High School 560 City-as-school

  • High School 560 City-as-school serves 507 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 65-69% (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 90-94% (which is higher than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 56%.

Top Placements

High School 560 City-as-school places among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

  • High School 560 City-as-school's student population of 507 students has declined by 22% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students507 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

  • High School 560 City-as-school's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of High School 560 City-as-school is 0.65, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.38. 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#881 out of 4,239 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)65-69%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of High School 560 City-as-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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)90-94%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of High School 560 City-as-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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio15:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
4%
9%
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Hispanic
43%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in High School 560 City-as-school and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
40%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in High School 560 City-as-school and the percentage of Black public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
12%
44%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in High School 560 City-as-school.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score0.650.38
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Graduation Rate
43%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
45%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in High School 560 City-as-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
2%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in High School 560 City-as-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 NameNew York City Geographic # 2 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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