Gateway to Health Science High School

15091 87th Rd, Jamaica, NY 11432 | (718) 739-8080
  • Grades: 7-12
  • Student Enrollment: 640
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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 150-91 87th Rd, Jamaica, NY 11432
  • Principal or Admin: Cynthia Edwards

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 640
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 29.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 22.1
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 224 (35.0%)
  • Females: 416 (65.0%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Gateway to Health Science High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian20.3%
Black29345.8%
Asian22334.8%
Hispanic10716.7%
White152.3%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Gateway to Health Science High School
  Number Percent
7th Grade9514.8%
8th Grade9214.4%
9th Grade12820.0%
10th Grade11317.7%
11th Grade9715.2%
12th Grade11518.0%
Graduate & Dropout Information (2010)
Graduation Rate
School:
95.0%
District:
75.0%
Percent of Graduates Earning a Regents Diploma
School:
99.0%
District:
74.0%
State:
83.0%
Public Assistance (2010)
Estimated Percent of Students From Households That Receive Public Assistance: 61-70%
Attendance & Suspensions (2009)
Attendance Rate
School:
95.0%
State:
93.0%
Percent of Students Suspended
School:
1.0%
District:
5.0%
State:
5.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Less Than 3 Years of Experience
School:
7.0%
District:
6.0%
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
53.0%
District:
52.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
School:
6.0%
District:
11.0%
Turnover Rate For Teachers with Less Than 5 Years of Experience
School:
14.0%
District:
12.0%
Teacher Certification & Qualifications (2010)
Percent of Teachers Out of Certification
School:
7.0%
District:
4.0%
Percent of Classes Taught by Teachers Without Appropriate Certification
School:
5.0%
District:
6.0%
Percent of Core Classes Not Being Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
2.0%
District:
5.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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Test Scores and Performance Information

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The overall school rating shows that Gateway to Health Science High School performed on average much better than most other schools across the state on NYSTP state exams in the following subjects:
  • English Language Arts
  • Math
  • Social Studies

NYSTP - Test Proficiency by Grade and Subject

Grade 7 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201087.4%43.4%50.0%
2009100.0%77.5%80.3%
2008100.0%67.4%70.0%
 
Math Test
201091.6%55.5%62.4%
2009100.0%84.7%87.3%
200897.8%75.1%78.9%
 

Grade 8 - % of students at or above proficiency

SchoolDistrictState
English Language Arts Test
201094.5%43.2%51.0%
200998.9%64.1%68.5%
200895.3%51.9%56.1%
 
Math Test
201085.6%49.7%54.8%
200996.7%74.9%80.2%
200898.8%67.1%69.8%
 
Social Studies Test
201092.0%48.0%69.0%
200991.0%43.0%63.0%
 
Source: NY Department of Education 2009-2010

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