Thurgood Marshall Academy For Learning & Social Change

  • Thurgood Marshall Academy For Learning & Social Change serves 534 students in grades 6-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 42% (which is lower 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 51% (which is lower than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • Thurgood Marshall Academy For Learning & Social Change 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the New York state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

School Overview

  • Thurgood Marshall Academy For Learning & Social Change's student population of 534 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 36 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-12
Total Students534 students
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Total Classroom Teachers36 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Thurgood Marshall Academy For Learning & Social Change 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 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Thurgood Marshall Academy For Learning & Social Change is 0.45, 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#2575 out of 4239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
51%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:113:1
American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
1%
9%
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Hispanic
26%
27%
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Black
70%
17%
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White
1%
43%
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Hawaiian
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Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score0.450.71
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Graduation Rate80-84%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
71%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic District # 5 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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