American Sign Language & English Secondary School

223 E 23rd St
New York, NY 10010
(School attendance zone shown in map)
5/
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Bottom 50%
Serving 241 students in grades 9-12, American Sign Language & English Secondary School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80-84% (which is higher than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≤20% (which is lower than the New York state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Special education school
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 241 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 7:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • : ≥90% (Top 50% in NY)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 80-84% (Top 20%)
  • : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • : ≥95% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

American Sign Language & English Secondary School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

American Sign Language & English Secondary School's student population of 241 students has grown by 21% over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 66% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
241 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
35 teachers
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School Rankings

American Sign Language & English Secondary School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 4,377 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of American Sign Language & English Secondary School is 0.42, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (NY)
#2349 out of 4377 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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80-84%
46%
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≤20%
49%
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≥95%
78%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
2%
10%
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Hispanic
74%
29%
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Black
20%
16%
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White
3%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.42
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≥90%
87%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
83%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
3%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is American Sign Language & English Secondary School's ranking?
American Sign Language & English Secondary School is ranked #2349 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in New York.
What schools are American Sign Language & English Secondary School often compared to?
American Sign Language & English Secondary Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like 47 American Sign Language And English Lower School, Baruch College Campus High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
80-84% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while ≤20% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
What is the graduation rate of American Sign Language & English Secondary School?
The graduation rate of American Sign Language & English Secondary School is 90%, which is higher than the New York state average of 87%.
How many students attend American Sign Language & English Secondary School?
241 students attend American Sign Language & English Secondary School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
74% of American Sign Language & English Secondary School students are Hispanic, 20% of students are Black, 3% of students are White, 2% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of American Sign Language & English Secondary School?
American Sign Language & English Secondary School has a student ration of 7:1, which is lower than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does American Sign Language & English Secondary School offer ?
American Sign Language & English Secondary School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is American Sign Language & English Secondary School part of?
American Sign Language & English Secondary School is part of New York City Geographic District # 2 School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Special education school
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 241 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 7:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • : ≥90% (Top 50%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 80-84% (Top 20%)
  • : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • : ≥95% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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