This school is rated above average in school quality compared to other schools in the state. Students here perform above average on state tests, ... More
Academics
8/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

A promising sign:

Test scores at this school are above the state average. Because test scores in some states are so low, some students at this school may still not be performing at grade level


Parent tips

Even high-performing schools can have disparities between student groups. To understand how well this school serves all its students, review the information below in the Equity section. Understand what on-track learning looks like for your child and how you can help at home.


Subject
% Proficient
NY State Common Core Regents Exam
English
78%
State avg: 66%
Geometry
45%
State avg: 22%
Algebra I
45%
State avg: 31%
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9/10
College readiness
Learn more about how to help your child graduate ready for college. See how.

Good news!

This school is far above the state average in key measures of college and career readiness.

Even at schools with strong college and career readiness, there may be students who are not getting the opportunities they need to succeed.


Parent tip

Ask the school what it’s doing to help all students succeed in advanced classes and prepare for college entrance tests.


4-year high school graduation rate
91%
State avg: 79%
AP course participation
26%
State avg: 17%
Percentage of students passing 1 or more AP exams grades 9-12
92%
State avg: 67%
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Equity
4/10
Equity overview
Is this school offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful schools are working to close the achievement gap.

A worrisome sign:

Disadvantaged students at this school may be falling behind other students in the state, and this school may have significant achievement gaps.


Parent tip:

Look at the Race/ethnicity and Low-income sections below to see how different student groups are doing at this school. Are there big gaps? Start a conversation with a teacher or a fellow parent about how to interpret this information. What's the school doing to help all students succeed? How can you help?

Environment
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Students
Studies show that diversity in school leads to long-term benefits for students. Discover why!
White
66%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander
14%
Black
10%
Hispanic
5%
Two or more races
5%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
12 :1
State avg: 13 :1
Students per counselor
271 :1
State avg: 385 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
88%
State avg: 92%
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Neighborhood
1401 North Cayuga Street
Ithaca, NY 14850
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Last modified: May 3, 2017
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