Achievement First Crown Heights Charter School

  • Achievement First Crown Heights Charter School serves 1,052 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≥90% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≥90% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Achievement First Crown Heights Charter School placed in the top 20% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the New York state level of 13:1.

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School Overview

  • Achievement First Crown Heights Charter School's student population of 1,052 students has grown by 7% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 112 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students1,052 students
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Total Classroom Teachers112 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Achievement First Crown Heights Charter School is ranked within the top 20% of all 4,239 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 9:1 has decreased from 10:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Achievement First Crown Heights Charter School is 0.08, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall School Rank#571 out of 4239 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≥90%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥90%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
n/a
9%
Hispanic
4%
27%
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Black
96%
17%
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White
n/a
43%
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Diversity Score0.080.71
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Graduation Rate70-79%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
59%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAchievement First Crown Heights Charter School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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Overall, I believe the teachers are doing a wonderful job with the scholars. However, scholars are being kept in detention way to often for minor things. Some scholars receive demerits and have to sever detention just about every day. In addition, on Friday there is no bus service provided for those scholars serving detention to get home safely. This is very dangerous and no one seems to care. Once a child is hurt, it's too late to change the policy. I am also concerned with the very short lunch periods. How can you function properly on an empty stomach? The lunch period is so short that many of the scholars do not get a chance to finish their lunch. Shoving food down your throat after having such a long day in school is really a form of abuse. This is unacceptable and unfair to the children. They should at least have a decent amount of time to finish their meal. Some of the teachers are abusing the demerit tactic. Someone should really think about adjusting some of the policies in the school. I mean, food and safety are very import for children, right?
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