School For International Studies

  • School For International Studies serves 480 students in grades 5-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 35-39% (which is lower 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 35-39% (which is lower than the New York state average of 46%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • School For International Studies placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 84% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 57%.

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School Overview

  • School For International Studies's student population of 480 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 33 teachers has declined by 8% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 5-12
Total Students480 students
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Total Classroom Teachers33 teachers
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School Comparison

  • School For International Studies is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 15:1 has increased from 13:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of School For International Studies is 0.67, 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#2765 out of 4,239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
49%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)35-39%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:114:1
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Asian
4%
9%
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Hispanic
34%
27%
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Black
44%
18%
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White
16%
43%
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Two or more races
2%
2%
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Diversity Score0.670.38
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Graduation Rate65-69%
81%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
63%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic #15 School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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