Townsend Harris High School



Townsend Harris High School Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Townsend Harris High School Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 250
10 315
11 282
12 269

Townsend Harris High School is a public high school of the New York City Geographic District #25 School District located in Flushing, NY. It has 1,116 students in grades 9th through 12th. Townsend Harris High School is the 240th largest public high school in New York and the 5,157th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 21.8 to 1.

Total Students: 1,116
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21.8:1
Full Time Teachers: 51.21

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Townsend Harris High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 785
(70%)
5,706
(51%)
 Male 331
(30%)
5,535
(49%)

Townsend Harris High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Asian 625
(56%)
3,664
(33%)
 White 257
(23%)
1,203
(11%)
 Hispanic 146
(13%)
4,125
(37%)
 Black 73
(7%)
2,121
(19%)
 Two or More 9
(1%)
40
(0%)
 American Indian 5
(0%)
47
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 1
(0%)
41
(0%)

Townsend Harris High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 546
(49%)
7,637
(68%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 407
(36%)
2,903
(26%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 163
(15%)
701
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Townsend Harris High School is ranked 124th out of 0 ranked schools in New York, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Townsend Harris High School students on free and reduced lunch assistance (51.1%) is slightly higher than the state average of 41.1%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Townsend Harris High School Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 1048
2006 1093
2007 1093
2008 1085
2009 1108
2010 1098
2011 1140
2012 1116

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 20.2
2006 19
2007 19.5
2008 19.6
2009 20.4
2010 21.8
2011 21.3
2012 21.8

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.37595419847328
2006 0.41720036596523
2007 0.39890210430009
2008 0.55483870967742
2009
2010 0.40892531876138
2011 0.45263157894737
2012 0.51075268817204

Compare Townsend Harris High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,281.0% 12.8:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
2,180.0% 21.8:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 41.1%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 51.1%
 

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Public 09 - 12 1,116 21.8:1  
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Data on U.S. Public High Schools & Private High Schools

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