A+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    A+
  2. Diversity
    B
  3. Teachers
    A+
  4. College Prep
    A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    A
  6. Health & Safety
    A
  7. Administration
    A+
  8. Sports
    B+
  9. Food
    B+
  10. Resources & Facilities
    A
Jericho Senior High School is an elite, public school located in Jericho, NY. It has 1,103 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 10 to 1. According to state test scores, 99% of students are at least proficient in math and 99% in reading.
Address
99 Cedar Swamp Rd
Jericho, NY 11753
Telephone
(516) 203-3610

Jericho Senior High School Rankings

Niche ranks nearly 100,000 schools and districts based on statistics and millions of opinions from students and parents.

Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
99%
Percent Proficient - Math
99%
Average Graduation Rate
99%
Average SAT
1380
232 responses
Average ACT
30
133 responses
AP Enrollment
58%
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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
100%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.11 responses
Poll
55%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.11 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 14 responses
Report
  • Battle of the Classes
    36%
  • Sports Events
    36%
  • Crazy hat day, pajama day, homecoming parade, prom
    21%
  • Homecoming
    7%
  • Pep rallies
    0%
  • Spirit Week
    0%

Students

Diversity
B
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
1,103
Free or Reduced Lunch
6%
100%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.13 responses
31%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.13 responses
54%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.13 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
10:1
National
16:1
Average Teacher Salary
Teachers in First/Second Year
9.3%
69%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.16 responses
63%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.16 responses
81%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.16 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
A
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
High
Boys Athletic Participation
Average
Expenses Per Student
$34,828/ year
National
$12,239
95%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.19 responses
68%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.19 responses
95%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.19 responses
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Jericho Senior High School Reviews

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Competitive, with both good and bad. Hierarchical, and rather neurotic and cliquey even for a high school, with blatant ethnic divides in the student body. Many students either have professional parents or chase pre-professional aspirations, thus perpetuating achievement-oriented behavior as well as superficiality. This is not a place conducive to emotional growth or psychological wellbeing. Still, I appreciated many teachers and staff here, who do not need naming to show dedication for the kids.
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Jericho is very competitive, which stresses students out, but it pushes students at the same time. Teachers vary from very influential to really uninformative. Almost all of the students go on to pursue a college career after high school!
The experience at Jericho is mostly shaped by who you are and what social group you choose to belong to. For the academically-inclined (mostly Asian), taking all the AP's possible, getting 4.0 GPA's, and winning science research awards are the main goals. For everybody else, keeping up with these kids while maintaining a social life is the objective. There is a lot of fear of peer competition and college affirmative action, so the former group is a formidable academic powerhouse that only gets stronger every year, which causes a lot of stress among students but improves Jericho's state and national rankings.