Sewanhaka High School

500 Tulip Ave
Floral Park, NY 11001
8/
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Top 30%
Serving 1,577 students in grades 7-12, Sewanhaka High School ranks in the top 30% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60% (which is higher than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 57% (which is higher than the New York state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is higher than the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 1,577 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 90%
  • : 95% (Top 30% in NY)
  • : Top 30%
  • : 60% (Top 50%)
  • : 57% (Top 50%)
  • : 78% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

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

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Attribute

School Overview

Sewanhaka High School's student population of 1,577 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 137 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 7-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,577 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
137 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Sewanhaka High School ranks within the top 30% of all 4,377 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Sewanhaka High School is 0.73, which is more 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)
#1293 out of 4377 schools
(Top 30%)
This chart displays the overall school rank of Sewanhaka High School, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
60%
46%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Sewanhaka High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
57%
49%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Sewanhaka High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
78%
78%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Sewanhaka High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
11:1
This chart displays the student teacher ratio of Sewanhaka High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
24%
10%
This chart displays the percentage of Asian students in Sewanhaka High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hispanic
36%
29%
This chart displays the percentage of Hispanic students in Sewanhaka High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
29%
16%
This chart displays the percentage of Black students in Sewanhaka High School and the percentage of Black public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
White
10%
41%
This chart displays the percentage of White students in Sewanhaka High School and the percentage of White public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
This chart displays the percentage of students of two or more races in Sewanhaka High School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in New York by year, with the latest 2020-21 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Sewanhaka High School.
This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in New York.
0.73
This chart displays the diversity score of Sewanhaka High School and the public school average diversity score of New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
95%
87%
This chart displays graduation rate of Sewanhaka High School and public school graduation rate of New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
39%
51%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Sewanhaka High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
3%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Sewanhaka High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Sewanhaka High School's ranking?
Sewanhaka High School is ranked #1293 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the top 30% of public schools in New York.
What schools are Sewanhaka High School often compared to?
Sewanhaka High Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Floral Park Memorial High School, H Frank Carey High School, New Hyde Park Memorial High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
60% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while 57% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
What is the graduation rate of Sewanhaka High School?
The graduation rate of Sewanhaka High School is 95%, which is higher than the New York state average of 87%.
How many students attend Sewanhaka High School?
1,577 students attend Sewanhaka High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
36% of Sewanhaka High School students are Hispanic, 29% of students are Black, 24% of students are Asian, 10% of students are White, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Sewanhaka High School?
Sewanhaka High School has a student ration of 12:1, which is higher than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Sewanhaka High School offer ?
Sewanhaka High School offers enrollment in grades 7-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Sewanhaka High School part of?
Sewanhaka High School is part of Sewanhaka Central High School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 7-12
  • Enrollment: 1,577 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 90%
  • : 95% (Top 30%)
  • : Top 30%
  • : 60% (Top 50%)
  • : 57% (Top 50%)
  • : 78% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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