Academy For Young Writers (Closed 2016)

  • Academy For Young Writers served 398 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math was 90-94% (which was higher than the New York state average of 69%) for the 2011-12 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts was ≥95% (which was higher than the New York state average of 60%) for the 2011-12 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 was higher than the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment was 97% of the student body (majority Black), which was higher than the New York state average of 56%.

School Overview

Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students398 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall School Rank----
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)90-94%
69%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥95%
60%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:114:1
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Asian
n/a
9%
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Hispanic
33%
26%
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Black
64%
18%
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White
3%
44%
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Diversity Score0.490.38
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Graduation Rate80-84%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic #14 School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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