Union Square Academy For Health Sciences

40 Irving Pl
New York, NY 10003
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
5.00 (1 review)
Union Square Academy For Health Sciences serves 397 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 13:1 is equal to the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Union Square Academy For Health Sciences's student population of 397 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students397 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 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 0.61, 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
#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 Ratio13:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
12%
9%
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Hispanic
58%
27%
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Black
20%
17%
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White
6%
43%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.610.71
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Graduation Rate
80-84%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
80%
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 # 2 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Union Square Academy For Health Sciences is Academy For Software Engineering (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Ballet Tech/nyc Public School For Dance (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Success Academy Charter School-union Square (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • New York Academy For Software Engineering Math: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 456 students
    0.0 miles
    40 Irving Pl
    New York, NY 10003
    (212) 253-3299
    0 9-12 456
  • New York Gramercy Arts High School Math: 85-89% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 9-12 | 493 students
    0.0 miles
    40 Irving Pl
    New York, NY 10003
    (212) 253-7076
    0 9-12 493
  • New York High School For Language And Diplomacy Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 328 students
    0.0 miles
    40 Irving Pl
    New York, NY 10003
    (212) 253-2480
    0 9-12 328
  • New York International High School At Union Square Math: 75-79% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 349 students
    0.0 miles
    40 Irving Pl
    New York, NY 10003
    (212) 533-2560
    0 9-12 349
  • New York Success Academy Charter School-union Square Charter School
    Grades: K-6 | 621 students
    0.0 miles
    40 Irving Pl-2nd Fl
    New York, NY 10003
    (646) 790-2161
    0 K-6 621

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