Rachel Carson High School For Coastal Studies

  • Rachel Carson High School For Coastal Studies serves 559 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 90-94% (which is higher than the New York state average of 49%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≥95% (which is higher than the New York state average of 46%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Rachel Carson High School For Coastal Studies placed in the top 10% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 59% of the student body (majority Hispanic and Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 57%.

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School Overview

  • Rachel Carson High School For Coastal Studies's student population of 559 students has grown by 10% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 32 teachers has grown by 18% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students559 students
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Total Classroom Teachers32 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Rachel Carson High School For Coastal Studies is ranked within the top 10% of all 4,239 schools in New York (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 17:1 has decreased from 19:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Rachel Carson High School For Coastal Studies is 0.72, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.38. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall School Rank#378 out of 4,239 schools
(Top 10%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)90-94%
49%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥95%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:114:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
12%
9%
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Hispanic
24%
27%
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Black
22%
18%
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White
41%
43%
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Diversity Score0.720.38
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Graduation Rate80-84%
81%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
47%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic #21 School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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