Emma Lazarus High School

  • Emma Lazarus High School serves 219 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the NY average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Asian), which is more than the state average of 55%.
  • Emma Lazarus High School operates within the New York City Geographic # 2 School District.
  • New York City Geographic # 2 School District's 90% graduation rate is higher than the NY state average of 87%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 219 students has declined by 14% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 14 teachers has declined by 12% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 219 students
Emma Lazarus High School Total Students (2011-2015)
Gender % Emma Lazarus High School Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 14 teachers
Emma Lazarus High School Total Teachers (2010-2015)
Students by Grade Emma Lazarus High School Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.53 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 16:1 15:1
Emma Lazarus High School Student Teacher Ratio (2011-2015)
American Indian
1%
1%
Emma Lazarus High School American Indian Students (2014-2015)
Asian
65%
9%
Emma Lazarus High School Asian Students (2011-2015)
Hispanic
20%
25%
Emma Lazarus High School Black Students (2011-2015)
Black
8%
18%
Emma Lazarus High School Black Students (2011-2015)
White
6%
45%
Emma Lazarus High School White Students (2011-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Emma Lazarus High School Hawaiian Students (2012-2013)
All Ethnic Groups Emma Lazarus High School All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NY All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.53 0.37
Emma Lazarus High School Diversity Score (2010-2015)
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.
81%
45%
Emma Lazarus High 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.
14%
6%
Emma Lazarus High School Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2011-2015)

District Comparison

  • New York City Geographic # 2 School District's student population of 60,046 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 90% has decreased from 100% over five years.
School District Name New York City Geographic # 2 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
112
2
Number of Students Managed 60,046 935
New York City Geographic # 2 School District Students Managed (2004-2014)
Graduation Rate 90% 87%
New York City Geographic # 2 School District Graduation Rate (2007-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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