Amber Charter School

Amber Charter School serves 495 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-54% (which is higher than the New York state average of 48%) for the 2014-15 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 30-34% (which is lower than the New York state average of 40%) for the 2014-15 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

School Overview

Amber Charter School's student population of 495 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 28 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students495 students
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Total Classroom Teachers28 teachers
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School Comparison

The diversity score of Amber Charter School is 0.49, 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)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(14-15)
50-54%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(14-15)
30-34%
40%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
9%
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Hispanic
65%
27%
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Black
31%
17%
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White
2%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score
0.490.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAmber Charter School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Amber Charter School is Heritage School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Dream Charter School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Bilingual Bicultural School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • New York Heritage School Math: 80-89% | Reading: ≥90%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 297 students
    0.1 miles
    1680 Lexington Ave
    New York, NY 10029
    (212) 828-2858
    0.1 9-12 297
  • New York Park East High School Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 9-12 | 400 students
    0.1 miles
    230 E 105th St
    New York, NY 10029
    (212) 831-1517
    0.1 9-12 400
  • New York Bilingual Bicultural School Math: 35-39% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 312 students
    0.2 miles
    219 E 109th St
    New York, NY 10029
    (212) 860-6031
    0.2 K-5 312
  • New York Dream Charter School Charter School
    Grades: PK-9 | 600 students
    0.2 miles
    1991 2nd Ave
    New York, NY 10029
    (212) 722-0232
    0.2 PK-9 600
  • New York Esperanza Prepatory Academy Math: 31% | Reading: 35%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 564 students
    0.2 miles
    240 E 109th St
    New York, NY 10029
    (212) 722-6507
    0.2 6-12 564

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