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Smithtown High School East


Overview

Student Enrollment
1,648
Best High School in New York
#33
 Rating 10 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District SMITHTOWN CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
Type Public
 Phone (631)382-2705
 Location 10 SCHOOL ST
SAINT JAMES, NY 11780
Charter School No

Smithtown High School East 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 33rd in the best public high schools in New York.

Demographics

Race

The Smithtown High School East student body is mostly White with a small Asian Pacific population and has very low racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White89.2%1,470
Black0.8%14
Hispanic4.6%76
Asian Pacific4.7%78
Native American Indian0.2%3
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%0
Two or more races0.4%7

Family Income

vs. other New York high schools
Upper 3.5%

4.5% 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, SMITHTOWN HIGH SCHOOL EAST students are largely wealthy and rank 32nd in New York for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman388
Sophomore417
Junior397
Senior446
Total1,648

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*
Hispanic50% or more*
Asian Pacific50% or more*
Native American-
Two or more races-
Economically Disadvantaged80% or more*
Limited English Proficiency-

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

State Standardized Test Performance

9 out of 10

Rank: 103rd in New York

Students at Smithtown High School East 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 11% 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 Islander80% or more*80% or more*
Blacksuppressed*suppressed*
Hispanic80% or more*80% or more*
Multiracialsuppressed*.%
White98%98%
With Disabilites80% to 89%*80% to 89%*
Limited Englishsuppressed*suppressed*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Participation

9 out of 10

Rank: 68th in New York

595 out of 843 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (71%). College admission testing participation is significantly above the New York median rate of 27% and in the top 8% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

6 out of 10

Rank: 152nd in New York

Smithtown High School East offers 19 AP courses. 33 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 85% percentile and well above the median AP enrollment rate for all New York schools of 18%. Smithtown High School East had 492 taking AP exams with a 381 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 33% 18%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 6%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 12%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 29%
AP Courses Offered 19

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate17%16%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate18%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate16%

Safety and Discipline

Police Referral Rate

Group Percent Referrals
All Students0.1%2
Boys0.2%2
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 Students3.3%57
Boys5.3%45
Girls1.4%12
New York Median4.8%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students0.9%16
Boys1.2%10
Girls0.7%6

Location

Smithtown High School East
10 SCHOOL ST
SAINT JAMES, NY
11780
(631)382-2705

10 out of 10 1

District

SMITHTOWN CENTRAL SCHOOL DISTRICT
SMITHTOWN, NY