PROFICIENCY 99% 104% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
48%New York

Ithaca Senior High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "ITHACA CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT" in Ithaca, NY. There are a total of 1,395 students and 99 teachers at Ithaca Senior High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 14 to 1. There are a total of 331 free lunch students and 70 reduced lunch students.

Ithaca Senior High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 98.5%, which is 104% higher than the New York average.


Student/Teacher ratio14:1
Free lunch331
Reduced lunch70


Advanced Placement
AP enrollment365
Taking some courses356
Taking some courses (not tests)19
Passing some courses317
Passing no courses27

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Ithaca Senior High School, there are a total of 365 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 356 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

All>= 99%
High School>= 99%

Proficiency in languages by grade

High School98%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Ithaca Senior High School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictNew YorkNational
Caucasian 66.5% 65.5% 64.4% 51.1%
African American 11.4% 10.0% 13.3% 15.9%
Asian 13.8% 12.7% 4.5% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 4.9% 5.6% 15.2% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.0% 0.3% 0.6% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 3.4% 5.7% 2.0% 3.1%

Ithaca demographics profile

StatisticIthacaNew YorkNational
Population density (sq mi)2,15035991
Median age35.638.237.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)54%52%55%
Speak English74%70%79%
Speak Spanish2%15%13%

Education level achieved in Ithaca

IndexIthacaNew YorkNational
Completed 8th grade97.9%83.5%84.3%
Completed high school97.9%82.1%83.0%
Completed some college93.2%59.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree89.0%43.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors86.6%34.7%30.3%
Completed masters65.7%15.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree43.7%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate33.1%1.5%1.3%
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Source: The Ithaca Senior High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.
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