High School Of Applied Communications

30-20 Thomson Ave
Long Island City, NY 11101
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 10%
High School Of Applied Communications serves 417 students in grades 9-12.
High School Of Applied Communications placed in the top 10% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 10%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 90-94% (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 ≥95% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

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School Overview

High School Of Applied Communications's student population of 417 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students417 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

High School Of Applied Communications is ranked within the top 10% 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 Of Applied Communications is 0.60, 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
#310 out of 4239 schools
(Top 10%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
90-94%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥95%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
11%
9%
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Hispanic
60%
27%
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Black
9%
17%
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White
15%
43%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.600.71
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Graduation Rate
80-84%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
72%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic District #24 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to High School Of Applied Communications is Academy Of Finance And Enterprise (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Robert F Wagner Junior Secondary School-arts And Technology (0.1 miles away)
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