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Hendrick Hudson High School

Public | 9-12 | 855 students

 
 

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3 stars

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11 reviews of this school


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Posted October 20, 2011

I have been a part of 9 different school districts. This has definitely be one of the higher end, most community-involved I have ever been a part of. Nearly every teacher that I've had the pleasure of associating with has been phenomenal. Sure, statistically speaking, there will always be a teacher or two in a district that a parent becomes unhappy with, but you can't judge a whole district based upon that. I've seen teachers take extra steps beyond the expected roles of a teacher and make a difference in my child's life. The district strives to make the schools better and aims to stay on the cutting edge. They understand how their children are responding to the curriculum by administering their own tests, reviewing the results, and adjusting accordingly.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 20, 2011

Both my children went through this District from k-12. Now graduates of College and Graduate School. I can say they received an excellent education and wonderful experiences. They were fully prepared to perform very well in College, Graduate School and now in the work place. As young adults, they both have jobs and support themselves. I credit this District for much of my children's success.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 20, 2011

Wonderful, caring teachers. Lots of community involvement, particularly in the elementary schools (could be better at BMMS and the high school). Wide variety of classes for all learning types. Will be even better when the bond passes!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 4, 2010

This is one of the worse school districts ever! The teachers are rude! Administration does not care! Terrible!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 5, 2010

Hen Hud is a great school district. Although we have had our issues in the past it is still a great place to learn. I believe that the majority of the teachers care about the best interests of us the students. There are also a wide range of classes offered that can keep you occupied and help to develope your abilities and interests
—Submitted by a student


Posted May 17, 2008

Been involved with the district for 15plus, seem many chances, most for the better. HS the teacher are just there to collect a paycheck at this point. Principal needs to be change again! Many dissatified staff and parents. The school lost its meaning of educated!!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 21, 2005

i am a little upset with some of the events that happened this year. the ap physics trip was cancled which my son was looking foward too all year. from what i know the football team stinks and yet gets a majortiy of the money, while my son on track who went to nationals had to throw on a circle that should have been replaced years ago. in addition, he had to figth with jv and little league softball for time on the field. The band was underfunded while they were asked to play at most high school events.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 30, 2005

Hen Hud gives many opertunities to all their students. Many different classes to choose from in the High School. Overall, a wide varried selection, but it is better for above average students. Hendrick Hudson High School believes in the arts and allows all students to take part in them often having many classes in art, music, and technology. They just renovated the whole basement, devoting it entirely to arts. The sport teams don't have the best record but they try hard. I think Hendrick Hudson is a wonderful school for my family.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 31, 2005

there are a broad range of academic programs that are offered here, all are of well intent. However, many are just introduction programs. Music, art and sports are abundant and parental involvement is probably medium.
—Submitted by a student


Posted January 20, 2005

School is beginning to embrace a more inclusive approach to education. Beside the array of AP classes available, now 9th and 10th grade SPED kids work in a collaborative setting. Alternative Academy launched in 2004-2005. Loss of Principal was a big blow, but Superintendent's are progressive.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted January 15, 2005

The school offers a wide range of academic programs as well as diversified sports activities. The school has recently excelled in volley ball and soccer. It encourages non athletic extra curricular activities as well. I am familiar with its debate team which has excelled for several years and has a national reputation. Academically, Hen Hud is certainly adequate. It's been said the school offers much to its academically superior students and to those of special needs, with the mid range student sometimes getting lost in the shuffle. I have not experienced that personally, however. Like most schools you must sift through the faculty and if possible, pick and choose those most suitable for your child. The school has had a frequent change in principals in recent years and could use some stability in that regard. The school is in themidst of a multi-million dollar building project which is enhancing the facilities.
—Submitted by a parent


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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 64% in 2012.

147 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
80%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 78% in 2012.

137 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
76%

2011

 
 
82%
Earth Science

The state average for Earth Science was 73% in 2012.

183 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
81%
English

The state average for English was 82% in 2012.

217 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
92%

2011

 
 
98%
French

The state average for French was 95% in 2011.

28 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
100%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 75% in 2012.

172 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
92%

2011

 
 
82%
Global History and Geography

The state average for Global History and Geography was 71% in 2012.

200 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
84%
Integrated Algebra

The state average for Integrated Algebra was 72% in 2012.

168 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
79%
Italian

The state average for Italian was 98% in 2011.

44 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
98%
Living Environment

The state average for Living Environment was 78% in 2012.

20 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
65%

2011

 
 
60%
Physics

The state average for Physics was 79% in 2012.

110 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
75%
Spanish

The state average for Spanish was 94% in 2011.

90 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
92%
U.S. History and Government

The state average for U.S. History and Government was 79% in 2012.

218 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
95%

2011

 
 
96%
Scale: % passing

About the tests


In 2011-2012 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 Students79%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General populationn/a

Chemistry

All Students76%
Students with disabilities40%
General population77%

Earth Science

All Students87%
Students with disabilities75%
General population87%

English

All Students92%
Students with disabilities56%
General population99%

Geometry

All Students92%
Students with disabilities80%
General population92%

Global History and Geography

All Students86%
Students with disabilities63%
General population90%

Integrated Algebra

All Students80%
Students with disabilities56%
General population84%

Living Environment

All Students65%
Students with disabilities50%
General population72%

Physics

All Students80%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General populationn/a

U.S. History and Government

All Students95%
Students with disabilities77%
General population99%
Scale: % passing

About the tests


In 2011-2012 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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GreatSchools Ratings for this school are based on 2011-2012 test results. Use the breakdown ratings below to compare types of students at this school. Learn more »


Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 73% 48%
Hispanic 15% 23%
Asian 5% 9%
Black 5% 19%
Two or more races 3% 1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Source: NYSED, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Limited English proficient 1%N/A8%
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 13%N/A43%
Source: NYSED, 2011-2012

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
Fewer than 3 years experience 4%N/A5%
Source: NYSED, 2011-2012

Teacher education levels

  This school District averageState average
Master's degree and above 45%N/A39%
Source: NYSED, 2011-2012

Teacher credentials

  This school District averageState average
Teachers with no valid teaching certificate 0%N/A0%
Source: NYSED, 2011-2012

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2166 Albany Post Rd
Montrose, NY 10548
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