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Jericho Senior High School


Overview

Student Enrollment
1,123
Best High School in New York
#7
 Rating 10 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District JERICHO UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT
Type Public
 Phone (516)203-3610
 Location 99 CEDAR SWAMP RD
JERICHO, NY 11753
Charter School No

Jericho Senior 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 7th in the best public high schools in New York.

Demographics

Race

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

Race Percent Students
White50.9%572
Black1.9%21
Hispanic1.9%21
Asian Pacific45.2%508
Native American Indian0%0
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%0
Two or more races0.1%1

Family Income

vs. other New York high schools
Upper 2%

2.2% 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, JERICHO SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL students are largely wealthy and rank 18th in New York for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman291
Sophomore259
Junior281
Senior289
Total1,123

Academics

Completions

Graduation Rate
99% or more*

10 out of 10

Rank: 13th in New York

Subgroup Graduation Rate
All Students99% or more*
New York Median87%
Percentile100%
White95% or more*
Black50% or more*
Hispanic50% or more*
Asian Pacific95% or more*
Native American.%
Two or more races.%
Economically Disadvantaged50% 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 Jericho Senior 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*
Blacksuppressed*suppressed*
Hispanicsuppressed*suppressed*
Multiracial--
White95% or more*95% or more*
With Disabilites80% or more*80% or more*
Limited English50% or more*suppressed*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Participation

10 out of 10

Rank: 28th in New York

496 out of 570 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (87%). College admission testing participation is significantly above the New York median rate of 27% and in the top 4% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

6 out of 10

Rank: 183rd in New York

Jericho Senior High School offers 22 AP courses. 60 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 99% percentile and significantly above the median AP enrollment rate for all New York schools of 18%. Jericho Senior High School had 679 taking AP exams with a 498 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 61% percentile and slightly above the state median of 68 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 73% 68%
Students enrolled in an AP class 60% 18%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 23%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 29%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 55%
AP Courses Offered 22

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

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

Safety and Discipline

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0.5%6
Boys1%6
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 Students0.3%4
Boys0.3%2
Girls0.4%2
New York Median4.8%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students1.1%13
Boys1.8%11
Girls0.3%2

Location

Jericho Senior High School
99 CEDAR SWAMP RD
JERICHO, NY
11753
(516)203-3610

10 out of 10 1

District

JERICHO UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT
JERICHO, NY