Washington Heights Academy

202 Sherman Ave
New York, NY 10034
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
Washington Heights Academy serves 575 students in grades Prekindergarten-8.
Washington Heights Academy placed in the top 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 67% (which is higher 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 70% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic).

Top Placements

Washington Heights Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

Washington Heights Academy's student population of 575 students has grown by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has grown by 78% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Total Students575 students
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Total Classroom Teachers34 teachers
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School Comparison

Washington Heights Academy is ranked within the top 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 Washington Heights Academy is 0.12, 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
#1294 out of 4239 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
67%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:113:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
9%
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Hispanic
94%
27%
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Black
2%
17%
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White
2%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score
0.120.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
82%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic District # 6 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school, middle school and elementary school to Washington Heights Academy is Inwood Academy For Leadership Charter School (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • New York Inwood Academy For Leadership Charter School Charter School
    Math: 90-94% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 5-12 | 892 students
    0.0 miles
    108 Cooper St
    New York, NY 10034
    (212) 304-0103
    0 5-12 892
  • New York P.S. 152 Dyckman Valley Magnet School
    Math: 30% | Reading: 28%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 574 students
    0.0 miles
    93 Nagle Ave
    New York, NY 10040
    (212) 567-5456
    0 PK-5 574
  • New York Professor Juan Bosch Public School Math: 55-59% | Reading: 40-44%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: K-5 | 296 students
    0.1 miles
    12-18 Ellwood St
    New York, NY 10040
    (212) 569-0327
    0.1 K-5 296
  • New York City College Academy Of The Arts Math: 54% | Reading: 67%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 600 students
    0.2 miles
    4600 Broadway
    New York, NY 10040
    (212) 567-3164
    0.2 6-12 600
  • New York I.S. 218 Salome Urena Math: 6-9% | Reading: 20-24%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 173 students
    0.2 miles
    4600 Broadway
    New York, NY 10040
    (212) 567-2322
    0.2 6-8 173

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