Earl L Vandermeulen High School

Overview

Student Enrollment
371
Best High School in New York
#59
 Rating 9 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District PORT JEFFERSON UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT
Type Public
 Phone (631)791-4421
 Location 350 OLD POST RD
PORT JEFFERSON, NY 11777
Charter School No

Earl L Vandermeulen High School has an academic rating significantly above the average for New York high schools based on its high test performance, high graduation rate and high AP course participation. It is ranked 59th in the best public high schools in New York.

Racial Demographics

The Earl L Vandermeulen High School student body is mostly White with a small Hispanic population and has very low racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White87.3%324
Black0.5%2
Hispanic6.2%23
Asian Pacific4.3%16
Native American Indian0%0
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%0
Two or more races1.6%6

Family Income

vs. other New York high schools
Upper 3.1%

4% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the New York high school median of 39%. By this measure, EARL L VANDERMEULEN HIGH SCHOOL students are largely wealthy and rank 28th in New York for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman86
Sophomore100
Junior79
Senior104
Total371

Completions

Graduation Rate
95% or more*
Rank in New York
103rd
Rating
9 out of 10
Subgroup Graduation Rate
All Students95% or more*
New York Median87%
Percentile90%
White95% or more*
Black.%
Hispanic50% or more*
Asian Pacificsuppressed*
Native American.%
Two or more racessuppressed*
Economically Disadvantagedsuppressed*
Limited English Proficiencysuppressed*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
95%
Rank in New York
233rd
Rating
8 out of 10

Students at Earl L Vandermeulen High School scored an average 95% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the New York State Education Department. Performance is well above the state high school median of 92% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 20.9% of New York high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls90% or more*90% or more*
Boys90% or more*90% or more*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian--
Asian & Pacific Islandersuppressed*suppressed*
Blacksuppressed*suppressed*
Hispanic50% or more*50% or more*
Multiracialsuppressed*suppressed*
White95% or more*95% or more*
With Disabilites50% or more*50% or more*
Limited English--

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Participation

Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT
104%
Rank in New York
9th
Rating
10 out of 10

190 out of 183 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (104%). College admission testing participation is significantly above the New York median rate of 42% and in the top 2% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

AP Class Enrollment Rate
30%
AP Pass Rank in New York
19th
AP Pass Rate Rating
10 out of 10

Earl L Vandermeulen High School offers 17 AP courses. 30 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 80% percentile and well above the median AP enrollment rate for all New York schools of 18%. Earl L Vandermeulen High School had 101 taking AP exams with a 105 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 96% percentile and significantly above the New York state median of 68 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 104% 68%
Students enrolled in an AP class 30% 18%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 8%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 20%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 30%
AP Courses Offered 17

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate14%16%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate17%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate11%

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
New York Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0

Expulsion Rate

Group Percent Expulsions
All Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
New York Median0%

In-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students1.6%6
Boys2.1%4
Girls1%2
New York Median4.8%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students1.3%5
Boys2.7%5
Girls0%0

Location

Earl L Vandermeulen High School
350 OLD POST RD
PORT JEFFERSON, NY
11777
(631)791-4421

10 out of 10 1

District

PORT JEFFERSON UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT
PORT JEFFERSON, NY