Lower Manhattan Arts Academy

  • Lower Manhattan Arts Academy serves 329 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 80-84% (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 90-94% (which is higher than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Lower Manhattan Arts Academy placed in the top 20% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to 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%.

Top Placements

Lower Manhattan Arts Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

  • Lower Manhattan Arts Academy's student population of 329 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 25 teachers has grown by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students329 students
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Total Classroom Teachers25 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Lower Manhattan Arts Academy is ranked within the top 20% 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 13:1 has decreased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Lower Manhattan Arts Academy is 0.61, 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)#637 out of 4239 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)80-84%
50%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)90-94%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:113:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
8%
9%
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Hispanic
56%
27%
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Black
28%
17%
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White
3%
43%
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Two or more races
4%
2%
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Diversity Score0.610.71
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Graduation Rate70-74%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
74%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic District # 2 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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