Harlem Prep Charter School

  • Harlem Prep Charter School serves 838 students in grades Kindergarten-9.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 33% (which is lower than the New York state average of 48%) for the 2014-15 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 23% (which is lower than the New York state average of 40%) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • Harlem Prep Charter School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the New York state level of 14:1.

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School Overview

  • Harlem Prep Charter School's student population of 838 students has grown by 29% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 66 teachers has grown by 37% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-9
Total Students838 students
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Total Classroom Teachers66 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Harlem Prep Charter School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 4,354 schools in New York (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 14:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Harlem Prep Charter School is 0.49, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.39. 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--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
33%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Harlem Prep Charter School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in New York by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
23%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Harlem Prep Charter School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New York by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio13:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Harlem Prep Charter School and percentage of American Indian public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Hispanic
41%
26%
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Black
59%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Harlem Prep Charter School and the percentage of Black public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
n/a
44%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Harlem Prep Charter School and the percentage of White public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Harlem Prep Charter School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score0.490.39
This chart display the diversity score of Harlem Prep Charter School and the public school average diversity score of New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
79%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Harlem Prep Charter School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Harlem Prep Charter School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHarlem Prep Charter School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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