Health Sciences Charter School

  • Health Sciences Charter School serves 456 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 90-94% (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 90-94% (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 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 56%.

Top Placements

Health Sciences Charter School places among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

  • Health Sciences Charter School's student population of 456 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students456 students
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Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Health Sciences Charter School's student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Health Sciences Charter School is 0.22, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.00. 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#471 out of 4,239 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)90-94%
50%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)90-94%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:114:1
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Hispanic
6%
26%
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Black
88%
17%
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White
4%
44%
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Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score0.22n/a
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Graduation Rate80-84%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
81%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameHealth Sciences Charter School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

  • The nearest high school to Health Sciences Charter School is Oracle Charter School (0.3 miles away)
  • The nearest middle school is P.S. 81 (0.3 miles away)
  • The nearest elementary school is P.S. 81 (0.3 miles away)
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