Liberty High School Academy For Newcomers

  • Liberty High School Academy For Newcomers serves 421 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 60-69% (which is higher 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 ≥80% (which is higher than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 85% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 56%.

Top Placements

Liberty High School Academy For Newcomers places among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

  • Liberty High School Academy For Newcomers's student population of 421 students has grown by 35% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students421 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Liberty High School Academy For Newcomers's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Liberty High School Academy For Newcomers is 0.65, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.39. 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#750 out of 4,239 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)60-69%
50%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥80%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
9%
9%
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Hispanic
52%
26%
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Black
24%
17%
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White
15%
44%
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Diversity Score0.650.39
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Graduation Rate45-49%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
38%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic # 2 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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