George W. Hewlett High School
- HEWLETT, NY
Overall Niche Grade
- Academicsgrade A+
- Diversitygrade A minus
- Teachersgrade A+
- College Prepgrade A+
- Clubs & Activitiesgrade A+
- Health & Safetygrade A
- Administrationgrade A
- Sportsgrade A
- Foodgrade B+
- Resources & Facilitiesgrade A
George W. Hewlett High School is a top rated, public school located in HEWLETT, NY. It has 1,015 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 10 to 1. According to state test scores, 98% of students are at least proficient in math and 98% in reading.
George W. Hewlett High School Rankings
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- Cost of Livinggrade C
- Good for Familiesgrade A+
- Housinggrade C+
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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.
86%of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 21 responses
52%of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 21 responses
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 61 responses
- Cabaret night16%
- Pep rally13%
- Sports night13%
grade A minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Free or Reduced Lunch
91%of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 23 responses
83%of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 23 responses
78%of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 23 responses
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Teachers in First/Second Year
84%of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 37 responses
73%of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 37 responses
78%of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 37 responses
Clubs & Activities
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Expenses Per Student
$34,115 / year
87%of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 39 responses
56%of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 39 responses
87%of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 39 responses
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George W. Hewlett High School Reviews
Rating 4.07 out of 5 199 reviews
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My experience at George W Hewlett High School is basically average. I can have many bad things to say about the school but at the end of the day, there is no other high school I can go to and feel happy the way I feel happy at Hewlett High School. The academic and curriculum that the amazing teachers teach is very advanced and is not offered everywhere. There are so many opportunities for you to get help from teachers, and students around you. Although academically the school is great, there is a lack of diversity in the school. Granted that the school is located in a predominantly white Jewish area, there is still a lack of acceptance of people different color, ethnicity and religion by the STUDENTS. The campus itself is relatively large for a school and the food offered at the school is gross. But I guess that’s how every school’s food is. The idea of letting students leave to go out for lunch is a great idea because it allows students to get some air and interact with people.
I liked the challenge of the classes and the amount of electives offered. I think most of the teachers were great, but the math department could be better. There are some teachers who get frustrated easily and don't seem to like their job very much. Additionally, I think the school could be more inclusive in hiring teachers of color.
Administration cares minimally about the students, and so often our facilities and whatnot are not taken care of. Nonetheless, a wide variety of classes are offered. Some of the classes have highly talented teachers able to teach the material well and connect well with the students - others, not as much, and the school refuses to listen to student complaints about these teachers. Our STEM department is particularly strong, however, especially the science research program.