Jamaica High School Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
College Readiness Index
4.9
Math Proficiency
2.5
English Proficiency
2.5
Student/Teacher Ratio
19:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 553 Students
  • 29 Teachers

Jamaica High School
167 01 GOTHIC DR
JAMAICA, NY 11432

Phone: (718) 739-5942

District: New York City Public Schools

Overview

At Jamaica High School, students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Jamaica High School is 16 percent. The student body makeup is 59 percent male and 41 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 99 percent. Jamaica High School is 1 of 405 high schools in the New York City Public Schools.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares with others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded None
National Rank
Unranked

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 553
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 99%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 63%
Full-Time Teachers 29

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).

Proficient in English 65%
Proficient in Math 66%
College Readiness Index 4.9

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Large City
Charter School No
Magnet School Yes
Receives Title I Funding Yes

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 405
Total Students 304,334
Proficient in English (district average) 87%
Proficient in Math (district average) 83%
College Readiness (district average) 21.9

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