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Massapequa High School


Overview

Student Enrollment
1,825
Best High School in New York
#31
 Rating 10 out of 10
Grades 10th grade to 12th grade
School District MASSAPEQUA UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT
Type Public
 Phone (516)308-5901
 Location 4925 MERRICK RD
MASSAPEQUA, NY 11758
Charter School No

Massapequa 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 31st in the best public high schools in New York.

Demographics

Race

The Massapequa High School student body is almost exclusively White with a small Hispanic population and has extremely low racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White94.9%1,732
Black0.2%3
Hispanic3.3%61
Asian Pacific1.5%28
Native American Indian0%0
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%0
Two or more races0.1%1

Family Income

vs. other New York high schools
Upper 4.7%

5.3% 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, MASSAPEQUA HIGH SCHOOL students are largely wealthy and rank 43rd in New York for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Sophomore608
Junior591
Senior608
Total1,825

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%
White99% or more*
Blacksuppressed*
Hispanic80% or more*
Asian Pacific50% or more*
Native Americansuppressed*
Two or more races.%
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 Massapequa 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
Girls99% or more*99% or more*
Boys98%97%

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian--
Asian & Pacific Islander50% or more*50% or more*
Black--
Hispanic80% or more*80% or more*
Multiracialsuppressed*suppressed*
White98%98%
With Disabilites85% to 89%*80% to 84%*
Limited English.%.%

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Participation

7 out of 10

Rank: 229th in New York

567 out of 1,199 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (47%). College admission testing participation is well above the New York median rate of 27% and in the top 26% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

6 out of 10

Rank: 153rd in New York

Massapequa High School offers 22 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 89% percentile and well above the median AP enrollment rate for all New York schools of 18%. Massapequa High School had 637 taking AP exams with a 492 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 67% percentile and somewhat above the state median of 68 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 77% 68%
Students enrolled in an AP class 36% 18%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 13%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 14%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 29%
AP Courses Offered 22

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate27%16%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate27%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate27%

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 Students3.7%69
Boys5.7%54
Girls1.6%15
New York Median4.8%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0.1%2
Boys0.2%2
Girls0%0

Location

Massapequa High School
4925 MERRICK RD
MASSAPEQUA, NY
11758
(516)308-5901

10 out of 10 1

District

MASSAPEQUA UNION FREE SCHOOL DISTRICT
MASSAPEQUA, NY