Facing History School

525 W 50th St
New York, NY 10019
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
Facing History School serves 381 students in grades 9-12.
Facing History School placed in the top 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is lower than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 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 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

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School Overview

Facing History School's student population of 381 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 11% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students381 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

Facing History School is ranked within the top 50% of all 4,239 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Facing History School is 0.44, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#1561 out of 4239 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
<50%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
85-89%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
9%
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Hispanic
71%
27%
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Black
25%
17%
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White
2%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.440.71
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Graduation Rate
75-79%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
80%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic District # 2 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Facing History School is Food And Finance High School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is P.S. 35 (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is P.S. 111 Adolph S Ochs (0.2 miles away)
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