New York Avenue School

411 N New York Avenue
Atlantic City, NJ 08401
(School attendance zone shown in map)
New York Avenue School serves 605 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 9% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 42%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 13% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 55%) for the 2017-18 school year.
New York Avenue School placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in New Jersey for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is equal to the New Jersey state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 56% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

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School Overview

New York Avenue School's student population of 605 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 51 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students605 students
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Total Classroom Teachers51 teachers
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School Comparison

New York Avenue School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 2,239 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of New York Avenue School is 0.43, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NJ)
Overall Testing Rank
#2185 out of 2239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
9%
42%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
13%
55%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:112:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
10%
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Hispanic
21%
29%
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Black
73%
15%
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White
1%
44%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score
0.430.70
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Eligible for Free Lunch
96%
33%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameAtlantic City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NJ Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to New York Avenue School is Atlantic City High School (2.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Dr Martin Luther King Junior School Complex (0.4 miles away)
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