PROFICIENCY 94% 94% higher than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
42%New York
48%New York

George Washington Carver High School For The Sciences is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "NEW YORK CITY GEOGRAPHIC DISTRICT #29" in New York, NY. There are a total of 512 students and 26 teachers at George Washington Carver High School For The Sciences, for a student to teacher ratio of 21 to 1. There are a total of 325 free lunch students and 48 reduced lunch students.

George Washington Carver High School For The Sciences has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 93.5%, which is 94% higher than the New York average.


Student/Teacher ratio21:1
Free lunch325
Reduced lunch48


Advanced Placement
AP enrollmentn/a
Taking some coursesn/a
Taking some courses (not tests)n/a
Passing some coursesn/a
Passing no coursesn/a

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 George Washington Carver High School For The Sciences, there are a total of n/a students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with n/a taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

High School90-94%

Proficiency in languages by grade

All>= 95%
High School>= 95%

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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George Washington Carver High School For The Sciences race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictNew YorkNational
Caucasian n/a n/a 64.4% 51.1%
African American n/a n/a 13.3% 15.9%
Asian n/a n/a 4.5% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino n/a n/a 15.2% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan n/a n/a 0.6% 1.2%
Hawaiian n/a n/a 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial n/a n/a 2.0% 3.1%

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New York demographics profile

StatisticNew YorkNew YorkNational
Population density (sq mi)28,17335991
Median age35.938.237.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)46%52%55%
Speak English51%70%79%
Speak Spanish24%15%13%

Education level achieved in New York

IndexNew YorkNew YorkNational
Completed 8th grade79.1%83.5%84.3%
Completed high school77.1%82.1%83.0%
Completed some college56.8%59.5%59.4%
Completed associate degree42.6%43.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors36.2%34.7%30.3%
Completed masters14.9%15.1%11.5%
Completed professional degree4.5%4.2%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.5%1.5%1.3%
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Source: The George Washington Carver High School For The Sciences data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.