17 Battery Pl
New York, NY 10004
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
John V Lindsay Wildcat Academy Charter School serves 361 students in grades 9-12.
John V Lindsay Wildcat Academy Charter School placed in the top 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-59% (which is approximately equal to the New York state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 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 52%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the New York state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Alternative school / Charter School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 361 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 10-14% (Btm 50% in NY)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-59% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70-79% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

School Overview

John V Lindsay Wildcat Academy Charter School's student population of 361 students has declined by 26% over five school years.
The teacher population of 21 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
361 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
21 teachers
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School Rankings

John V Lindsay Wildcat Academy Charter School is ranked within the top 50% of all 4,228 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of John V Lindsay Wildcat Academy Charter School is 0.53, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#1661 out of 4228 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-59%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-79%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
12:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
10%
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Hispanic
56%
28%
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Black
40%
17%
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White
2%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.53
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Graduation Rate
10-14%
83%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
91%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
2%
5%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

School Reviews

5   5/16/2016
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).
- Posted by Administrator - pjack

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Alternative school / Charter School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 361 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 10-14% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-59% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70-79% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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