Academy Of American Studies

  • Academy Of American Studies serves 997 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 96% (which is higher 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 98% (which is higher than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 68% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Asian), which is higher than the New York state average of 56%.

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School Overview

  • Academy Of American Studies's student population of 997 students has grown by 22% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 42 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students997 students
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Total Classroom Teachers42 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Academy Of American Studies's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has increased from 22:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Academy Of American Studies is 0.71, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.39. 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#84 out of 4,239 schools
(Top 5%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
96%
50%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
98%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio24:114:1
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Asian
29%
9%
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Hispanic
33%
26%
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Black
6%
17%
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White
32%
44%
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Diversity Score0.710.39
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Graduation Rate
92%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
56%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
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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