Fordham High School For The Arts

  • Fordham High School For The Arts serves 357 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 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≥95% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Fordham High School For The Arts placed in the top 5% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than 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).

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School Overview

  • Fordham High School For The Arts's student population of 357 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 10% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students357 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Fordham High School For The Arts is ranked within the top 5% 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 Fordham High School For The Arts is 0.52, 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#117 out of 4239 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥95%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥95%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:113:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
1%
9%
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Hispanic
61%
27%
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Black
34%
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 Score0.520.71
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
79%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
10%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic District #10 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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