New York Avenue School

411 N New York Avenue
Atlantic City, NJ 08401
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Bottom 50%
Serving 582 students in grades Prekindergarten-8, New York Avenue School ranks 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%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 3% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 26%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 13% (which is lower than the New Jersey state average of 47%).
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is equal to the New Jersey state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New Jersey state average of 60% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 582 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • : Bottom 50% in NJ
  • : 3% (Btm 50%)
  • : 13% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

New York Avenue School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New Jersey for:

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School Overview

New York Avenue School's student population of 582 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 55 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students
582 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
55 teachers
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School Rankings

New York Avenue School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 2,183 schools in New Jersey (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of New York Avenue School is 0.50, 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 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (NJ)
#2144 out of 2183 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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3%
26%
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13%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
3%
10%
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Hispanic
26%
32%
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Black
66%
15%
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White
1%
40%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
4%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.50
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
81%
30%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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School District Name
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is New York Avenue School's ranking?
New York Avenue School is ranked #2144 out of 2,183 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in New Jersey.
What schools are New York Avenue School often compared to?
New York Avenue Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Atlantic Community Charter School, Pennsylvania Ave School, Dr Martin Luther King Jr School Complex by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
3% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 26% NJ state average), while 13% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 47% NJ state average).
How many students attend New York Avenue School?
582 students attend New York Avenue School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
66% of New York Avenue School students are Black, 26% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Two or more races, 3% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of New York Avenue School?
New York Avenue School has a student ration of 11:1, which is equal to the New Jersey state average of 11:1.
What grades does New York Avenue School offer ?
New York Avenue School offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-8
What school district is New York Avenue School part of?
New York Avenue School is part of Atlantic City School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 582 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 3% (Btm 50%)
  • : 13% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NJ Dept. of Education

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