Hillside Arts And Letters Academy

167-01 Gothic Dr
Jamaica, NY 11432
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Hillside Arts And Letters Academy serves 471 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≥95% (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.
Hillside Arts And Letters Academy placed in the top 5% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) 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 99% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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Hillside Arts And Letters Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

Hillside Arts And Letters Academy's student population of 471 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 26 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students471 students
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Total Classroom Teachers26 teachers
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School Comparison

Hillside Arts And Letters Academy is ranked within the top 5% 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 Hillside Arts And Letters Academy is 0.72, which is more 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
#117 out of 4239 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥95%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥95%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:113:1
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American Indian
5%
1%
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Asian
20%
9%
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Hispanic
28%
27%
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Black
41%
17%
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White
1%
43%
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Hawaiian
3%
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.720.71
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Graduation Rate
80-84%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
75%
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 #28 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Hillside Arts And Letters Academy is High School For Community Leadership (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Queens Collegiate - A College Board School (0.1 miles away)
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