257 N 6th St
Brooklyn, NY 11211
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
Williamsburg High School For Architecture And Design serves 570 students in grades 9-12.
Williamsburg High School For Architecture And Design placed in the top 5% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≥95% (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 ≥95% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than 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

Williamsburg High School For Architecture And Design ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

Williamsburg High School For Architecture And Design's student population of 570 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 34 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Total Students
570 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
34 teachers
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School Rankings

Williamsburg High School For Architecture And Design is ranked within the top 5% 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 Williamsburg High School For Architecture And Design is 0.55, 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 Data
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State Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#128 out of 4228 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥95%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥95%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
17:1
13:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
3%
9%
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Hispanic
61%
27%
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Black
28%
17%
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White
6%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.55
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
77%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
11%
5%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 570 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 17:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 94%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥95% (Top 10% in NY)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 5%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≥95% (Top 5%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≥95% (Top 5%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.55 (Top 50%)

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