Harry Van Arsdale High School (Closed 2008)

257 North Sixth Street

Brooklyn, NY 11211-3224

Grades 11-12
494 students
Harry Van Arsdale High School served 494 students in grades 11 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 was lower than the NY average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment was 98% of the student body (majority Black), which was more than the state average of 54%.
Harry Van Arsdale High School operated within the New York City Geographic #14 School District.
The school district's 59% graduation rate was lower than the NY state average of 87%.

School Overview

School Type Vocational school
Grades Offered Grades 11-12
Total Students 494 students
Harry Van Arsdale High School Total Students (2006-2007)
Gender % Harry Van Arsdale High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 22 teachers
Harry Van Arsdale High School Total Teachers (2006-2007)
Students by Grade Harry Van Arsdale High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1 14:1
Harry Van Arsdale High School Student Teacher Ratio (2006-2007)
Hispanic
46%
25%
Harry Van Arsdale High School Black Students (2006-2007)
Black
52%
18%
Harry Van Arsdale High School Black Students (2006-2007)
White
2%
46%
Harry Van Arsdale High School White Students (2006-2007)
All Ethnic Groups Harry Van Arsdale High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NY All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.52 0.36
Harry Van Arsdale High School Diversity Score (2006-2007)
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.
99%
42%
Harry Van Arsdale High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2006-2007)
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.
n/a
5%

District Comparison

School District Name New York City Geographic #14 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
42
2
Number of Students Managed 20,063 926
New York City Geographic  #14 School District Students Managed (2005-2014)
Graduation Rate 59% 87%
New York City Geographic  #14 School District Graduation Rate (2008-2010)
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: 2007 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools:

The nearest high school is Brooklyn Preparatory High School (0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Conselyea Preparatory School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is P.S. 17 Henry D Woodworth (0.1 miles away)
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