Frances Perkins Academy

  • Frances Perkins Academy serves 143 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the NY average of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 55%.
  • Frances Perkins Academy operates within the New York City Geographic #14 School District.
  • New York City Geographic #14 School District's 59% graduation rate is lower than the NY state average of 87%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 143 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 14 teachers has declined by 12% over five years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students143 students
Frances Perkins Academy Total Students (2009-2015)
Gender %Frances Perkins Academy Gender
Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
Frances Perkins Academy Total Teachers (2009-2015)
Students by GradeFrances Perkins Academy Student By Grade

School Comparison

This School(NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio10:114:1
Frances Perkins Academy Student Teacher Ratio (2009-2015)
Hispanic
33%
25%
Frances Perkins Academy Black Students (2009-2015)
Black
63%
18%
Frances Perkins Academy Black Students (2009-2015)
White
3%
45%
Frances Perkins Academy White Students (2009-2015)
Two or more races
1%
2%
Frances Perkins Academy Two Or More Races Students (2014-2015)
All Ethnic GroupsFrances Perkins Academy All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity BreakdownNY All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.500.70
Frances Perkins Academy Diversity Score (2009-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
79%
45%
Frances Perkins Academy Eligible for Free Lunch (2011-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
6%
6%
Frances Perkins Academy Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2011-2015)

District Comparison

  • New York City Geographic #14 School District's student population of 19,698 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 59% has decreased from 100% over five years.
School District NameNew York City Geographic #14 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
42
2
Number of Students Managed19,698935
New York City Geographic #14 School District Students Managed (2005-2015)
Graduation Rate59%87%
New York City Geographic #14 School District Graduation Rate (2008-2015)
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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