Democracy Prep Harlem Charter School

222 West 134th St,

New York, NY, 10030

Tel: (212)281-3061
Grades: 6-7

228 students

Democracy Prep Harlem Charter School serves 228 students in grades 6-7.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than 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%.
Democracy Prep Harlem Charter School operates within the Democracy Prep Harlem Charter School District.

Overview

The student population of 228 students has grown by 109% over five years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has grown by 280% over five years.
School Type Charter School
Grades Offered Grades 6-7
Total Students 228 students
Democracy Prep Harlem Charter School Total Students (2011-2012)
Gender % 50% Male / 50%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 19 teachers
Democracy Prep Harlem Charter School Total Classroom Teachers (2011-2012)
Students by Grade Democracy Prep Harlem Charter School Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.44 is less than the state average of 1.03. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1 13:1
Democracy Prep Harlem Charter School Student : Teacher Ratio (2011-2012)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
8%
Democracy Prep Harlem Charter School Asian (2011-2012)
Hispanic
29%
23%
Democracy Prep Harlem Charter School Hispanic (2011-2012)
Black
69%
19%
Democracy Prep Harlem Charter School Black (2011-2012)
White
n/a
48%
All Ethnic Groups Democracy Prep Harlem Charter School Sch Ethnicity Democracy Prep Harlem Charter 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.
0.44 1.03
Democracy Prep Harlem Charter 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.
n/a 42%
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 7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 228 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Democracy Prep Harlem Charter School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
3
Number of Students Managed 228 1,201
Democracy Prep Harlem Charter  School District Number of Students Managed (2011-2012)
District Total Revenue n/a n/a
District Spending n/a n/a
District Revenue / Student n/a $0
District Spending / Student n/a $0
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 Democracy Preparatory Charter School (0 miles away).
The nearest middle school is St Hope Leadership Academy Charter School (0 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is P.S. 92 Mary Mcleod Bethune (0 miles away)
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