Nelson Mandela High School

  • Nelson Mandela High School serves 272 students in grades 9-12.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the New York state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 57%.

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School Overview

  • Nelson Mandela High School's student population of 272 students has grown by 25% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 20 teachers has grown by 33% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students272 students
Total Classroom Teachers20 teachers
Students by GradeThis chart display the students of Nelson Mandela High School by grade.

School Comparison

  • Nelson Mandela High School's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has stayed the same over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Nelson Mandela High School is 0.28, 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)
Student : Teacher Ratio14:113:1
American Indian
Two or more races
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Nelson Mandela High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score0.280.71
Eligible for Free Lunch
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic District #16 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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