Facing History School

  • Facing History School serves 428 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 80-84% (which is higher 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

  • Facing History School's student population of 428 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students428 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Facing History School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Facing History School is 0.45, which is more 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#1340 out of 4,239 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≥50%
50%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)80-84%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:114:1
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Asian
1%
9%
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Hispanic
70%
26%
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Black
26%
17%
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White
1%
44%
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Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score0.450.39
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Graduation Rate70-74%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic # 2 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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