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Herricks High School


Overview

Student Enrollment
1,373
Best High School in New York
#30
 Rating 10 out of 10
Grades 9th grade to 12th grade
School District HERRICKS UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT
Type Public
 Phone (516)305-8700
 Location 100 SHELTER ROCK RD
NEW HYDE PARK, NY 11040
Charter School No

Herricks 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 30th in the best public high schools in New York.

Demographics

Race

The Herricks High School student body is mainly Asian Pacific with a significant White population and has high racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White39%536
Black0.5%7
Hispanic6.7%92
Asian Pacific53.7%737
Native American Indian0%0
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%0
Two or more races0.1%1

Family Income

vs. other New York high schools
Upper 3.4%

4.4% 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, HERRICKS HIGH SCHOOL students are largely wealthy and rank 31st in New York for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
8th Grade2
Freshman357
Sophomore315
Junior349
Senior341
Total1,373

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*
Hispanic50% or more*
Asian Pacific95% or more*
Native American.%
Two or more races.%
Economically Disadvantaged80% or more*
Limited English Proficiencysuppressed*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

State Standardized Test Performance

9 out of 10

Rank: 59th in New York

Students at Herricks 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 Islander95% or more*95% or more*
Blacksuppressed*suppressed*
Hispanic80% or more*80% or more*
Multiracial--
White95% or more*95% or more*
With Disabilites90% or more*80% to 89%*
Limited Englishsuppressed*suppressed*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Participation

10 out of 10

Rank: 16th in New York

663 out of 690 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (96%). 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

4 out of 10

Rank: 264th in New York

Herricks High School offers 27 AP courses. 66 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 100% percentile and significantly above the median AP enrollment rate for all New York schools of 18%. Herricks High School had 903 taking AP exams with a 583 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 43% percentile and slightly below the state median of 68 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 65% 68%
Students enrolled in an AP class 66% 18%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 11%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 13%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 46%
AP Courses Offered 27

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate8%16%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate10%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate7%

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 Students1.3%17
Boys2.2%15
Girls0.3%2
New York Median4.8%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students1.3%17
Boys2.2%15
Girls0.3%2

Location

Herricks High School
100 SHELTER ROCK RD
NEW HYDE PARK, NY
11040
(516)305-8700

10 out of 10 1

District

HERRICKS UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT
NEW HYDE PARK, NY