Kipp Nyc Washington Heights Academy Charter School serves 989 students in grades Kindergarten-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 45% (which is lower than the New York state average of 48%) for the 2014-15 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 27% (which is lower than the New York state average of 40%) for the 2014-15 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

Kipp Nyc Washington Heights Academy Charter School's student population of 989 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
The teacher population of 78 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
989 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
78 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Kipp Nyc Washington Heights Academy Charter School is 0.22, 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 Data
This School
State Level (NY)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(14-15)
45%
48%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(14-15)
27%
40%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
n/a
9%
Hispanic
88%
27%
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Black
10%
17%
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White
1%
43%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.22
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
86%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Kipp Nyc Washington Heights Academy Charter School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-12
  • Students: 989 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 45%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 27%
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.22 (Btm 50% in NY)

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