Walt Whitman High School Overview

2013 Academic Indicators
National Rank
#750
College Readiness Index
38.3
Math Proficiency
3.3
English Proficiency
3.5
Student/Teacher Ratio
13:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 1,823 Students
  • 145 Teachers

Walt Whitman High School
301 WEST HILLS RD
HUNTINGTON STATION, NY 11746

Phone: (631) 812-3800

District: South Huntington Union Free School District

Overview

Walt Whitman High School is ranked 85th within New York. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Walt Whitman High School is 44 percent. The student body makeup is 53 percent male and 47 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 43 percent. Walt Whitman High School is the only high school in the South Huntington Union Free School District.

Rankings / Awards

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

Medal Awarded Silver
National Rank
#750
State Rank
#85

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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 1,823
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 43%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 35%
Full-Time Teachers 145

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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 98%
Proficient in Math 96%
College Readiness Index 38.3

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Large Suburb
Charter School No
Magnet School No
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 1
Total Students 1,823
Proficient in English (district average) 98%
Proficient in Math (district average) 96%
College Readiness (district average) 38.3

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