High School For Law & Public Service

549 Audubon Ave
New York, NY 10040
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
High School For Law & Public Service serves 540 students in grades 9-12.
High School For Law & Public Service placed in the top 20% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80-84% (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 85-89% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

High School For Law & Public Service places among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

High School For Law & Public Service's student population of 540 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students540 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

High School For Law & Public Service is ranked within the top 20% 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 Law & Public Service is 0.29, 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
#746 out of 4239 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-84%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
85-89%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
9%
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Hispanic
83%
27%
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Black
14%
17%
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White
2%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score
0.290.71
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Graduation Rate
70-74%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
88%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic District # 6 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 Law & Public Service is College Academy (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is The Equity Project Charter School (0.0 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • New York College Academy Math: 80-84% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 447 students
    0.0 miles
    549 Audubon Ave
    New York, NY 10040
    (212) 927-1841
    0 9-12 447
  • New York The Equity Project Charter School Charter School
    Grades: K-8 | 720 students
    0.0 miles
    549 Audubon Ave-trailer 30
    New York, NY 10040
    (646) 254-6451
    0 K-8 720
  • New York High School For Health Careers & Sciences Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 461 students
    0.0 miles
    549 Audubon Ave
    New York, NY 10040
    (212) 927-1841
    0 9-12 461
  • New York High School For Media & Communications Math: 70-74% | Reading: 70-74%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 404 students
    0.0 miles
    549 Audubon Ave
    New York, NY 10040
    (212) 927-1841
    0 9-12 404
  • New York P.S. 189 Magnet School
    Math: 31% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 810 students
    0.2 miles
    2580 Amsterdam Ave
    New York, NY 10040
    (212) 927-8303
    0.2 PK-5 810

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