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Albany Leadership Charter High School For Girls

Charter | 9-11 | 234 students

 

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Situated in an urban neighborhood. The median home value is $165,000. The average monthly rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $890.

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The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Algebra II/Trigonometry

The state average for Algebra II/Trigonometry was 66% in 2013.

16 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
50%

2012

 
 
43%

2011

 
 
33%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 76% in 2013.

27 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
33%

2012

 
 
5%

2011

 
 
17%
Earth Science

The state average for Earth Science was 72% in 2013.

91 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
45%

2012

 
 
57%

2011

 
 
n/a
English

The state average for English was 77% in 2013.

78 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
74%

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
n/a
French

The state average for French was 95% in 2011.

2011

 
 
n/a
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 74% in 2013.

88 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
48%

2012

 
 
41%

2011

 
 
41%
Global History and Geography

The state average for Global History and Geography was 71% in 2013.

95 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
39%

2012

 
 
60%

2011

 
 
40%
Integrated Algebra

The state average for Integrated Algebra was 73% in 2013.

127 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
57%

2012

 
 
66%

2011

 
 
68%
Living Environment

The state average for Living Environment was 77% in 2013.

94 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
62%

2012

 
 
61%

2011

 
 
54%
Physics

The state average for Physics was 81% in 2013.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a
Spanish

The state average for Spanish was 94% in 2011.

12 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
83%
U.S. History and Government

The state average for U.S. History and Government was 80% in 2013.

67 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
n/a
Scale: % passing

About the tests


In 2012-2013 New York used the New York State Regents Examinations to test high school students in English, math, global history and geography, US history and government, living environment, chemistry, Earth science and physics. Students must take at least five Regents Exams in order to graduate. Scores of 65 and above are passing; scores of 55 and above earn credit toward a local diploma (with the approval of the local board of education). The goal is for all students to pass the tests.

Source: New York State Education Department

Algebra II/Trigonometry

All Students50%
Female50%
Malen/a
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged64%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General population50%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English50%
Non-migrant50%

Chemistry

All Students33%
Female33%
Malen/a
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged26%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General population33%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English33%
Non-migrant33%

Earth Science

All Students45%
Female45%
Malen/a
African American38%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged45%
Not economically disadvantaged45%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General populationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant45%

English

All Students74%
Female74%
Malen/a
African American73%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged71%
Not economically disadvantaged76%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General populationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English74%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant74%

Geometry

All Students48%
Female48%
Malen/a
African American44%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged43%
Not economically disadvantaged62%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General populationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant48%

Global History and Geography

All Students39%
Female39%
Malen/a
African American39%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic38%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged42%
Not economically disadvantaged30%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General populationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English40%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant39%

Integrated Algebra

All Students57%
Female57%
Malen/a
African American54%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic70%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged64%
Not economically disadvantaged32%
Students with disabilities27%
General population59%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English59%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant57%

Living Environment

All Students62%
Female62%
Malen/a
African American61%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic64%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged59%
Not economically disadvantaged70%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General populationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant62%

Physics

All Studentsn/a
Femalen/a
Malen/a
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General populationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrantn/a

U.S. History and Government

All Students64%
Female64%
Malen/a
African American64%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged57%
Not economically disadvantaged76%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General populationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant64%
Scale: % passing

About the tests


In 2012-2013 New York used the New York State Regents Examinations to test high school students in English, math, global history and geography, US history and government, living environment, chemistry, Earth science and physics. Students must take at least five Regents Exams in order to graduate. Scores of 65 and above are passing; scores of 55 and above earn credit toward a local diploma (with the approval of the local board of education). The goal is for all students to pass the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the New York Department of Education. If there are fewer than 5 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: New York State Education Department

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Black 1 82% 19%
Hispanic 1 10% 23%
White 2 5% 48%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1 3% 9%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1 0% 1%
Two or more races 1 0% 1%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012
Source: 2 NYSED, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Female 100%N/A49%
Male 0%N/A51%
Limited English proficient 20%N/A8%
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 286%N/A43%
Source: 1 NCES, 2011-2012
Source: 2 NYSED, 2011-2012

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
Fewer than 3 years experience 68%N/A5%
Source: NYSED, 2011-2012

Teacher education levels

  This school District averageState average
Master's degree and above 5%N/A39%
Source: NYSED, 2011-2012

Teacher credentials

  This school District averageState average
Teachers with no valid teaching certificate 0%N/A0%
Source: NYSED, 2011-2012

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Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math (STEM)

School facilities
  • Computer lab
  • Science lab

Arts & music

School facilities
  • Art room
Visual arts
  • Ceramics
  • Drawing / sketching
  • Photography
  • Textile design
Performing and written arts
  • Creative writing
  • Dance
  • Poetry
Media arts
  • Graphics
  • Technical design and production

Language learning

Foreign languages taught
  • Spanish

Health & athletics

School facilities
  • Access to sports fields
  • Gym
  • Kitchen
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School basics

Before school or after school care / program onsite
  • Before school
  • After school
School Leader's name
  • Melissa Jarvis Cedeno

Programs

Foreign languages taught
  • Spanish

Resources

Transportation options
  • Passes/tokens for public transportation
  • School shares bus/van with other schools
School facilities
  • Access to sports fields
  • Art room
  • Audiovisual aids
  • Cafeteria
  • College/career center
  • Computer lab
  • Gym
  • Internet access
  • Kitchen
  • Learning lab
  • Library
  • Science lab
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Sports

Girls sports
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross country
  • Track
  • Volleyball

Arts & music

Visual arts
  • Ceramics
  • Drawing / sketching
  • Photography
  • Textile design
Performing arts
  • Creative writing
  • Dance
  • Poetry
Media arts
  • Graphics
  • Technical design and production
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needs to be verified by school leaders.

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School culture

Parent involvement
  • Attend parent nights
  • Chaperone school trips
  • Join PTO/PTA
  • Volunteer time after school
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19 Hackett Blvd
Albany, NY 12208
Phone: (518) 694-5300

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