Schenectady High School

1445 The Plaza
Schenectady, NY 12308
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Schenectady High School serves 2,646 students in grades 9-12.
Schenectady High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 79% (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 82% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Black and Asian), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Schenectady High School's student population of 2,646 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 178 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students2,646 students
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Total Classroom Teachers178 teachers
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School Rankings

Schenectady High School is ranked within the top 30% 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 Schenectady High School is 0.75, which is more 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
#867 out of 4239 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
79%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
82%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
22%
9%
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Hispanic
17%
27%
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Black
34%
17%
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White
26%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.750.71
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Graduation Rate
64%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
78%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameSchenectady City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Schenectady High School is Niskayuna High School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Oneida Middle School (0.4 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Schenectady Oneida Middle School Math: 13% | Reading: 24%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 694 students
    0.4 miles
    1629 Oneida St
    Schenectady, NY 12308
    (518) 881-3980
    0.4 6-8 694
  • Schenectady Howe Elementary School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 30-34%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 393 students
    0.5 miles
    90 Elmer Ave
    Schenectady, NY 12308
    (518) 370-8295
    0.5 PK-5 393
  • Schenectady Jessie T Zoller Elementary School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 441 students
    0.5 miles
    1880 Lancaster St
    Schenectady, NY 12308
    (518) 370-8290
    0.5 PK-5 441
  • Schenectady Van Antwerp Middle School Math: 69% | Reading: 63%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 420 students
    0.8 miles
    2253 Story Ave
    Schenectady, NY 12309
    (518) 370-1243
    0.8 6-8 420
  • Schenectady Central Park Middle School Math: 18% | Reading: 27%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 705 students
    0.9 miles
    421 Elm St
    Schenectady, NY 12304
    (518) 370-8250
    0.9 6-8 705

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