Townsend Harris High School

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This school is rated above average in school quality compared to other schools in the state. Students here perform above average on state tests, have above average college readiness measures, ... More
Academics
10/10
Test scores
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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.


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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
Chemistry
98%
State avg: 76%
Physics
97%
State avg: 79%
Algebra2/Trigonometry
99%
State avg: 54%
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College readiness
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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.


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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
100%
State avg: 79%
AP course participation
91%
State avg: 17%
Percentage of students passing 1 or more AP exams grades 9-12
83%
State avg: 67%
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Equity
Environment
General Information
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Students
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Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander
59%
White
22%
Hispanic
12%
Black
6%
Two or more races
1%
American Indian/Alaska Native
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
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
94%
State avg: 92%
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Neighborhood
149-11 Melbourne Avenue
Queens, NY 11367
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Last modified: September 8, 2017
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