Herricks Union Free School District

999 Herricks Rd
New Hyde Park, NY 11040-1302
(District boundaries shown in map)
10/
10
Top 5%

Top Rankings

Herricks Union Free School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in New York for:

Category
Attribute
Overall Rank
Highest overall rank (Top 5%)
Math Proficiency
Highest math proficiency (Top 5%)
Reading/Language Arts Proficiency
Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 5%)
Graduation Rate
Highest graduation rate (Top 1%)
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 5 public schools serving 4,128 students in Herricks Union Free School District. This district's average testing ranking is 10/10, which is in the top 5% of public schools in New York.
Public Schools in Herricks Union Free School District have an average math proficiency score of 86% (versus the New York public school average of 47%), and reading proficiency score of 83% (versus the 49% statewide average).
Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Asian), which is more than the New York public school average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Overview

This School District
This State (NY)
# Schools
5 Schools
4,804 Schools
# Students
4,128 Students
2,526,085 Students
# Teachers
359 Teachers
215,006 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
11:1

District Rank

Herricks Union Free School District, which is ranked #21 of all 1,019 school districts in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2021-2022 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 98% has increased from 97% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (NY)
#19 out of 1020 school districts
(Top 5%)
This chart display the overall district rank of Herricks Union Free   School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
86%
46%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Herricks Union Free   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of NY by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
83%
49%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Herricks Union Free   School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of NY by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
98%
87%
This chart display public school graduation rate of Herricks Union Free   School District and public school graduation rate of NY by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.44
0.72
# American Indian Students
n/a
18,588 Students
% American Indian Students
n/a
1%
# Asian Students
2,973 Students
249,216 Students
% Asian Students
72%
10%
# Hispanic Students
205 Students
726,742 Students
% Hispanic Students
5%
29%
# Black Students
27 Students
408,333 Students
% Black Students
1%
16%
# White Students
855 Students
1,036,576 Students
% White Students
21%
41%
# Hawaiian Students
6 Students
6,065 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
62 Students
80,416 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
-
56,452
# Students in K Grade:
268
173,911
# Students in 1st Grade:
221
175,816
# Students in 2nd Grade:
265
179,820
# Students in 3rd Grade:
267
179,541
# Students in 4th Grade:
329
182,709
# Students in 5th Grade:
327
184,133
# Students in 6th Grade:
354
186,473
# Students in 7th Grade:
331
191,045
# Students in 8th Grade:
363
194,721
# Students in 9th Grade:
342
208,652
# Students in 10th Grade:
355
198,832
# Students in 11th Grade:
319
188,822
# Students in 12th Grade:
329
188,400
# Ungraded Students:
58
36,758

District Revenue and Spending

The revenue/student of $29,638 in this school district is less than the state median of $31,092. The school district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
The school district's spending/student of $29,984 is less than the state median of $31,961. The school district spending/student has grown by 5% over four school years.
This School District
This State (NY)
Total Revenue (20-21)
$122 MM
$78,541 MM
This chart display total revenue of Herricks Union Free   School District and median value from total revenues of all school districts in NY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending (20-21)
$124 MM
$80,737 MM
This chart display total spending of Herricks Union Free   School District and median value from total spendings of all school districts in NY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Revenue / Student (20-21)
$29,638
$31,092
This chart display average revenue per public school student in Herricks Union Free   School District and average revenue per public school student of all school districts in NY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
Spending / Student (20-21)
$29,984
$31,961
This chart display average spending per public school student in Herricks Union Free   School District and average spending per public school student of all school districts in NY by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.

Best Herricks Union Free School District Public Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Herricks High School
(Math: 98% | Reading: 83%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 5%
100 Shelter Rock Rd
New Hyde Park, NY 11040
(516) 305-8700
Grades: 9-12
| 1,360 students
Rank: #22.
Denton Avenue School
(Math: 88% | Reading: 84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
1050 Denton Ave
New Hyde Park, NY 11040
(516) 305-8400
Grades: K-5
| 630 students
Rank: #33.
Center Street School
(Math: 87% | Reading: 82%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
240 Center St
Williston Park, NY 11596
(516) 305-8300
Grades: K-5
| 519 students
Rank: #44.
Herricks Middle School
(Math: 82% | Reading: 84%)
Rank:
10/
10
Top 10%
7 Hilldale Dr
Albertson, NY 11507
(516) 305-8600
Grades: 6-8
| 1,059 students
Rank: #55.
Searingtown School
(Math: 83% | Reading: 80%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
106 Beverly Dr
Albertson, NY 11507
(516) 305-8500
Grades: K-11
| 560 students

Frequently Asked Questions

How many schools belong to Herricks Union Free School District?
Herricks Union Free School District manages 5 public schools serving 4,128 students.
What is the rank of Herricks Union Free School District?
Herricks Union Free School District is ranked #21 out of 1,019 school districts in New York (top 5%) based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data for the 2021-2022 school year. This district ranks in the top 20% of New York school districts for: Highest overall rank (Top 5%), Highest math proficiency (Top 5%), Highest reading/language arts proficiency (Top 5%), Highest graduation rate (Top 1%) and Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)
What is the racial composition of students in Herricks Union Free School District?
72% of Herricks Union Free School District students are Asian, 21% of students are White, 5% of students are Hispanic, 1% of students are Black, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student/teacher ratio of Herricks Union Free School District?
Herricks Union Free School District has a student/teacher ratio of 11:1, which is lower than the New York state average of 12:1.
What is Herricks Union Free School District's spending/student ratio?
The school district's spending/student of $29,984 is less than the state median of $31,961. The school district spending/student has grown by 5% over four school years.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 5 schools
  • Grades: KG-12
  • Enrollment: 4,128 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 79%
  • : 98% (Top 1% in NY)
  • : Top 5%
  • : 86% (Top 5%)
  • : 83% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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