Newburgh Free Academy

Newburgh Free Academy serves 3,217 students in grades 9-12.
Newburgh Free Academy placed in the top 20% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 84% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 88% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 79% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Newburgh Free Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

Newburgh Free Academy's student population of 3,217 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 255 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students3,217 students
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Total Classroom Teachers255 teachers
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School Comparison

Newburgh Free Academy is ranked within the top 20% of all 4,239 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Newburgh Free Academy is 0.66, 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)
Overall Testing Rank
#740 out of 4239 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
84%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
88%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
3%
9%
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Hispanic
48%
27%
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Black
27%
17%
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White
21%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.660.71
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Graduation Rate
75%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNewburgh City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Newburgh Free Academy is Newburgh Preparatory Charter High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is South Middle School (1.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Gams High Technical Magnet School (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Newburgh Gams High Technical Magnet School Math: 15% | Reading: 15%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 819 students
    0.2 miles
    300 Gidney Ave
    Newburgh, NY 12550
    (845) 563-8450
    0.2 PK-5 819
  • Newburgh Newburgh Preparatory Charter High School Alternative School
    Charter School
    Math: 60-79% | Reading: 60-79%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 115 students
    0.6 miles
    471 Broadway
    Newburgh, NY 12550
    (845) 565-4040
    0.6 9-12 115
  • Newburgh Horizon-on-the-hudson Magnet School Math: 19% | Reading: 15%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 511 students
    0.9 miles
    137 Montgomery St
    Newburgh, NY 12550
    (845) 563-3725
    0.9 PK-5 511
  • Newburgh South Middle School Math: 14% | Reading: 22%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 769 students
    1.2 miles
    33-63 Monument St
    Newburgh, NY 12550
    (845) 563-7000
    1.2 6-8 769
  • Newburgh Balmville School Math: 19% | Reading: 25%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 492 students
    1.9 miles
    5144 Rt 9w
    Newburgh, NY 12550
    (845) 563-8550
    1.9 PK-5 492

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