W Tresper Clarke High School

  • W Tresper Clarke High School serves 744 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≥95% (which is higher than the New York state average of 49%) for the 2015-2016 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≥95% (which is higher than the New York state average of 46%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • W Tresper Clarke High School placed in the top 5% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 42% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is lower than the New York state average of 56%.
  • W Tresper Clarke High School operates within the East Meadow Union Free School District.
  • East Meadow Union Free School District's 96% graduation rate is higher than the New York state average of 81%.

Top Placements

W Tresper Clarke High School places among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

  • Category Attribute
  • Overall Rank Highest overall rank (Top 5%)
  • Math Proficiency Highest math proficiency (Top 5%)
  • Reading Language/Arts Proficiency Highest reading language/arts proficiency (Top 5%)
  • Graduation Rate Highest graduation rate (Top 10%)
  • Community Size Largest student body (number of students) (Top 20%)

School Overview

  • W Tresper Clarke High School's student population of 744 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 49 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
AwardsHonored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2018)
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students744 students
W Tresper Clarke High School Total Students (1989-2016)
Gender %W Tresper Clarke High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers49 teachers
W Tresper Clarke High School Total Teachers (1988-2016)
Students by GradeW Tresper Clarke High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • W Tresper Clarke High School is ranked within the top 5% of all 4239 schools in New York (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of W Tresper Clarke High School is 0.59, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.38. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≥95%
49%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥95%
46%
Student : Teacher Ratio15:114:1
W Tresper Clarke High School Student Teacher Ratio (1988-2016)
Asian
19%
9%
W Tresper Clarke High School Asian Students (1989-2016)
Hispanic
20%
26%
W Tresper Clarke High School Black Students (1989-2016)
Black
3%
18%
W Tresper Clarke High School Black Students (1992-2016)
White
58%
44%
W Tresper Clarke High School White Students (1989-2016)
All Ethnic GroupsW Tresper Clarke High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownNY All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.590.38
W Tresper Clarke High School Diversity Score (1989-2016)
Graduation Rate≥95%
81%
W Tresper Clarke High School Graduation Rate (2011-2016)
Eligible for Free Lunch
18%
44%
W Tresper Clarke High School Eligible for Free Lunch (1995-2016)
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
W Tresper Clarke High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2001-2016)

    District Comparison

    • The school district of W Tresper Clarke High School is East Meadow Union Free School District, which is ranked within the top 10% of all 771 school districts in New York (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-2016 school year.
    • East Meadow Union Free School District's student population of 7,032 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
    • The district's graduation rate of 96% has increased from 92% over five school years.
    • The revenue/student of $23,884 in this district is less than the state average of $31,939. The district revenue/student has stayed relatively flat over four school years.
    • The district's spending/student of $23,779 is less than the state average of $33,406. The district spending/student has declined by 6% over four school years.
    School District NameEast Meadow Union Free School District
    Number of Schools
    Managed
    10
    2
    Number of Students Managed7,032902
    East Meadow Union Free School District Students Managed (1988-2016)
    District Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
    82%
    49%
    District Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
    75%
    46%
    District Graduation Rate
    96%
    81%
    District Total Revenue$171 MM$29 MM
    District Spending$171 MM$30 MM
    District Revenue / Student$23,884$31,939
    District Spending / Student$23,779$33,406
    School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
    Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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