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Valley Stream Central High School


Overview

Student Enrollment
1,031
Best High School in New York
#50
 Rating 9 out of 10
Grades 10th grade to 12th grade
School District VALLEY STREAM CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT
Type Public
 Phone (516)561-4410
 Location 135 FLETCHER AVE
VALLEY STREAM, NY 11580
Charter School No

Valley Stream Central 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 50th in the best public high schools in New York.

Demographics

Race

The Valley Stream Central High School student body is predominantly Black with a sizeable Hispanic population and has very high racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White12.3%127
Black41%423
Hispanic27.8%287
Asian Pacific18.5%191
Native American Indian0.1%1
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%0
Two or more races0.2%2

Family Income

vs. other New York high schools
Upper 32.4%

26.4% 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, VALLEY STREAM CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL students are largely upper-middle income and rank 301st in New York for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Sophomore349
Junior354
Senior328
Total1,031

Academics

Completions

Graduation Rate
94%

7 out of 10

Rank: 181st in New York

Subgroup Graduation Rate
All Students94%
New York Median87%
Percentile79%
White90% or more*
Black95% or more*
Hispanic85% to 89%*
Asian Pacific90% or more*
Native American.%
Two or more races.%
Economically Disadvantaged90% to 94%*
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 Valley Stream Central 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*
Black95% or more*95% or more*
Hispanic95% or more*95% or more*
Multiracial--
White90% or more*90% or more*
With Disabilites80% to 89%*90% or more*
Limited English--

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Participation

9 out of 10

Rank: 82nd in New York

459 out of 682 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (67%). College admission testing participation is significantly above the New York median rate of 27% and in the top 10% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

5 out of 10

Rank: 198th in New York

Valley Stream Central High School offers 19 AP courses. 42 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 96% percentile and significantly above the median AP enrollment rate for all New York schools of 18%. Valley Stream Central High School had 442 taking AP exams with a 314 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 57% percentile and slightly above the state median of 68 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 71% 68%
Students enrolled in an AP class 42% 18%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 10%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 26%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 36%
AP Courses Offered 19

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate4%16%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate4%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate5%

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 Students12%127
Boys14.2%80
Girls9.5%47
New York Median4.8%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students4.5%48
Boys5.2%29
Girls3.4%19

Location

Valley Stream Central High School
135 FLETCHER AVE
VALLEY STREAM, NY
11580
(516)561-4410

10 out of 10 1

District

VALLEY STREAM CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT
VALLEY STREAM, NY