ranked 131st among New York state public High Schools in 2012, according to a survey by U.S. News and World Report.
The school ranked 983rd nationally according to the annual report.
The survey, which was conducted with American Institutes for Research, a Washington D.C. based behavioral and social science organization, used state proficiency standards and a determination of college readiness based on Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate test scores to come up with their ranking.
Massapequa was awarded a Silver Medal by U.S. News. The top 500 high schools were awarded Gold Medals. High schools ranked 501 through 2,008 were given Silver because they met high levels of college preparedness.