Ark Community Charter School (Closed 2017)

  • Ark Community Charter School served 216 students in grades Kindergarten-6.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math was 10-14% (which was lower than the New York state average of 41%) for the 2013-14 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts was 6-9% (which was lower than the New York state average of 37%) for the 2013-14 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 was lower than the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment was 88% of the student body (majority Black), which was higher than the New York state average of 56%.

School Overview

School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-6
Total Students216 students
This chart display total students of Ark Community Charter School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Ark Community Charter School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Ark Community Charter School by grade.

School Comparison

Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)10-14%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Ark Community 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 2013-14 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)6-9%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Ark Community 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 2013-14 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio9:114:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Ark Community Charter School and the public school average student teacher ratio of New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
27%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Ark Community Charter School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
49%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Ark Community Charter School and the percentage of Black public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
12%
44%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Ark Community Charter School and the percentage of White public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
12%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Ark Community Charter School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Ark Community Charter School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score0.660.39
This chart display the diversity score of Ark Community Charter School and the public school average diversity score of New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunchn/a
48%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Ark Community Charter School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Ark Community Charter School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameArk Community Charter School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to Ark Community Charter School is Heatly School (0.4 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school is Heatly School (0.4 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school is P.S. 2 (0.3 miles away)
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