Midwood High School

  • Midwood High School serves 4,003 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 97% (which is higher than the New York state average of 49%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 96% (which is higher than the New York state average of 46%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Midwood 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 5%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 25:1 is higher than the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 77% of the student body (majority Asian and Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 57%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Midwood High School's student population of 4,003 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 163 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students4,003 students
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Total Classroom Teachers163 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Midwood 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 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 25:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Midwood High School is 0.73, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.38. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall School Rank#148 out of 4,239 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
97%
49%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
96%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio25:114:1
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Asian
35%
9%
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Hispanic
12%
27%
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Black
30%
18%
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White
23%
43%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Midwood High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score0.730.38
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Graduation Rate
91%
81%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
46%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic #22 School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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