Longwood Academy For Discovery

  • Longwood Academy For Discovery serves 635 students in grades Prekindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 15-19% (which is lower 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 15-19% (which is lower than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Longwood Academy For Discovery placed 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%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the New York state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 57%.

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School Overview

  • Longwood Academy For Discovery's student population of 635 students has grown by 47% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 54 teachers has grown by 68% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-5
Total Students635 students
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Total Classroom Teachers54 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Longwood Academy For Discovery is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 4,239 schools in New York (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Longwood Academy For Discovery is 0.38, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall School Rank (16-17)#3952 out of 4239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
50%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
9%
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Hispanic
76%
27%
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Black
21%
17%
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White
3%
43%
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Diversity Score0.380.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
95%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Longwood Academy For Discovery and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic District # 8 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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