Harlem Renaissance High School

  • Harlem Renaissance High School serves 182 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 60-69% (which is higher than the New York state average of 50%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 60-69% (which is higher than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 56%.

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School Overview

  • Harlem Renaissance High School's student population of 182 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 14 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students182 students
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Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Harlem Renaissance High School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 11:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Harlem Renaissance High School is 0.54, 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#1168 out of 4,239 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)60-69%
50%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-69%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:114:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
2%
9%
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Hispanic
53%
26%
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Black
43%
17%
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White
1%
44%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Harlem Renaissance High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score0.540.39
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Graduation Rate15-19%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
78%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic # 5 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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Honestly this school doesn't even deserve that 1 star- this school is awful and I would not recommend it to anyone ! Poor attendance! everyone is constantly grouchy, staff is ALWAYS nagging about minor BS such as Whereabouts even when you have PERMISSION. It's such an uncomfortable environment for me. I've attended 2 other high schools prior to this one and Harlem Rennsiaance is by far The worst experience I've ever endured in my 4 years of HS. there is NO MUTUAL RESPECT amoungs students, staff and let's not forget staff vs students. No organization what's so ever - This school is flat out ghetto. BEWARE IF YOU PLAN ON ATTENDED THIS SCHOOL!!!!!!!!
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