Emma Lazarus High School

Tel: (212)925-5017
Grades: 9-12

255 students

Emma Lazarus High School serves 255 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the NY average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Asian), which is more than the state average of 52%.
Emma Lazarus High School operates within the New York City Geographic # 2 School District.
The school district's 96% graduation rate is higher than the NY state average of 86%.

Overview

The student population of 255 students has grown by 8% over five years.
The teacher population of 16 teachers has grown by 14% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 255 students
Emma Lazarus High School Total Students (2011-2012)
Gender % 52% Male / 48%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 16 teachers
Emma Lazarus High School Total Classroom Teachers (2010-2012)
Students by Grade Emma Lazarus High School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.60 is more than the state average of 0.35. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 13:1
Emma Lazarus High School Student : Teacher Ratio (2011-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
57%
8%
Emma Lazarus High School Asian (2011-2012)
Hispanic
26%
23%
Emma Lazarus High School Hispanic (2011-2012)
Black
7%
19%
Emma Lazarus High School Black (2011-2012)
White
3%
48%
Emma Lazarus High School White (2011-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Emma Lazarus High School Sch Ethnicity Emma Lazarus High School Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.60 0.35
Emma Lazarus High School Diversity Score (2011-2012)
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.
86%
42%
Emma Lazarus High School Eligible for Free Lunch (2011-2012)
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.
7%
7%
Emma Lazarus High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2011-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 61,084 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 96% has increased from 0% over five years.
School District Name New York City Geographic # 2 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
106
3
Number of Students Managed 61,084 1,324
New York City Geographic  # 2 School District Number of Students Managed (2004-2012)
Graduation Rate 96% 86%
New York City Geographic  # 2 School District Graduation Rate (2007-2009)
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 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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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • New York Middle School 131
    100 Hester St
    New York , NY 10002
    (212)219-1204
    0  mi  |  556  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • New York Pace High School
    100 Hester St
    New York , NY 10002
    (212)334-4663
    0  mi  |  414  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • New York P.S. 42 Benjamin Altman
    71 Hester St
    New York , NY 10002
    (212)226-8410
    0.1  mi  |  807  students  |  Gr.  PK-5
  • New York Essex Street Academy
    350 Grand St
    New York , NY 10002
    (212)475-4773
    0.2  mi  |  343  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • New York Urban Assembly Academy Of Government And Law
    350 Grand St
    New York , NY 10002
    (212)505-0745
    0.2  mi  |  310  students  |  Gr.  9-12

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New York, NY public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.48, which is higher than the New York average of 0.35. The most diverse school in New York is High School Math Science And Engineering At Ccny. Read more about public school diversity statistics in New York or national school diversity statistics.