Richmond Hill High School

  • Richmond Hill High School serves 1,779 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 88% (which is higher than the New York state average of 50%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 86% (which is higher than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 56%.

Top Placements

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

School Overview

  • Richmond Hill High School's student population of 1,779 students has declined by 18% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 128 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,779 students
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Total Classroom Teachers128 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Richmond Hill High School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Richmond Hill High School is 0.67, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall School Rank#695 out of 4,239 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
88%
50%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
86%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
29%
9%
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Hispanic
49%
26%
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Black
11%
17%
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White
4%
44%
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Hawaiian
5%
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Richmond Hill High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score0.670.71
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Graduation Rate
64%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
72%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNEW YORK CITY GEOGRAPHIC DISTRICT #27 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Richmond Hill P.S. 51
    Grades: PK-1 | 231 students
    0.2 miles
    87-45 117th St
    Richmond Hill, NY 11418
    (718)850-0738
    0.2 PK-1 231
  • Richmond Hill Epic High School North
    Grades: 9-12 | 284 students
    0.3 miles
    94-25 117th St
    Richmond Hill, NY 11418
    (718)570-8230
    0.3 9-12 284
  • Richmond Hill P.S. 56 Harry Eichler
    Grades: 2-5 | 388 students
    0.3 miles
    86-10 114th St
    Richmond Hill, NY 11418
    (718)441-4448
    0.3 2-5 388
  • Richmond Hill P.S. 90 Horace Mann
    Grades: PK-5 | 859 students
    0.3 miles
    86-50 109th St
    Richmond Hill, NY 11418
    (718)847-3370
    0.3 PK-5 859
  • Corona P.S. 16 Nancy Debenedittis School
    Grades: K-5 | 1658 students
    0.5 miles
    41-15 104th St
    Corona, NY 11368
    (718)505-0140
    0.5 K-5 1658

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