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
9 297
10 292
11 262
12 281

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 1,132 students in grades 9th through 12th. Townsend Harris High School is the 221st largest public high school in New York and the 5,181st largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 21.3 to 1.

Total Students: 1,132
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 21.3:1
Full Time Teachers: 53.2
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 5,181st out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in New York: 221st out of 1,454
Student/Teacher Rank in New York: 1,364th out of 1,411
Full Time Teacher Rank in New York: 454th out of 1,411

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Townsend Harris High School Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 779
(69%)
5,518
(51%)
 Male 353
(31%)
5,290
(49%)

Townsend Harris High School Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Asian 662
(59%)
3,581
(33%)
 White 246
(22%)
1,149
(11%)
 Hispanic 138
(12%)
4,156
(38%)
 Black 65
(6%)
1,734
(16%)
 American Indian 11
(1%)
77
(1%)
 Two or More 10
(1%)
111
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Townsend Harris High School Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Not Eligible 511
(45%)
3,353
(31%)
 Free Lunch Eligible 437
(39%)
6,441
(60%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 184
(16%)
1,014
(9%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Townsend Harris High School is ranked 131st out of 1,339 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 (54.9%) is slightly higher than the state average of 48.3%. 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
2013 1151
2014 1133
2015 1132

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
2013 23.3
2014 21.5
2015 21.3

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
2013 0.50825369244136
2014 0.53574580759047
2015 0.54858657243816

Compare Townsend Harris High School to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,296.7% 13.0:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
2,130.0% 21.3:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 48.3%
 
This School 54.9%
 

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