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Townsend Harris High School
This school is rated above average in school quality compared to other schools in New York. Students here perform above average on state tests, ... More have above average college readiness measures, take more advanced courses per student than the state average, and this school has above average results in how well it’s serving disadvantaged students.
Academics
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Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

Good news!

Test scores at this school are far above the state average, suggesting that most students at this school are performing at or above grade level.


Parent tips

Even high-performing schools can have disparities between student groups. To understand how well this school... More 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
Physics
98%
State avg: 82%
Global History and Geography
100%
State avg: 69%
Chemistry
99%
State avg: 74%
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Equity
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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.

Good news!

Disadvantaged students at this school are performing far better than other students in the state, and this school is successfully closing the achievement gap.


Parent tip:

Schools that close the gap between different student groups are doing something right! Explore the Race/ethnicity and Low-income sections below to learn more.... More Start a conversation with a teacher or a fellow parent about how this school is helping all its students succeed – and how can you help.

Environment
Students
Studies show that diversity in school leads to long-term benefits for students. Discover why!
Asian
58%
White
22%
Hispanic
12%
Black
6%
American Indian/Alaska Native
1%
Two or more races
1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
22 :1
State avg: 13 :1
Students per counselor
320 :1
State avg: 385 :1
Percentage of teachers with 3 or more years experience
94%
State avg: 92%
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138 Reviews
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3 1
2 0
1 7
Neighborhood
149-11 Melbourne Avenue
Queens, NY 11367
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Last modified: November 15, 2018
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