242 Hoyt St
Brooklyn, NY 11217
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
New Dawn Charter High School serves 263 students in grades 9-12.
New Dawn Charter High School placed in the top 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-59% (which is approximately equal to the New York state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-79% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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New Dawn Charter High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

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School Overview

New Dawn Charter High School's student population of 263 students has declined by 18% over five school years.
The teacher population of 14 teachers has declined by 12% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
263 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
14 teachers
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School Rankings

New Dawn Charter High School 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 New Dawn Charter High School is 0.51, 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)
Overall Testing Rank
#1661 out of 4228 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-59%
54%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of New Dawn Charter High 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 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-79%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New Dawn Charter High 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 2018-19 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
19:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in New Dawn Charter High School and percentage of American Indian public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Asian
1%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in New Dawn Charter High School and the percentage of Asian public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Hispanic
35%
27%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in New Dawn Charter High School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
61%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in New Dawn Charter High School and the percentage of Black public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
3%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
This chart display the percentage of students of two or more races in New Dawn Charter High School and the percentage of public school students of two or more races in New York by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score
0.51
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Graduation Rate
10-14%
83%
This chart display graduation rate of New Dawn Charter High School and public school graduation rate of New York by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
88%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in New Dawn Charter High 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
2%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New Dawn Charter High 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

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 263 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 19:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 10-14% (Btm 50% in NY)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-59% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70-79% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.51 (Top 50%)

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