Manhattan Charter School

  • Manhattan Charter School serves 271 students in grades Kindergarten-5.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 55-59% (which is higher than the New York state average of 48%) for the 2014-15 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 20-24% (which is lower than the New York state average of 40%) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • Manhattan Charter School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 56%.

School Overview

  • Manhattan Charter School's student population of 271 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 19% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-5
Total Students271 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Manhattan Charter School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 4,354 schools in New York (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Manhattan Charter School is 0.47, 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--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)55-59%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Manhattan Charter 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 2014-15 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)20-24%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Manhattan Charter 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 2014-15 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio16:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Manhattan Charter School and percentage of American Indian public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Asian
9%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Manhattan Charter School and the percentage of Asian public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
70%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Manhattan Charter School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
18%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Manhattan Charter School and the percentage of Black public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
White
3%
44%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Manhattan Charter School and the percentage of White public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
n/a
2%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in Manhattan Charter School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in New York by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Manhattan Charter School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score0.470.39
This chart display the diversity score of Manhattan Charter School and the public school average diversity score of New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
65%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Manhattan Charter 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 Lunch
4%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Manhattan Charter School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameManhattan Charter School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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