Academy For New Americans

  • Academy For New Americans serves 140 students in grades 6-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 15-19% (which is lower than the New York state average of 50%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≤5% (which is lower than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 83% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 56%.

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School Overview

  • Academy For New Americans's student population of 140 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 12 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students140 students
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Total Classroom Teachers12 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Academy For New Americans's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Academy For New Americans is 0.51, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.38. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall School Rank#4129 out of 4,239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
50%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≤5%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:114:1
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Asian
17%
9%
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Hispanic
66%
26%
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Black
n/a
17%
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White
17%
44%
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Diversity Score0.510.38
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Eligible for Free Lunch
85%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic #30 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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