Gotham Professional Arts Academy

  • Gotham Professional Arts Academy serves 223 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the NY average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 55%.
  • Gotham Professional Arts Academy operates within the New York City Geographic #16 School District.
  • New York City Geographic #16 School District's 53% graduation rate is lower than the NY state average of 87%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 223 students has declined by 23% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 22% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 223 students
Gotham Professional Arts Academy Total Students (2008-2015)
Gender % Gotham Professional Arts Academy Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 17 teachers
Gotham Professional Arts Academy Total Teachers (2008-2015)
Students by Grade Gotham Professional Arts Academy Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.29 is less than the state average of 0.37. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 15:1
Gotham Professional Arts Academy Student Teacher Ratio (2008-2015)
American Indian
1%
1%
Gotham Professional Arts Academy American Indian Students (2014-2015)
Asian
n/a
9%
Gotham Professional Arts Academy Asian Students (2008-2013)
Hispanic
16%
25%
Gotham Professional Arts Academy Black Students (2008-2015)
Black
83%
18%
Gotham Professional Arts Academy Black Students (2008-2015)
White
n/a
45%
Gotham Professional Arts Academy White Students (2008-2014)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Gotham Professional Arts Academy Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
All Ethnic Groups Gotham Professional Arts Academy All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NY 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.
0.29 0.37
Gotham Professional Arts Academy Diversity Score (2008-2015)
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.
64%
45%
Gotham Professional Arts Academy Eligible for Free Lunch (2008-2015)
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.
n/a
6%
Gotham Professional Arts Academy Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2008-2013)

District Comparison

  • New York City Geographic #16 School District's student population of 6,892 students has decreased by 25% over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 53% has increased from 45% over five years.
School District Name New York City Geographic #16 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
26
2
Number of Students Managed 6,892 935
New York City Geographic #16 School District Students Managed (2004-2014)
Graduation Rate 53% 87%
New York City Geographic #16 School District Graduation Rate (2009-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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