250 W 18th St
New York, NY 10011
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
Liberty High School Academy For Newcomers serves 391 students in grades 9-12.
Liberty High School Academy For Newcomers placed in the top 30% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-69% (which is higher than the New York state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 80-89% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Rankings

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

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School Overview

Liberty High School Academy For Newcomers's student population of 391 students has declined by 7% over five school years.
The teacher population of 27 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
391 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
27 teachers
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School Rankings

Liberty High School Academy For Newcomers is ranked within the top 30% 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 Liberty High School Academy For Newcomers is 0.65, 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
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State Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#1205 out of 4228 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-69%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-89%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
13:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
11%
9%
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Hispanic
53%
27%
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Black
23%
17%
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White
12%
43%
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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
0.65
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Graduation Rate
35-39%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
80%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (12-13)
5%
7%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Alternative school
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 391 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 88%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 35-39% (Btm 50% in NY)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 60-69% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 80-89% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.65 (Top 20%)

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