Metropolitan Lighthouse Charter School

  • Metropolitan Lighthouse Charter School serves 474 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 20-24% (which is lower than the New York state average of 41%) for the 2013-14 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 37%) for the 2013-14 school year.
  • Metropolitan Lighthouse Charter School 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 2013-14 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the New York state level of 14:1.

School Overview

  • Metropolitan Lighthouse Charter School's student population of 474 students has grown by 28% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 44 teachers has grown by 388% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students474 students
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Total Classroom Teachers44 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Metropolitan Lighthouse Charter School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 4,327 schools in New York (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2013-14 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Metropolitan Lighthouse Charter School is 0.50, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.00. 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)20-24%
41%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)15-19%
37%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:114:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
n/a
9%
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Hispanic
59%
26%
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Black
39%
17%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Metropolitan Lighthouse Charter School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score0.50n/a
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Eligible for Free Lunch
73%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameMetropolitan Lighthouse Charter School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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  3.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
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While it was exciting to be accepted in a charter school it is disappointing that there is constant turnover with staff and lack of commitment toward the scholars quality of education! There is no type of investment in the education! there are better public schools.
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Good after i would like to place my daughter in this school please give let me know how i can put my child in this school thank you
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