Emma Lazarus High School

Emma Lazarus High School serves 211 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the NY average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 54%.
Emma Lazarus High School operates within the New York City Geographic # 2 School District.
The school district's 90% graduation rate is higher than the NY state average of 87%.

School Overview

The student population of 211 students has declined by 10% over five years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has grown by 77% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 211 students
Emma Lazarus High School Total Students (2011-2014)
Gender % Emma Lazarus High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 16 teachers
Emma Lazarus High School Total Teachers (2010-2014)
Students by Grade Emma Lazarus High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.55 is more than the state average of 0.36. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 14:1
Emma Lazarus High School Student Teacher Ratio (2011-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.55 0.36
Emma Lazarus High School Diversity Score (2011-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
88%
42%
Emma Lazarus High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2011-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
7%
5%
Emma Lazarus High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2011-2014)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 60,360 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 90% has decreased from 100% over five years.
School District Name New York City Geographic # 2 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
117
2
Number of Students Managed 60,360 926
New York City Geographic  # 2 School District Students Managed (2004-2014)
Graduation Rate 90% 87%
New York City Geographic  # 2 School District Graduation Rate (2007-2010)
District Total Revenue n/a $29 MM
District Spending n/a $30 MM
District Revenue / Student n/a $23,859
District Spending / Student n/a $24,841
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Pace High School (0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Middle School 131 (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is P.S. 42 Benjamin Altman (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • New YorkMiddle School 131
    Grades: 6-8 | 435 students100 Hester St
    New YorkNY 10002
    (212)219-1204
    06-8435
  • New YorkPace High School
    Grades: 9-12 | 421 students100 Hester St
    New YorkNY 10002
    (212)334-4663
    09-12421
  • New YorkP.S. 42 Benjamin Altman
    0.1 miles | Grades: PK-5 | 789 students71 Hester St
    New YorkNY 10002
    (212)226-8410
    0.1PK-5789
  • New YorkEssex Street Academy
    0.2 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 351 students350 Grand St
    New YorkNY 10002
    (212)475-4773
    0.29-12351
  • New YorkHigh School For Dual Language And Asian Studies
    0.2 miles | Grades: 9-12 | 410 students350 Grand St
    New YorkNY 10002
    (212)475-4097
    0.29-12410

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