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North Shore Senior High School

Public | 9-12 | 894 students

 
 

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4 stars

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Posted February 5, 2014

The school needs to stop saying that this the model. It's time to change the model to help those kids that are in the middle of the model. For example they have a program for kids who need pre-teaching and post-teaching (Skills). Then they have the Resource Room. But they refuse to make a model where the kids can get Skills in just the areas they are having trouble in and not the others. You can have Resource Room but can't receive Skills for the areas the you need specialized help in.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 30, 2011

North Shore HS is a fantastic school. It has great teachers and great principal leadership. have two children who graduated from the district. They both received scholarships and they are currently attending one of the best colleges in the country. I highly recommend the school and the entire district.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 2, 2011

I am an alum and i had horrible experiences. I was often the victim of pure bigotry from students, teachers and even parents. In one case i was accused of ethnically harassing a student but they easily looked over her harassment of me. In another case a student made a blatantly false complaint about me that was only proven false by the fact that i gave the school and the local police my Metrocard to i had used when this supposedly occurred and i showed i was in Manhattan while the incident supposedly occurred in school grounds (albeit during a non-school day but a a school sanctioned event). Thankfully that saved me. Others even tried to get my community service amount reduced since i was not doing the volunteering they preferred


Posted July 22, 2009

This school is great because of the academics and the quality of learning. North Shore has one of the best academic rankings in New York for public schools.
—Submitted by a student


Posted February 4, 2009

I have 3 children and they all are in the schools currently or have graduated from the district. The elementary schools have vey small classes, usually less than 20 kids to a class. The middle school and High School offer lots of academic and athletic opportunities. The music program is one of the best on Long Island. Graduates from the High School go to many of the best Universities in the country. The parents in the district are very involved. The treachers and administration are very approachable. We moved here primarily for the school district. We heard it gave kids a chance at a top notch education without the pressure cooker atmosphere of some of the nearby school districts and that turned out to be very true.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 29, 2008

North Shore High School offers a great experience to all. Its competitive nature sends student to some of the best universities in the country year in and year out. The facilities are great, and the teachers as well as the parents are very 'hands on.'
—Submitted by a parent


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The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Algebra II/Trigonometry

The state average for Algebra II/Trigonometry was 66% in 2013.

212 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
71%

2011

 
 
57%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 76% in 2013.

222 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
84%

2011

 
 
89%
Earth Science

The state average for Earth Science was 72% in 2013.

214 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
88%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
86%
English

The state average for English was 77% in 2013.

221 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
99%

2012

 
 
100%

2011

 
 
99%
French

The state average for French was 95% in 2011.

34 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
100%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 74% in 2013.

220 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
95%

2012

 
 
95%

2011

 
 
86%
Global History and Geography

The state average for Global History and Geography was 71% in 2013.

233 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
96%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
91%
Integrated Algebra

The state average for Integrated Algebra was 73% in 2013.

21 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
72%

2012

 
 
62%

2011

 
 
67%
Italian

The state average for Italian was 98% in 2011.

64 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
95%
Living Environment

The state average for Living Environment was 77% in 2013.

16 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
94%

2012

 
 
100%

2011

 
 
100%
Physics

The state average for Physics was 81% in 2013.

121 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
80%

2012

 
 
90%

2011

 
 
63%
Spanish

The state average for Spanish was 94% in 2011.

79 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
98%
U.S. History and Government

The state average for U.S. History and Government was 80% in 2013.

220 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
95%

2012

 
 
96%

2011

 
 
96%
Scale: % passing

About the tests


In 2012-2013 New York used the New York State Regents Examinations to test high school students in English, math, global history and geography, US history and government, living environment, chemistry, Earth science and physics. Students must take at least five Regents Exams in order to graduate. Scores of 65 and above are passing; scores of 55 and above earn credit toward a local diploma (with the approval of the local board of education). The goal is for all students to pass the tests.

Source: New York State Education Department

Algebra II/Trigonometry

All Students82%
Female83%
Male81%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islander70%
Hispanic60%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White84%
Economically disadvantaged54%
Not economically disadvantaged84%
Students with disabilities41%
General population85%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant82%

Chemistry

All Students82%
Female80%
Male85%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic54%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White84%
Economically disadvantaged40%
Not economically disadvantaged85%
Students with disabilities45%
General population86%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant82%

Earth Science

All Students88%
Female86%
Male91%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic57%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White90%
Economically disadvantaged64%
Not economically disadvantaged90%
Students with disabilities49%
General population95%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant88%

English

All Students99%
Female99%
Male98%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islander100%
Hispanic100%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White99%
Economically disadvantaged100%
Not economically disadvantaged99%
Students with disabilities91%
General population99%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant99%

Geometry

All Students95%
Female96%
Male94%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islander90%
Hispanic71%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White97%
Economically disadvantaged94%
Not economically disadvantaged95%
Students with disabilities85%
General population96%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English96%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant95%

Global History and Geography

All Students96%
Female96%
Male96%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic101%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White96%
Economically disadvantaged95%
Not economically disadvantaged97%
Students with disabilities80%
General population99%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant96%

Integrated Algebra

All Students72%
Femalen/a
Male69%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White77%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged77%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General population83%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English69%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant72%

Living Environment

All Students94%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General population100%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English90%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant94%

Physics

All Students80%
Female73%
Male89%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White83%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged81%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General population79%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English80%
Non-migrant80%

U.S. History and Government

All Students95%
Female96%
Male93%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islander100%
Hispanic88%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White95%
Economically disadvantaged88%
Not economically disadvantaged96%
Students with disabilities75%
General population97%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant95%
Scale: % passing

About the tests


In 2012-2013 New York used the New York State Regents Examinations to test high school students in English, math, global history and geography, US history and government, living environment, chemistry, Earth science and physics. Students must take at least five Regents Exams in order to graduate. Scores of 65 and above are passing; scores of 55 and above earn credit toward a local diploma (with the approval of the local board of education). The goal is for all students to pass the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the New York Department of Education. If there are fewer than 5 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: New York State Education Department

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 2 87% 48%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 2 6% 9%
Hispanic 1 6% 23%
Black 2 1% 19%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1 0% 1%
Two or more races 2 0% 1%
Source: NYSED, 2011-2012
Source: 2 NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Limited English proficient 1%N/A8%
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 7%N/A43%
Source: NYSED, 2011-2012

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
Fewer than 3 years experience 8%N/A5%
Source: NYSED, 2011-2012

Teacher education levels

  This school District averageState average
Master's degree and above 50%N/A39%
Source: NYSED, 2011-2012

Teacher credentials

  This school District averageState average
Teachers with no valid teaching certificate 1%N/A0%
Source: NYSED, 2011-2012

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Glen Head, NY 11545
Phone: (516) 277-7001

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