New Dawn Charter High School

  • New Dawn Charter High School serves 321 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 50-54% (which is approximately equal to the New York state average of 50%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 60-69% (which is higher than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 56%.

School Overview

  • New Dawn Charter High School's student population of 321 students has grown by 49% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 16 teachers has grown by 23% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students321 students
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Total Classroom Teachers16 teachers
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School Comparison

  • New Dawn Charter High School's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of New Dawn Charter High School is 0.50, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.39. 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#1484 out of 4,239 schools
(Top 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)50-54%
50%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)60-69%
47%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio20:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
9%
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Hispanic
35%
26%
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Black
62%
17%
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White
3%
44%
This chart display the percentage of White students in New Dawn Charter High School and the percentage of White public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Two or more races
n/a
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in New Dawn Charter High School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score0.500.39
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Graduation Rate10-14%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
80%
48%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew Dawn Charter High School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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