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Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art & Performing Arts is a public school in New York City, NY. It has 2,545 students in grades 9-12. Students score above average on state standardized tests. There have been 485 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

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On Extracurriculars: There are so many in-school activities and other rehearsals that after school activities Re less of an issue.

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On Sports & Fitness: There are a lot of sports available and yoga is now available.

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On Teachers: Because a lot of the teachers are 10 year they can't be fired even though they aren't good at teaching or the modern ideas of teaching.

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On Food: I am lactose intolerant and they always have water available for lunch.

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On Extracurriculars: I love that there are a lot of clubs and sports available at my school.

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Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art & Performing Arts is a public school in New York City, NY. It has 2,545 students in grades 9-12. Students score above average on state standardized tests. There have been 485 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

🔖 About the Academics See more in Academics ...

Graduation Rate

98%

Test Performance

100
Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art & Performing Arts performed better than 100% of other schools on New York math and reading standardized tests.

Average standardized
test results

SAT:
1870

Based on 154 students surveyed
Math
620
Verbal
620
Writing
630

ACT:
28

Based on 24 students surveyed
Math
29
English
29
Reading
28
Science
26
All test result data aggregated from users of colleges.niche.com

🏦 Where Students Go See more in Educational Outcomes ...

Student Polls

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 20 responses

  • 32% Helps you admire art while working academically
  • 22% Forces you to work hard
  • 18% It builds character and prepares you for college
  • 16% Helps you learn how to handle fun and work
  • 8% Teaches you how to deal with with unhelpful staff
  • 4% The shows

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 19 responses

  • 30% Boy to girl ratio
  • 26% No outside lunch/free periods
  • 19% Some teachers are still around who should be fired
  • 9% Some classes are incredibly overcrowded
  • 9% The fact that it's run like a penal institution
  • 7% The bathrooms

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 19 responses

  • 63% Learn how to balance and enjoy your work
  • 21% Be prepared to work hard
  • 16% Get ready to hire tutors.

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 20 responses

  • 45% You can make it a great experience if you want to
  • 40% It's a life-changing experience but challenging
  • 15% It's unique in every single way.

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 42 responses

  • 81% Yes
  • 14% Not sure.
  • 5% No

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 21 responses

  • 71% It's an arts school- has music, tech, dance, drama
  • 19% All performing and visual arts are offered
  • 10% It's an arts school- has music, art, dance, drama

About the Students More in Student Culture & Diversity ...

Gender Diversity

Male
26.7%
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Female
73.3%
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Racial Diversity

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White
48.4%
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Asian
19.9%
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Hispanic
17.0%
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African American
14.5%
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Native American
0.3%
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Pacific Islander
0%
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Multiracial
0%