Gotham Professional Arts Academy

265 Ralph Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11233
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Gotham Professional Arts Academy serves 169 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 ≥80% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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School Overview

Gotham Professional Arts Academy's student population of 169 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 15 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students169 students
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Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
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School Comparison

The diversity score of Gotham Professional Arts Academy is 0.37, 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)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
≥50%
50%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥80%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
9%
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Hispanic
19%
27%
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Black
77%
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
0.370.71
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Graduation Rate
40-49%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
85%
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 #16 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Gotham Professional Arts Academy is Eagle Academy For Young Men Ii (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Excellence Boys Charter School Of Bedford Stuyvesant (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is P.S. 40 George W Carver (0.0 miles away)
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