Norman Thomas High School (Closed 2015)

111 E 33rd St
New York, NY 10016
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Norman Thomas High School served 188 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math was ≤10% (which was lower than the New York state average of 41%) for the 2013-14 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts was 20-29% (which was lower than the New York state average of 37%) for the 2013-14 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 was equal to the New York state level of 13:1.

School Overview

Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
188 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
14 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NY)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(13-14)
≤10%
41%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(13-14)
20-29%
37%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Norman Thomas 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 2013-14 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
1%
9%
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Hispanic
74%
27%
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Black
24%
17%
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White
n/a
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.40
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Graduation Rate
(13-14)
48%
78%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
80%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Norman Thomas 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
3%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Norman Thomas 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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