Townsend Harris High School Overview

2013 Academic Indicators
National Rank
#47
College Readiness Index
87.9
Math Proficiency
4.0
English Proficiency
4.0
Student/Teacher Ratio
22:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 1,098 Students
  • 50 Teachers

Townsend Harris High School
14911 MELBOURNE AVE
FLUSHING, NY 11367

Phone: (718) 575-5580

District: New York City Public Schools

Overview

Townsend Harris High School is ranked 7th within New York. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Townsend Harris High School is 100 percent. The student body makeup is 31 percent male and 69 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 74 percent. Townsend Harris High School is 1 of 404 high schools in the New York City Public Schools.

Rankings / Awards

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

Medal Awarded Gold
National Rank
#47
State Rank
#7
Magnet Rank
#19
STEM Rank
#224

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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 1,098
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 74%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 41%
Full-Time Teachers 50

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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 100%
Proficient in Math 100%
College Readiness Index 87.9

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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 404
Total Students 311,058
Proficient in English (district average) 85%
Proficient in Math (district average) 80%
College Readiness (district average) 29.0

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