Liberty High School Academy For Newcomers

  • Liberty High School Academy For Newcomers serves 399 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the NY average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 91% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 55%.
  • Liberty High School Academy For Newcomers operates within the New York City Geographic # 2 School District.
  • New York City Geographic # 2 School District's 90% graduation rate is higher than the NY state average of 87%.

School Overview

  • The student population of 399 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has declined by 13% over five years.
School Type Alternative school
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Total Students 399 students
Liberty High School Academy For Newcomers Total Students (2008-2015)
Gender % Liberty High School Academy For Newcomers Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 25 teachers
Liberty High School Academy For Newcomers Total Teachers (2008-2015)
Students by Grade Liberty High School Academy For Newcomers Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 14:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.65 is more than the state average of 0.37. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 16:1 15:1
Liberty High School Academy For Newcomers Student Teacher Ratio (2008-2015)
American Indian
1%
1%
Liberty High School Academy For Newcomers American Indian Students (2012-2015)
Asian
11%
9%
Liberty High School Academy For Newcomers Asian Students (2008-2015)
Hispanic
51%
25%
Liberty High School Academy For Newcomers Black Students (2008-2015)
Black
28%
18%
Liberty High School Academy For Newcomers Black Students (2008-2015)
White
9%
45%
Liberty High School Academy For Newcomers White Students (2008-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Liberty High School Academy For Newcomers Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
All Ethnic Groups Liberty High School Academy For Newcomers All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NY All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.65 0.37
Liberty High School Academy For Newcomers Diversity Score (2008-2015)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
41%
45%
Liberty High School Academy For Newcomers Eligible for Free Lunch (2008-2015)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
n/a
6%
Liberty High School Academy For Newcomers Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2008-2013)

District Comparison

  • New York City Geographic # 2 School District's student population of 60,046 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The district's graduation rate of 90% has decreased from 100% over five years.
School District Name New York City Geographic # 2 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
112
2
Number of Students Managed 60,046 935
New York City Geographic # 2 School District Students Managed (2004-2014)
Graduation Rate 90% 87%
New York City Geographic # 2 School District Graduation Rate (2007-2010)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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