Excelsior Preparatorty High School

  • Excelsior Preparatorty High School serves 477 students in grades 9-12.
  • 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 85-89% (which is higher than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 56%.

School Overview

  • Excelsior Preparatorty High School's student population of 477 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 27 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students477 students
This chart display total students of Excelsior Preparatorty High School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Gender %This chart display gender of Excelsior Preparatorty High School
Total Classroom Teachers27 teachers
This chart display the total teachers of Excelsior Preparatorty High School by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Excelsior Preparatorty High School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Excelsior Preparatorty High School's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Excelsior Preparatorty High School is 0.27, 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#578 out of 4,239 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≥95%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Excelsior Preparatorty High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)85-89%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Excelsior Preparatorty High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio18:114:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Excelsior Preparatorty High School and the public school average student teacher ratio of New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
American Indian
1%
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Excelsior Preparatorty High School and percentage of American Indian public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Asian
3%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Excelsior Preparatorty High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
7%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Excelsior Preparatorty High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
85%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Excelsior Preparatorty High School and the percentage of Black public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
2%
44%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Excelsior Preparatorty High School and the percentage of White public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
2%
2%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Excelsior Preparatorty High School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Excelsior Preparatorty High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score0.270.39
This chart display the diversity score of Excelsior Preparatorty High School and the public school average diversity score of New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Graduation Rate75-79%
82%
This chart display graduation rate of Excelsior Preparatorty High School and public school graduation rate of New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
70%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Excelsior Preparatorty High School 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
8%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Excelsior Preparatorty High School 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 #29 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

Show me:

School Reviews

Review Excelsior Preparatorty High School. Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
As the school year kicks into full swing, we examine the many fees and other hidden costs lurking in a “free” public education today.
Being a parent is never easy, but some children are more challenging than others. If you're concerned that your child's behavioral issues might be more than just temporary, consider whether an alternative school might be the next move.
All students deserve to have an equal chance at academic success but not every student learns in the same way. Alternative schools provide students with unique challenges or abilities an opportunity to succeed in a different educational setting. Keep reading to learn more about alternative schools and their impact on college admissions.