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Half Hollow Hills High School West


Overview

Student Enrollment
1,455
Best High School in New York
#18
 Rating 10 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District HALF HOLLOW HILLS CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
Type Public
 Phone (631)592-3200
 Location 375 WOLF HILL RD
DIX HILLS, NY 11746
Charter School No

Half Hollow Hills High School West 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 18th in the best public high schools in New York.

Demographics

Race

The Half Hollow Hills High School West student body is primarily White with a smaller Black population and has medium racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White64.6%940
Black13.9%202
Hispanic6.5%95
Asian Pacific13.1%191
Native American Indian0.2%3
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%0
Two or more races1.6%24

Family Income

vs. other New York high schools
Upper 16.3%

13.8% 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, HALF HOLLOW HILLS HIGH SCHOOL WEST students are largely upper income and rank 151st in New York for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman343
Sophomore344
Junior326
Senior389
Total1,455

Academics

Completions

Graduation Rate
96%

9 out of 10

Rank: 78th in New York

Subgroup Graduation Rate
All Students96%
New York Median87%
Percentile93%
White95% or more*
Black90% or more*
Hispanic80% or more*
Asian Pacific90% or more*
Native American.%
Two or more racessuppressed*
Economically Disadvantaged90% or more*
Limited English Proficiency-

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

State Standardized Test Performance

9 out of 10

Rank: 59th in New York

Students at Half Hollow Hills High School West 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 Indiansuppressed*suppressed*
Asian & Pacific Islander90% or more*90% or more*
Black95% or more*95% or more*
Hispanic80% or more*80% or more*
Multiracialsuppressed*suppressed*
White95% or more*95% or more*
With Disabilites90% or more*80% to 89%*
Limited English--

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Participation

10 out of 10

Rank: 17th in New York

677 out of 715 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (95%). College admission testing participation is significantly above the New York median rate of 27% and in the top 3% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

9 out of 10

Rank: 39th in New York

Half Hollow Hills High School West offers 27 AP courses. 31 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 82% percentile and well above the median AP enrollment rate for all New York schools of 18%. Half Hollow Hills High School West had 410 taking AP exams with a 373 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 92% percentile and significantly above the state median of 68 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 91% 68%
Students enrolled in an AP class 31% 18%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 4%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 11%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 17%
AP Courses Offered 27

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate1%16%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate1%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate0%

Safety and Discipline

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0.1%2
Boys0.2%2
Girls0%0
New York Median0%

Police Arrest Rate

Group Percent Arrests
All Students0.1%2
Boys0.2%2
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 Students3.9%57
Boys5%40
Girls2.6%17
New York Median4.8%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students1.4%20
Boys1.7%14
Girls0.7%6

Location

Half Hollow Hills High School West
375 WOLF HILL RD
DIX HILLS, NY
11746
(631)592-3200

10 out of 10 1

District

HALF HOLLOW HILLS CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
DIX HILLS, NY