A+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    A+
  2. Diversity
    A
  3. Teachers
    A-
  4. College Prep
    A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    B-
  6. Health & Safety
    A+
  7. Administration
    B+
  8. Sports
    C+
  9. Food
    C-
  10. Resources & Facilities
    C-
Address
100 Amsterdam Ave
New York, NY 10023
Telephone
(212) 496-0700

Fiorello H. Laguardia High School Of Music & Art & Performing Arts Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
99%
Percent Proficient - Math
99%
Average Graduation Rate
99%
Average SAT
1250
597 responses
Average ACT
29
152 responses
AP Enrollment
42%
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Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
A+
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
83%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.100 responses
Poll
81%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.100 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 451 responses
Report
  • The productions, galleries, operas, concerts, etc.
    15%
  • Day before Christmas break-choirs sing in the hall
    14%
  • Day before christmas and halloween
    14%
  • Christmas band
    12%
  • Production previews
    11%
  • Semi-annual
    11%
  • Musical
    10%

Students

Diversity
A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
2,640
Free or Reduced Lunch
31%
82%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.105 responses
93%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.105 responses
44%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.105 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
20:1
National
16:1
Average Teacher Salary
Teachers in First/Second Year
4.2%
58%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.136 responses
65%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.136 responses
64%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.136 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
B-
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
National
$12,239
89%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.140 responses
39%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.140 responses
65%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.140 responses
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My experience with my past and current teachers has been great! My AP composition teacher from my junior year was very inspiring and opened my eyes and educated me in a lot of topics I didn't usually pay attention to or was aware of in the past. Although he was an english teacher, he taught us about climate and change. We watched several documentaries and read books on how animal agriculture is the one of the biggest problems we face when dealing with climate change and the negative effects that meat consumption has not only on the environment but on our own health perspectives. I also became more interested in politics and learning more about environmental studies which has lead to my decision of taking an AP course in it this year.
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Being that LaGuardia is both an arts school and an academic school, there is such a variety of classes to choose from. That's definitely what I love about it. I love that fact that the kids here are so uniques and so passionate about their art. There's so many different AP classes where the student can challenge themselves and there's also many rigorous art classss. For example, I'm in senior chorus, one of the hardest chorus' to get into in my school. However, I'm not sure if I would do it over again, because although Inhad many great experiences here and made many great friends, I'm ready for college!
range of different classes allows you to find your future interest! Academics are fairly rigorous and certain studio classes are enjoyable! The students are extremely open, and you do not need to feel scared of fitting in! Many of the teachers have their own stories to tell, and many know what they are doing; however, the facility is somewhat clean, as many of the students do not know what a trash can is and dump their garbage on the floor.