University Neighborhood High School

  • University Neighborhood High School serves 472 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 90-94% (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 85-89% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • University Neighborhood High School placed in the top 20% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the New York state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is higher than the New York state average of 57%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • University Neighborhood High School's student population of 472 students has grown by 52% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has grown by 22% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students472 students
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Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
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School Comparison

  • University Neighborhood High School is ranked within the top 20% 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 school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of University Neighborhood 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall School Rank#554 out of 4239 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)90-94%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)85-89%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
31%
9%
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Hispanic
44%
27%
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Black
22%
17%
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White
3%
43%
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Diversity Score0.670.71
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Graduation Rate90-94%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
83%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic District # 1 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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