George W Hewlett High School

Overview

Student Enrollment
1,043
Best High School in New York
#22
 Rating 10 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District HEWLETT-WOODMERE UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT
Type Public
 Phone (516)792-4100
 Location 60 EVERIT AVE
HEWLETT, NY 11557
Charter School No

George W Hewlett 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 22nd in the best public high schools in New York.

Racial Demographics

The George W Hewlett High School student body is primarily White with a smaller Hispanic population and has medium racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White67.8%707
Black6.6%69
Hispanic13.4%140
Asian Pacific10.5%109
Native American Indian0.3%3
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%0
Two or more races1.4%15

Family Income

vs. other New York high schools
Upper 14.1%

12.2% 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, GEORGE W HEWLETT HIGH SCHOOL students are largely upper income and rank 130th in New York for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman268
Sophomore251
Junior272
Senior245
Total1,043

Completions

Graduation Rate
99% or more*
Rank in New York
13th
Rating
10 out of 10
Subgroup Graduation Rate
All Students99% or more*
New York Median87%
Percentile100%
White95% or more*
Black50% or more*
Hispanic90% or more*
Asian Pacific90% or more*
Native Americansuppressed*
Two or more races50% or more*
Economically Disadvantaged90% or more*
Limited English Proficiencysuppressed*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
98%
Rank in New York
59th
Rating
9 out of 10

Students at George W Hewlett High School scored an average 98% 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 7% 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 Islander80% or more*80% or more*
Black80% or more*80% or more*
Hispanic80% or more*80% or more*
Multiracial--
White95% or more*95% or more*
With Disabilites80% or more*80% or more*
Limited English--

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Participation

Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT
93%
Rank in New York
18th
Rating
10 out of 10

482 out of 517 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (93%). College admission testing participation is significantly above the New York median rate of 42% and in the top 4% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

AP Class Enrollment Rate
36%
AP Pass Rank in New York
242nd
AP Pass Rate Rating
4 out of 10

George W Hewlett High School offers 19 AP courses. 36 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 90% percentile and significantly above the median AP enrollment rate for all New York schools of 18%. George W Hewlett High School had 359 taking AP exams with a 245 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 48% percentile and about equal to the New York state median of 68 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 68% 68%
Students enrolled in an AP class 36% 18%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 6%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 11%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 36%
AP Courses Offered 19

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate9%16%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate10%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate9%

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 Students0.9%9
Boys1.7%9
Girls0%0
New York Median4.8%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students2%21
Boys3.1%17
Girls0.7%4

Location

George W Hewlett High School
60 EVERIT AVE
HEWLETT, NY
11557
(516)792-4100

10 out of 10 1

District

HEWLETT-WOODMERE UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT
WOODMERE, NY