Nellie Thornton School Of Performing Arts
Nellie Thornton School Of Performing Arts serves 749 students in grades 9-12.
Nellie Thornton School Of Performing Arts placed in the top 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 57% (which is higher than the New York state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 75% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).
Nellie Thornton School Of Performing Arts's student population of 749 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 60 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Total Classroom Teachers
Students by Grade
Nellie Thornton School Of Performing Arts is ranked within the top 50% of all 4,228 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Nellie Thornton School Of Performing Arts is 0.45, 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
State Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#1511 out of 4228 schools
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
Student : Teacher Ratio
Two or more races
All Ethnic Groups
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide Testing
School District Name
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education
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