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 stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-5
Total Students
495 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
28 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

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 Data
This School
State Level (NY)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(14-15)
50-54%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Amber Charter School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in New York by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(14-15)
30-34%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Amber Charter School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New York by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
9%
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Hispanic
65%
27%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Amber Charter School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
31%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Amber Charter School and the percentage of Black public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
2%
43%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Amber Charter School and the percentage of White public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.49
This chart display the diversity score of Amber Charter School and the public school average diversity score of New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
99%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Amber Charter School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-5
  • Students: 495 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-54%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 30-34%
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.49 (Top 50% in NY)

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