Forsythe Satellite Academy

  • Forsythe Satellite Academy serves 173 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40-49% (which is lower 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 70-79% (which is higher than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Forsythe Satellite Academy 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 30%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 56%.

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School Overview

  • Forsythe Satellite Academy's student population of 173 students has grown by 14% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 8 teachers has declined by 33% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students173 students
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Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Forsythe Satellite Academy 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 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Forsythe Satellite Academy is 0.50, 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#1788 out of 4239 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-49%
50%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)70-79%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio22:114:1
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Asian
n/a
9%
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Hispanic
62%
26%
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Black
35%
17%
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White
3%
44%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Forsythe Satellite Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score0.500.71
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Graduation Rate15-19%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
66%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic District # 1 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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