Frances Perkins Academy

Frances Perkins Academy serves 173 students in grades 9-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the NY average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 52%.
Frances Perkins Academy operates within the New York City Geographic #14 School District.
The school district's 90% graduation rate is higher than the NY state average of 86%.

Overview

The student population of 173 students has grown by 16% over five years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 13% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 173 students
Frances Perkins Academy Total Students (2009-2012)
Gender % 70% Male / 30%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 17 teachers
Frances Perkins Academy Total Classroom Teachers (2009-2012)
Students by Grade Frances Perkins Academy Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.50 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 10:1 13:1
Frances Perkins Academy Student : Teacher Ratio (2009-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
8%
Hispanic
30%
23%
Frances Perkins Academy Hispanic (2009-2012)
Black
64%
19%
Frances Perkins Academy Black (2009-2012)
White
4%
48%
Frances Perkins Academy White (2009-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Frances Perkins Academy Sch Ethnicity Frances Perkins Academy 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.
0.50 0.68
Frances Perkins Academy Diversity Score (2009-2012)
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.
91%
42%
Frances Perkins Academy 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.
2%
7%
Frances Perkins Academy Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2011-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 23,601 students has grown by 5951% over five years.
The district's graduation rate of 0% has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name New York City Geographic #14 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
42
3
Number of Students Managed 23,601 1,136
New York City Geographic  #14 School District Number of Students Managed (2005-2012)
Graduation Rate 90% 86%
New York City Geographic  #14 School District Graduation Rate (2008-2009)
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 Automotive High School (0 miles away).
The nearest middle school is John Ericsson Middle School 126 (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is P.S. 31 Samuel F Dupont (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • Brooklyn Automotive High School
    Vocational School
    50 Bedford Ave
    Brooklyn , NY , 11222
    (718)218-9301
    Vocational School
    0  mi  |  737  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Brooklyn Believe Northside Charter High School
    Charter School
    424 Leonard St 4th Fl
    Brooklyn , NY , 11222
    (718)782-9830
    Charter School
    0.3  mi  |  272  students  |  Gr.  9-11
  • Brooklyn Believe Southside Charter High School
    Charter School
    424 Leonard St 3rd Fl
    Brooklyn , NY , 11222
    (718)390-1275
    Charter School
    0.3  mi  |  248  students  |  Gr.  9-11
  • Brooklyn John Ericsson Middle School 126
    424 Leonard St
    Brooklyn , NY , 11222
    (718)782-2527
    0.3  mi  |  319  students  |  Gr.  6-8
  • Brooklyn Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award P.S. 31 Samuel F Dupont
    75 Meserole Ave
    Brooklyn , NY , 11222
    (718)383-8998
    0.3  mi  |  610  students  |  Gr.  PK-5

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