Democracy Prep Harlem Charter School

Tel: (212)281-1248
  • Democracy Prep Harlem Charter School serves 787 students in grades KG-10.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is lower than the NY average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority American Indian and Asian), which is more than the state average of 55%.
  • Democracy Prep Harlem Charter School operates within the Democracy Prep Harlem Charter School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 787 students has grown by 245% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 57 teachers has grown by 200% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-10
Total Students 787 students
Democracy Prep Harlem Charter School Total Students (2011-2015)
Gender % Democracy Prep Harlem Charter School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 57 teachers
Democracy Prep Harlem Charter School Total Teachers (2011-2015)
Students by Grade Democracy Prep Harlem Charter School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.45 is more than the state average of 0.37. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 15:1
Democracy Prep Harlem Charter School Student Teacher Ratio (2011-2015)
American Indian
n/a
1%
Democracy Prep Harlem Charter School American Indian Students (2011-2014)
Asian
n/a
9%
Democracy Prep Harlem Charter School Asian Students (2011-2014)
Hispanic
n/a
25%
Democracy Prep Harlem Charter School Black Students (2011-2014)
Black
n/a
18%
Democracy Prep Harlem Charter School Black Students (2011-2014)
White
n/a
45%
Democracy Prep Harlem Charter School White Students (2013-2014)
Two or more races
n/a
2%
Democracy Prep Harlem Charter School Two Or More Races Students (2011-2014)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.45 0.37
Democracy Prep Harlem Charter School Diversity Score (2011-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
62%
45%
Democracy Prep Harlem Charter School Eligible for Free Lunch (2011-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
4%
6%
Democracy Prep Harlem Charter School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2011-2015)

District Comparison

  • Democracy Prep Harlem Charter School District's student population of 787 students has grown by 245% over five years.
School District Name Democracy Prep Harlem Charter School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
2
Number of Students Managed 787 935
Democracy Prep Harlem Charter School District Students Managed (2011-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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