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Wellington C Mepham High School


Overview

Student Enrollment
1,282
Best High School in New York
#45
 Rating 10 out of 10
Grades 9 to 12th grade
School District BELLMORE-MERRICK CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT
Type Public
 Phone (516)992-1500
 Location 2401 CAMP AVE
BELLMORE, NY 11710
Charter School No

Wellington C Mepham 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 45th in the best public high schools in New York.

Demographics

Race

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

Race Percent Students
White84.1%1,078
Black3.4%43
Hispanic4.8%61
Asian Pacific7.3%94
Native American Indian0.3%4
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%0
Two or more races0.2%2

Family Income

vs. other New York high schools
Upper 9.3%

8.7% 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, WELLINGTON C MEPHAM HIGH SCHOOL students are largely wealthy and rank 86th in New York for high school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Freshman293
Sophomore304
Junior315
Senior352
Total1,282

Academics

Completions

Graduation Rate
94%

7 out of 10

Rank: 181st in New York

Subgroup Graduation Rate
All Students94%
New York Median87%
Percentile79%
White95% or more*
Black50% or more*
Hispanic70% to 79%*
Asian Pacific80% or more*
Native American-
Two or more racessuppressed*
Economically Disadvantaged80% or more*
Limited English Proficiencyless than 50%*

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

State Standardized Test Performance

10 out of 10

Rank: 30th in New York

Students at Wellington C Mepham 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 Islander80% or more*80% or more*
Black50% or more*50% or more*
Hispanic50% or more*50% or more*
Multiracial--
White95% or more*95% or more*
With Disabilites90% or more*90% or more*
Limited English--

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

College Admission Test Participation

9 out of 10

Rank: 91st in New York

425 out of 667 junior and senior of students took either the ACT or SAT test (64%). College admission testing participation is significantly above the New York median rate of 27% and in the top 11% for participation.

AP Course and Test Performance

7 out of 10

Rank: 137th in New York

Wellington C Mepham High School offers 18 AP courses. 34 percent of grade nine through twelve students are enrolled in at least one AP class. The AP participation rate is in the 87% percentile and well above the median AP enrollment rate for all New York schools of 18%. Wellington C Mepham High School had 386 taking AP exams with a 309 passing at least one exam. The AP pass rate is in the 71% percentile and somewhat above the state median of 68 percent.

School State
AP Test Pass Rate 80% 68%
Students enrolled in an AP class 34% 18%
AP Math Enrollment Rate 5%
AP Science Enrollment Rate 8%
AP Other Enrollment Rate 33%
AP Courses Offered 18

Learning Environment

Absenteeism Rate

School State
Overall Chronic Absenteeism Rate18%16%
Female Chronic Absenteeism Rate20%
Male Chronic Absenteeism Rate17%

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 Students0%0
Boys0%0
Girls0%0
New York Median4.8%

Out-of-School Suspension Rate

Group Percent Suspensions
All Students1.4%19
Boys1.8%13
Girls0.8%6

Location

Wellington C Mepham High School
2401 CAMP AVE
BELLMORE, NY
11710
(516)992-1500

10 out of 10 1

District

BELLMORE-MERRICK CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT
NORTH MERRICK, NY