Essex Street Academy

  • Essex Street Academy serves 338 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≥50% (which is equal to 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.
  • Essex Street Academy placed in the top 30% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 93% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 56%.

Top Placements

Essex Street Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

  • Essex Street Academy's student population of 338 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students338 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Essex Street Academy is ranked within the top 30% of all 4,239 schools in New York (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Essex Street Academy is 0.64, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. 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#1177 out of 4239 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≥50%
50%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥95%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
4%
9%
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Hispanic
43%
26%
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Black
41%
17%
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White
7%
44%
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Two or more races
5%
2%
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Diversity Score0.640.71
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Graduation Rate80-84%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
66%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic District # 2 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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