Plainview-old Bethpage/jfk High School

Overview

Student Enrollment
1,554
Best High School in New York
#17
 Rating 10 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District PLAINVIEW-OLD BETHPAGE CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
Type Public
 Phone (516)434-3125
 Location 50 KENNEDY DR
PLAINVIEW, NY 11803
Charter School No

Plainview-old Bethpage/jfk 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 17th in the best public high schools in New York.

Racial Demographics

The Plainview-old Bethpage/jfk High School student body is mostly White with a smaller Asian Pacific population and has very low racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White80.8%1,255
Black0.3%4
Hispanic3.8%59
Asian Pacific14.7%229
Native American Indian0%0
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%0
Two or more races0.5%7

Family Income

vs. other New York high schools
Upper 4.1%

4.9% 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, PLAINVIEW-OLD BETHPAGE/JFK HIGH SCHOOL students are largely wealthy and rank 37th in New York for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman434
Sophomore344
Junior387
Senior372
Total1,554

Completions

Graduation Rate
99% or more*
Rank in New York
13th
Rating
10 out of 10
Subgroup Graduation Rate
All Students99% or more*
New York Median87%
Percentile100%
White95% or more*
Blacksuppressed*
Hispanic50% or more*
Asian Pacific90% or more*
Native American.%
Two or more racessuppressed*
Economically Disadvantaged80% or more*
Limited English Proficiencysuppressed*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
98%
Rank in New York
59th
Rating
9 out of 10

Students at Plainview-old Bethpage/jfk 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 Islander90% or more*90% or more*
Blacksuppressed*suppressed*
Hispanic50% or more*50% or more*
Multiracialsuppressed*suppressed*
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

Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT
97%
Rank in New York
15th
Rating
10 out of 10

739 out of 759 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (97%). College admission testing participation is significantly above the New York median rate of 42% and in the top 4% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

AP Class Enrollment Rate
28%
AP Pass Rank in New York
109th
AP Pass Rate Rating
7 out of 10

Plainview-old Bethpage/jfk High School offers 22 AP courses. 28 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 76% percentile and well above the median AP enrollment rate for all New York schools of 18%. Plainview-old Bethpage/jfk High School had 415 taking AP exams with a 338 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 77% percentile and well above the New York state median of 68 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 81% 68%
Students enrolled in an AP class 28% 18%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 6%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 15%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 27%
AP Courses Offered 22

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate7%16%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate8%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate6%

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%19
Boys2.2%17
Girls0.3%2
New York Median4.8%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0.7%11
Boys0.9%7
Girls0.5%4

Location

Plainview-old Bethpage/jfk High School
50 KENNEDY DR
PLAINVIEW, NY
11803
(516)434-3125

10 out of 10 1

District

PLAINVIEW-OLD BETHPAGE CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
PLAINVIEW, NY