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Great Neck South High School


Overview

Student Enrollment
1,218
Best High School in New York
#5
 Rating 10 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District GREAT NECK UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT
Type Public
 Phone (516)441-4800
 Location 341 LAKEVILLE RD
GREAT NECK, NY 11020
Charter School No

Great Neck South 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 5th in the best public high schools in New York.

Demographics

Race

The Great Neck South High School student body is predominantly Asian Pacific with a significant White population and has very high racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White38.8%472
Black2.3%28
Hispanic8.6%105
Asian Pacific49.8%607
Native American Indian0%0
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%0
Two or more races0.5%6

Family Income

vs. other New York high schools
Upper 7%

7.2% 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, GREAT NECK SOUTH HIGH SCHOOL students are largely wealthy and rank 64th in New York for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman303
Sophomore296
Junior318
Senior301
Total1,218

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*
Black50% or more*
Hispanic80% or more*
Asian Pacific95% or more*
Native American.%
Two or more races.%
Economically Disadvantaged90% or more*
Limited English Proficiencysuppressed*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

State Standardized Test Performance

10 out of 10

Rank: 30th in New York

Students at Great Neck South 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 Islander95% or more*95% or more*
Black50% or more*50% or more*
Hispanic80% or more*80% or more*
Multiracial--
White95% or more*95% or more*
With Disabilites90% or more*90% or more*
Limited English50% or more*50% or more*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Participation

10 out of 10

Rank: 41st in New York

495 out of 619 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (80%). College admission testing participation is significantly above the New York median rate of 27% and in the top 5% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

7 out of 10

Rank: 95th in New York

Great Neck South High School offers 31 AP courses. 46 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 97% percentile and significantly above the median AP enrollment rate for all New York schools of 18%. Great Neck South High School had 559 taking AP exams with a 471 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 80% percentile and well above the state median of 68 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 84% 68%
Students enrolled in an AP class 46% 18%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 17%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 6%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 29%
AP Courses Offered 31

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate11%16%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate11%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate10%

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 Students0.2%2
Boys0.3%2
Girls0%0
New York Median4.8%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0.8%10
Boys1%6
Girls0.6%4

Location

Great Neck South High School
341 LAKEVILLE RD
GREAT NECK, NY
11020
(516)441-4800

10 out of 10 1

District

GREAT NECK UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT
GREAT NECK, NY