massapequa High School is 0.10, 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
#59 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)
≥99%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
9%
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Hispanic
4%
27%
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Black
n/a
17%
White
95%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score
0.100.71
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Graduation Rate
98%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
9%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMassapequa Union Free School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Massapequa High School is Mhs Ames Campus (1.5 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Berner Middle School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Unqua Elementary School (0.9 miles away)
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My daughter has been in the Massapequa UFSD her entire academic career. We have been very pleased with the caliber of teachers, the academic criteria and performance, number of clubs, and our sports options. Overall, the Massapequa UFSD is extremely strong and prepares its students for college and other career options.
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