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Garden City High School


Overview

Student Enrollment
1,187
Best High School in New York
#9
 Rating 10 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District GARDEN CITY UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT
Type Public
 Phone (516)478-2000
 Location 170 ROCKAWAY AVE
GARDEN CITY, NY 11530
Charter School No

Garden City 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 9th in the best public high schools in New York.

Demographics

Race

The Garden City High School student body is almost exclusively White with a small Asian Pacific population and has extremely low racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White92.8%1,102
Black0.6%7
Hispanic2.7%32
Asian Pacific3.9%46
Native American Indian0%0
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%0
Two or more races0%0

Family Income

vs. other New York high schools
Upper 1.9%

2% 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, GARDEN CITY HIGH SCHOOL students are largely wealthy and rank 17th in New York for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman274
Sophomore286
Junior308
Senior306
Total1,187

Academics

Completions

Graduation Rate
98%

10 out of 10

Rank: 26th in New York

Subgroup Graduation Rate
All Students98%
New York Median87%
Percentile97%
White95% or more*
Blacksuppressed*
Hispanic80% or more*
Asian Pacific50% or more*
Native Americansuppressed*
Two or more races-
Economically Disadvantagedsuppressed*
Limited English Proficiency.%

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

State Standardized Test Performance

10 out of 10

Rank: 30th in New York

Students at Garden City High School scored an average 99% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the New York State Education Department. Performance is significantly above the state high school median of 92% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 1% of New York high schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls95% or more*95% or more*
Boys95% or more*95% or more*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian--
Asian & Pacific Islander50% or more*50% or more*
Blacksuppressed*suppressed*
Hispanic50% or more*50% or more*
Multiracial--
White95% or more*95% or more*
With Disabilites80% or more*80% or more*
Limited Englishsuppressed*suppressed*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Participation

7 out of 10

Rank: 193rd in New York

311 out of 614 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (51%). College admission testing participation is well above the New York median rate of 27% and in the top 22% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

8 out of 10

Rank: 91st in New York

Garden City High School offers 17 AP courses. 44 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 96% percentile and significantly above the median AP enrollment rate for all New York schools of 18%. Garden City High School had 513 taking AP exams with a 436 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 81% percentile and well above the state median of 68 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 85% 68%
Students enrolled in an AP class 44% 18%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 14%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 10%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 43%
AP Courses Offered 17

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate9%16%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate11%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate8%

Safety and Discipline

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 Students0.8%10
Boys1.4%8
Girls0.3%2
New York Median4.8%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0.2%2
Boys0.3%2
Girls0%0

Location

Garden City High School
170 ROCKAWAY AVE
GARDEN CITY, NY
11530
(516)478-2000

10 out of 10 1

District

GARDEN CITY UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT
GARDEN CITY, NY