John V Lindsay Wildcat Academy Charter School

  • John V Lindsay Wildcat Academy Charter School serves 494 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 40-44% (which is lower than the New York state average of 50%) for the 2016-17 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 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 24:1 is higher than the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 56%.

School Overview

  • John V Lindsay Wildcat Academy Charter School's student population of 494 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 21 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school / Charter School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students494 students
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Total Classroom Teachers21 teachers
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School Comparison

  • John V Lindsay Wildcat Academy Charter School's student:teacher ratio of 24:1 has increased from 20:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of John V Lindsay Wildcat Academy Charter School is 0.54, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.00. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall School Rank#1239 out of 4,239 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)40-44%
50%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)70-79%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio24:114:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
9%
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Hispanic
53%
26%
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Black
43%
17%
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White
2%
44%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
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Diversity Score0.54n/a
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Graduation Rate20-24%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
84%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameJohn V Lindsay Wildcat Academy Charter School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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If you know any young person who wants to earn a high school diploma while working on an internship, JVL Wildcat Academy may be for you! Transfer applications are available for September. We offer a safe, welcoming, non-violent environment for all. Participate in student activities, trips, team sports, college trips, etc. while going to classes & working a 20-hour per week internship on alternate weeks: Hone your journalism, computer graphics or photography skills on the school newspaper or yearbook. Sample the work world with assignments in retail, health care, manufacturing, office support, animal care & welfare, community development, law & criminal justice, education, marketing & business, etc. Or learn about the restaurant business at our in-house culinary program. You must have previously attended high school to transfer. Lottery applications are now being accepted for Fall 2014 admission. For students with more than 20 credits, call our Battery Place campus Admissions at 212-209-6006 or drop by for an application (17 Battery Place, first floor, corner of West St). All other students call our Hunts Point campus Admissions at 212-209-6119, write us at CAsher@jvlwildcat.org or come in for an application (1239 Lafayette Ave, corner of Barretto St).
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