Liberty High School Academy For Newcomers

Liberty High School Academy For Newcomers serves 310 students in grades 9 - 12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the NY average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is more than the state average of 54%.
Liberty High School Academy For Newcomers 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 310 students has declined by 24% over five years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 29% over five years.
School Type Alternative school
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 310 students
Liberty High School Academy For Newcomers Total Students (2008-2014)
Gender % Liberty High School Academy For Newcomers Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 24 teachers
Liberty High School Academy For Newcomers Total Teachers (2008-2014)
Students by Grade Liberty High School Academy For Newcomers Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.70 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
Liberty High School Academy For Newcomers Student Teacher Ratio (2008-2014)
Asian
16%
9%
Liberty High School Academy For Newcomers Asian Students (2008-2014)
Hispanic
43%
25%
Liberty High School Academy For Newcomers Black Students (2008-2014)
Black
29%
18%
Liberty High School Academy For Newcomers Black Students (2008-2014)
White
12%
46%
Liberty High School Academy For Newcomers White Students (2008-2014)
All Ethnic Groups Liberty High School Academy For Newcomers 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.
0.70 0.36
Liberty High School Academy For Newcomers Diversity Score (2008-2014)
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.
99%
42%
Liberty High School Academy For Newcomers Eligible for Free Lunch (2008-2014)
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.
n/a
5%
Liberty High School Academy For Newcomers Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2008-2013)

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 Humanities Preparatory Academy (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Nyc Lab Ms For Collaborative Studies Middle School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is P.S. 11 William T Harris (0.2 miles away)
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