School For Legal Studies

  • School For Legal Studies serves 418 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 80-84% (which is higher than the New York state average of 50%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≥95% (which is higher than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 56%.

School Overview

  • School For Legal Studies's student population of 418 students has declined by 29% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 9% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students418 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

  • School For Legal Studies's student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of School For Legal Studies is 0.52, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.00. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall School Rank#701 out of 4,239 schools
(Top 20%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)80-84%
50%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥95%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio14:114:1
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Asian
n/a
9%
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Hispanic
54%
26%
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Black
44%
17%
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White
1%
44%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score0.52n/a
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Graduation Rate60-64%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
83%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic #14 School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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