Esperanza Prepatory Academy

  • Esperanza Prepatory Academy serves 578 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 29% (which is lower 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 37% (which is lower than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 56%.

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School Overview

  • Esperanza Prepatory Academy's student population of 578 students has grown by 37% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 46 teachers has grown by 17% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students578 students
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Total Classroom Teachers46 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Esperanza Prepatory Academy's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Esperanza Prepatory Academy is 0.25, which is less 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#3041 out of 4,239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
29%
50%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
37%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
9%
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Hispanic
86%
26%
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Black
11%
17%
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White
1%
44%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Esperanza Prepatory Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score0.250.39
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Graduation Rate70-74%
82%
Eligible for Free Lunch
82%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Esperanza Prepatory Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Esperanza Prepatory Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic # 4 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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