40 Irving Pl
New York, NY 10003
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Union Square Academy For Health Sciences serves 426 students in grades 9-12.
Union Square Academy For Health Sciences placed in the top 20% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 85-89% (which is higher than the New York state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 90-94% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the New York state level of 12:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Vocational school
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 426 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 80-84% (Btm 50% in NY)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 85-89% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 90-94% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Union Square Academy For Health Sciences ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Union Square Academy For Health Sciences's student population of 426 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 31 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
426 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
31 teachers
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School Rankings

Union Square Academy For Health Sciences is ranked within the top 20% of all 4,228 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Union Square Academy For Health Sciences is 0.52, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2020-2021 School Year Data
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State Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#541 out of 4228 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
85-89%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
90-94%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
12:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
10%
10%
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Hispanic
66%
28%
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Black
18%
17%
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White
5%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.52
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Graduation Rate
80-84%
83%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
84%
52%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
3%
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Source: 2020-2021 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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5   6/9/2020
A very good medical school.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - Mimi

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • School Type: Vocational school
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 426 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 80-84% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 20%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 85-89% (Top 20%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 90-94% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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