Gotham Professional Arts Academy

Gotham Professional Arts Academy serves 293 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the NY average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 52%.
Gotham Professional Arts Academy operates within the New York City Geographic #16 School District.
The school district's 45% graduation rate is lower than the NY state average of 86%.

Overview

The student population of 293 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 293 students
Gotham Professional Arts Academy Total Students (2008-2012)
Gender % 40% Male / 60%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 22 teachers
Gotham Professional Arts Academy Total Classroom Teachers (2008-2012)
Students by Grade Gotham Professional Arts Academy Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.36 is less than the state average of 0.68. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 13:1
Gotham Professional Arts Academy Student : Teacher Ratio (2008-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
8%
Gotham Professional Arts Academy Asian (2008-2012)
Hispanic
19%
23%
Gotham Professional Arts Academy Hispanic (2008-2012)
Black
78%
19%
Gotham Professional Arts Academy Black (2008-2012)
White
n/a
48%
Gotham Professional Arts Academy White (2008-2012)
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.36 0.68
Gotham Professional Arts Academy Diversity Score (2008-2012)
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.
74%
42%
Gotham Professional Arts Academy Eligible for Free Lunch (2008-2012)
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.
6%
7%
Gotham Professional Arts Academy Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2008-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 9,398 students has grown by 2488% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 0% has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name New York City Geographic #16 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
25
3
Number of Students Managed 9,398 1,136
New York City Geographic  #16 School District Number of Students Managed (2004-2012)
Graduation Rate 45%% 86%
District Total Revenue n/a $29 MM
District Spending n/a $29 MM
District Revenue / Student n/a $21,692
District Spending / Student n/a $21,514
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Boys And Girls High School (0.5 miles away).
The nearest middle school is Eagle Academy For Young Men Ii (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is P.S. 40 George W Carver (0 miles away)
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