Newcomers High School

28-01 41st Ave
Long Island City, NY 11101
(School attendance zone shown in map)
4/
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Bottom 50%
Serving 728 students in grades 9-12, Newcomers High School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30-34% (which is lower than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the New York state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 728 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • : 75% (Btm 50% in NY)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Newcomers High School's student population of 728 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 74 teachers has grown by 39% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
728 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
74 teachers
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School Rankings

Newcomers High School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 4,377 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Newcomers High School is 0.35, which is less than 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)
#2998 out of 4377 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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30-34%
46%
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35-39%
49%
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40-44%
78%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
10:1
11:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
12%
10%
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Hispanic
80%
29%
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Black
2%
16%
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White
5%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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0.35
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75%
87%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
68%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
3%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Newcomers High School's ranking?
Newcomers High School is ranked #2998 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in New York.
What schools are Newcomers High School often compared to?
Newcomers High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Academy Of Finance And Enterprise, Academy Of American Studies by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
30-34% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while 35-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
What is the graduation rate of Newcomers High School?
The graduation rate of Newcomers High School is 75%, which is lower than the New York state average of 87%.
How many students attend Newcomers High School?
728 students attend Newcomers High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
80% of Newcomers High School students are Hispanic, 12% of students are Asian, 5% of students are White, 2% of students are Black, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Newcomers High School?
Newcomers High School has a student ration of 10:1, which is lower than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Newcomers High School offer ?
Newcomers High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Newcomers High School part of?

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 728 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 10:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • : 75% (Btm 50%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 30-34% (Btm 50%)
  • : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • : 40-44% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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