Democracy Prep Harlem Charter School

  • Democracy Prep Harlem Charter School serves 896 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≥95% (which is higher than the New York state average of 50%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≥95% (which is higher than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the New York state level of 14:1.

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School Overview

  • Democracy Prep Harlem Charter School's student population of 896 students has grown by 56% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 82 teachers has grown by 74% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-12
Total Students896 students
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Total Classroom Teachers82 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Democracy Prep Harlem Charter School's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Democracy Prep Harlem Charter School is 0.48, 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)≥95%
50%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥95%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:114:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
n/a
9%
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Hispanic
34%
26%
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Black
64%
17%
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White
n/a
44%
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Two or more races
n/a
2%
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Diversity Score0.480.39
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Eligible for Free Lunch
74%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameDemocracy Prep Harlem Charter School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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