High School For Media & Communications

549 Audubon Ave
New York, NY 10040
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
High School For Media & Communications serves 404 students in grades 9-12.
High School For Media & Communications placed in the top 30% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (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 70-74% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 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 Media & Communications places among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

High School For Media & Communications's student population of 404 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students404 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

High School For Media & Communications is ranked within the top 30% 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 Media & Communications is 0.27, 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
#1131 out of 4239 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
9%
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Hispanic
85%
27%
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Black
12%
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
0.270.71
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Graduation Rate
45-49%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
93%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
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 Media & Communications 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 Law & Public Service Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 540 students
    0.0 miles
    549 Audubon Ave
    New York, NY 10040
    (212) 342-6130
    0 9-12 540
  • 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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