Harlem Prep Charter School serves 1,048 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
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.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the New York state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 1,048 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 33% (Top 1% in NY)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 23% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

School Overview

Harlem Prep Charter School's student population of 1,048 students has grown by 25% over five school years.
The teacher population of 88 teachers has grown by 33% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
1,048 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
88 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Harlem Prep Charter School is 0.52, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NY)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(14-15)
33%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(14-15)
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 Ratio
12:1
12:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
n/a
10%
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Hispanic
38%
28%
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Black
58%
17%
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White
1%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.52
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
82%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
3%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Enrollment: 1,048 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 33% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 23% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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