Clark Academy

  • Clark Academy serves 85 students in grades 7-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is <50% (which is higher than the New York state average of 39%) for the 2012-13 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is <50% (which is higher than the New York state average of 39%) for the 2012-13 school year.
  • Clark Academy placed in the top 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2012-13 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 3:1 is lower than the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 56%.

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School Overview

  • Clark Academy's student population of 85 students has declined by 29% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades 7-12
Total Students85 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Clark Academy is ranked within the top 50% of all 4,254 schools in New York (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2012-13 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 3:1 has decreased from 4:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Clark Academy is 0.66, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (12-13)<50%
39%
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (12-13)<50%
39%
Student : Teacher Ratio3:114:1
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Asian
1%
9%
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Hispanic
33%
26%
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Black
44%
17%
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White
21%
44%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Clark Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score0.660.39
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Eligible for Free Lunch
88%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGreenburgh-north Castle Union Free School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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