Lower East Side Preparatory High School

  • Lower East Side Preparatory High School serves 521 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 85-89% (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 80-89% (which is higher than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the New York state average of 56%.

School Overview

  • Lower East Side Preparatory High School's student population of 521 students has grown by 8% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students521 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lower East Side Preparatory High School's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 15:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lower East Side Preparatory High School is 0.53, 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#814 out of 4,239 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)85-89%
50%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Lower East Side Preparatory High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)80-89%
47%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Lower East Side Preparatory High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:114:1
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Asian
63%
9%
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Hispanic
25%
26%
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Black
11%
17%
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White
1%
44%
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Two or more races
n/a
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Lower East Side Preparatory High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score0.530.39
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Graduation Rate
37%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
34%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Lower East Side Preparatory High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Lower East Side Preparatory High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic # 1 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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