Academy Of Arts And Letters

  • Academy Of Arts And Letters serves 517 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 55-59% (which is higher than the New York state average of 49%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 55-59% (which is higher than the New York state average of 46%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Academy Of Arts And Letters placed in the top 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 69% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 56%.

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School Overview

  • Academy Of Arts And Letters's student population of 517 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students517 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Academy Of Arts And Letters is ranked within the top 50% of all 4,239 schools in New York (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Academy Of Arts And Letters is 0.71, 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 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall School Rank
27%
25%
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
49%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio16:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
6%
9%
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Hispanic
18%
26%
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Black
40%
18%
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White
31%
44%
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Two or more races
5%
2%
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Diversity Score0.710.38
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Eligible for Free Lunch
25%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic #13 School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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