Fannie Lou Hamer Freedom High School

  • Fannie Lou Hamer Freedom High School serves 479 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 85-89% (which is higher than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the New York state level of 14:1.

School Overview

  • Fannie Lou Hamer Freedom High School's student population of 479 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students479 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Fannie Lou Hamer Freedom High School's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Fannie Lou Hamer Freedom High 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall School Rank#1449 out of 4,239 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)<50%
50%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)85-89%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:114:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
Asian
n/a
9%
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Hispanic
70%
26%
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Black
28%
17%
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White
n/a
44%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Fannie Lou Hamer Freedom High School and the percentage of White public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
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Diversity Score0.440.71
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Graduation Rate65-69%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
70%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Fannie Lou Hamer Freedom High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNEW YORK CITY GEOGRAPHIC DISTRICT #12 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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