Metropolitan Lighthouse Charter School serves 525 students in grades Kindergarten-9.
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.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Rankings

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School Overview

Metropolitan Lighthouse Charter School's student population of 525 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-9
Total Students
525 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
45 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Metropolitan Lighthouse Charter School is 0.52, 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 Data
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State Level (NY)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(13-14)
20-24%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Metropolitan Lighthouse 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 2013-14 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(13-14)
15-19%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Metropolitan Lighthouse 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 2013-14 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
13:1
This chart display the student teacher ratio of Metropolitan Lighthouse Charter School and the public school average student teacher ratio of New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
American Indian
2%
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Metropolitan Lighthouse Charter School and percentage of American Indian public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Asian
1%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Metropolitan Lighthouse Charter School and the percentage of Asian public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Hispanic
58%
27%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Metropolitan Lighthouse Charter School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
38%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Metropolitan Lighthouse Charter School and the percentage of Black public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
1%
43%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
All Ethnic Groups
This 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 Score
0.52
This chart display the diversity score of Metropolitan Lighthouse Charter School and the public school average diversity score of New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
76%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Metropolitan Lighthouse Charter School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Metropolitan Lighthouse Charter School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

School Reviews

  3.00 out of 5  (2 reviews)
1  
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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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-9
  • Students: 525 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 20-24%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 15-19%
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.52 (Top 50% in NY)

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