John V Lindsay Wildcat Charter School

17 Battery Pl
New York, NY 10004
(School attendance zone shown in map)
5/
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Bottom 50%
Serving 318 students in grades 9-12, John V Lindsay Wildcat Charter School ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 21-39% (which is lower than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≥50% (which is higher than the New York state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the New York state level of 11:1.
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 (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school / Charter School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 318 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50% in NY)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 21-39% (Btm 50%)
  • : ≥50% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

John V Lindsay Wildcat Charter School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

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School Overview

John V Lindsay Wildcat Charter School's student population of 318 students has declined by 32% over five school years.
The teacher population of 20 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
318 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
20 teachers
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School Rankings

John V Lindsay Wildcat Charter School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 4,377 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of John V Lindsay Wildcat Charter School is 0.52, 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.
This School
State Level (NY)
#2549 out of 4377 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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21-39%
46%
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≥50%
49%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
16:1
11:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
10%
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Hispanic
59%
29%
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Black
37%
16%
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White
2%
41%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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0.52
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15-19%
87%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
88%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (13-14)
2%
5%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is John V Lindsay Wildcat Charter School's ranking?
John V Lindsay Wildcat Charter School is ranked #2549 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in New York.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
21-39% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while ≥50% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
What is the graduation rate of John V Lindsay Wildcat Charter School?
The graduation rate of John V Lindsay Wildcat Charter School is 15-19%, which is lower than the New York state average of 87%.
How many students attend John V Lindsay Wildcat Charter School?
318 students attend John V Lindsay Wildcat Charter School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
59% of John V Lindsay Wildcat Charter School students are Hispanic, 37% of students are Black, 2% of students are White, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of John V Lindsay Wildcat Charter School?
John V Lindsay Wildcat Charter School has a student ration of 16:1, which is higher than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does John V Lindsay Wildcat Charter School offer ?
John V Lindsay Wildcat Charter School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is John V Lindsay Wildcat Charter School part of?
John V Lindsay Wildcat Charter School is part of John V Lindsay Wildcat Academy Charter School District.

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 (2024)

  • School Type: Alternative school / Charter School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 318 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 16:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • : 15-19% (Btm 50%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 21-39% (Btm 50%)
  • : ≥50% (Top 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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