Harry Van Arsdale High School (Closed 2008)

257 North Sixth Street

Brooklyn, NY 11211-3224

Grades: 11-12

494 students

Harry Van Arsdale High School served 494 students in grades 11-12.
The student:teacher ratio of 8:1 was lower than the NY average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment was 98% of the student body (majority Black), which was more than the state average of 53%.
Harry Van Arsdale High School operated within the New York City School District.
The school district's 90% graduation rate was higher than the NY state average of 86%.

Overview

School Type Vocational school
Grades Offered Grades 11-12
Total Students 494 students
Gender % 55% Male / 45%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 22 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1 13:1
Hispanic
46%
24%
Black
52%
19%
White
2%
47%
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.
0.52 0.36
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%
41%
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

School District Name New York City School District
Number of Schools
Managed
42
3
Number of Students Managed 23,431 1,015
Graduation Rate 90% 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: 2007 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Brooklyn Preparatory High School (0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Conselyea Preparatory School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is P.S. 17 Henry D Woodworth (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • BrooklynBrooklyn Preparatory High School
    257 North 6th St
    BrooklynNY 11211
    (718)486-2550
    0 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 449 students                      
  • BrooklynWilliamsburg High School For Architecture And Desi
    257 North 6th St
    BrooklynNY 11211
    (718)388-1260
    0 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 531 students                      
  • BrooklynWilliamsburg Preparatory School
    257 North 6th St
    BrooklynNY 11211
    (718)302-2306
    0 mi | Gr. 9-12 | 635 students                      
  • BrooklynConselyea Preparatory School
    208 North 5th St
    BrooklynNY 11211
    (718)486-6211
    0.1 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 489 students                      
  • BrooklynP.S. 17 Henry D Woodworth
    208 North 5th St
    BrooklynNY 11211
    (718)387-2929
    0.1 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 377 students                      

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