High School For Civil Rights

400 Pennsylvania Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11207
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
High School For Civil Rights serves 241 students in grades 9-12.
High School For Civil Rights placed in the top 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-64% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-79% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

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School Overview

High School For Civil Rights's student population of 241 students has declined by 18% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students241 students
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Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Comparison

High School For Civil Rights is ranked within the top 50% of all 4,239 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of High School For Civil Rights is 0.41, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#1352 out of 4239 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-64%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-79%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:113:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
n/a
9%
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Hispanic
24%
27%
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Black
73%
17%
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White
1%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score
0.410.71
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Graduation Rate
60-64%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
83%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic District #19 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to High School For Civil Rights is Captain Vernon A Richards High School-fire (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is School Of The Future Brooklyn (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Brooklyn Gardens Elementary School (0.2 miles away)
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