Shaker High School

Overview

Student Enrollment
1,965
Best High School in New York
#72
 Rating 9 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District NORTH COLONIE CSD
Type Public
 Phone (518)785-5511
 Location 445 WATERVLIET-SHAKER RD
LATHAM, NY 12110
Charter School No

Shaker 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 average AP course participation. It is ranked 72nd in the best public high schools in New York.

Racial Demographics

The Shaker High School student body is mostly White with a smaller Asian Pacific population and has low racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White75.3%1,480
Black6.9%136
Hispanic3.5%68
Asian Pacific12.3%242
Native American Indian0.1%1
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%0
Two or more races1.9%38

Family Income

vs. other New York high schools
Upper 11.8%

10.8% 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, SHAKER HIGH SCHOOL students are largely upper income and rank 109th in New York for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman515
Sophomore439
Junior500
Senior483
Total1,965

Completions

Graduation Rate
94%
Rank in New York
181st
Rating
7 out of 10
Subgroup Graduation Rate
All Students94%
New York Median87%
Percentile79%
White95%
Black80% or more*
Hispanic60% to 79%*
Asian Pacific90% or more*
Native Americansuppressed*
Two or more racessuppressed*
Economically Disadvantaged75% to 79%*
Limited English Proficiency50% or more*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
99%
Rank in New York
30th
Rating
10 out of 10

Students at Shaker 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 Islander90% or more*90% or more*
Black90% or more*90% or more*
Hispanic50% or more*50% or more*
Multiracial50% or more*50% or more*
White99% or more*99% or more*
With Disabilites90% or more*90% or more*
Limited Englishsuppressed*suppressed*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Participation

Upperclassmen taking ACT or SAT
59%
Rank in New York
116th
Rating
7 out of 10

577 out of 983 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (59%). College admission testing participation is well above the New York median rate of 42% and in the top 22% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

AP Class Enrollment Rate
17%
AP Pass Rank in New York
40th
AP Pass Rate Rating
9 out of 10

Shaker High School offers 17 AP courses. 17 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 45% percentile and slightly below the median AP enrollment rate for all New York schools of 18%. Shaker High School had 283 taking AP exams with a 260 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 92% percentile and significantly above the New York state median of 68 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 92% 68%
Students enrolled in an AP class 17% 18%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 8%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 6%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 15%
AP Courses Offered 17

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate15%16%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate16%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate14%

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0.3%6
Boys0.4%4
Girls0.2%2
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 Students0.2%4
Boys0.4%4
Girls0%0
New York Median4.8%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students2.1%41
Boys3.2%32
Girls0.9%9

Location

Shaker High School
445 WATERVLIET-SHAKER RD
LATHAM, NY
12110
(518)785-5511

10 out of 10 1

District

NORTH COLONIE CSD
LATHAM, NY