Averill Park High School is an above average, public school located in Averill Park, NY. It has 986 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 14 to 1. According to state test scores, 98% of students are at least proficient in math and 98% in reading.
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Culture & Safety
Health & Safety
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
- of students agree that they feel safe at their school.15 responses
- of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.15 responses
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
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Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Free or Reduced Lunch
- of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.16 responses
- of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.16 responses
- of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.16 responses
- of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.19 responses
- of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.19 responses
- of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.19 responses
Clubs & Activities
Clubs & Activities
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Boys Athletic Participation
Expenses Per Student
- of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.19 responses
- of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.19 responses
- of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.19 responses
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Averill Park High School Reviews
There was an abundance of opportunities for extracurricular activities at Averill Park and all students were encouraged to take part in them. I took advantage of those opportunities whenever I could. Although there were dances, pep-rallies, spirit weeks, and a few interesting classes, which were all extremely fun, the experience at APHS was nothing extraordinary. Each year I advanced, it seemed the number of and conditions of the rules did as well. There were many teachers who gave the utmost effort and attention to their students and their work, but there were also many that assigned homework and projects, graded student's work intensely, but did not teach and left it to the student's research to teach them. I experienced both of these types of teachers.
Averill Park High school did not prepare students for reality, college, or provide any opportunities worth noting. Having attended all four years of high school, the academics continued on a downward spiral where by the time I was a senior in high school, I was only taking 2 classes a day because that's all that was available. There were numerous budget cuts, teachers who were let go, and sports programs that became extinct one after the other. Many of the reams I played for had to fundraise twice a year, just to be able to play. Averill Park's college prep was basically non-existent. The counselors didn't know the students, nor provided real ways on how to even begin the process. Just the simple questions of, "What do you want to do?" "What do you want to study?" etc. Also don't miss the lack of diversity. The halls were very, white...
This school has pretty good academics and teachers. Also there are many electives, AP classes, and creative clubs in all subjects. This schools handles bullying very well too and is taken care of immediately. This school looks appealing on the outside but the history wing is filled with toxic mold that smells. A flood occurred in September 2015 and the school never did any remedial or anything too stupid to even think about the amount of water damage. Now people have health issues in the building because of it and the administration refuses to believe there's mold or do any proper testing.