Wellington C Mepham High School

  • Wellington C Mepham High School serves 1,248 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≥99% (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 98% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Wellington C Mepham High School placed in the top 5% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) 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 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is lower than the New York state average of 57%.

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Wellington C Mepham High School's student population of 1,248 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 84 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeMagnet School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students1,248 students
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Total Classroom Teachers84 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Wellington C Mepham High School is ranked within the top 5% 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 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Wellington C Mepham High School is 0.33, 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#47 out of 4239 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≥99%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Wellington C Mepham 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 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
98%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
6%
9%
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Hispanic
10%
27%
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Black
2%
17%
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White
81%
43%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score0.330.71
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Graduation Rate
96%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
13%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBellmore-Merrick Central High School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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