Urban Academy Laboratory High School

  • Urban Academy Laboratory High School serves 162 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 60-79% (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 ≥90% (which is higher than the New York state average of 47%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Urban Academy Laboratory High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the New York state level of 13:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 74% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 57%.

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School Overview

  • Urban Academy Laboratory High School's student population of 162 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 14 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students162 students
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Total Classroom Teachers14 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Urban Academy Laboratory High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 4,239 schools in New York (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has increased from 10:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Urban Academy Laboratory High School is 0.70, 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 School Rank (16-17)#912 out of 4239 schools
(Top 30%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)60-79%
50%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥90%
47%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
5%
9%
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Hispanic
37%
27%
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Black
31%
17%
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White
26%
43%
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Two or more races
1%
2%
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Diversity Score0.700.71
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Graduation Rate40-59%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
49%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
9%
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

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