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Dreamyard Preparatory School

Public | 9-12 | 348 students

 

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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.

2013

 
 
n/a

2012

 
 
10%

2011

 
 
34%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 76% in 2013.

13 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
23%

2012

 
 
31%

2011

 
 
29%
Earth Science

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

48 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
48%

2012

 
 
45%

2011

 
 
20%
English

The state average for English was 77% in 2013.

82 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
57%

2012

 
 
54%

2011

 
 
79%
French

The state average for French was 95% in 2011.

2011

 
 
n/a
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 74% in 2013.

22 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
27%

2012

 
 
46%

2011

 
 
n/a
Global History and Geography

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

110 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
58%

2012

 
 
54%

2011

 
 
20%
Integrated Algebra

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

133 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
56%

2012

 
 
49%

2011

 
 
34%
Italian

The state average for Italian was 98% in 2011.

2011

 
 
n/a
Living Environment

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

90 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
49%

2012

 
 
75%

2011

 
 
73%
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.

32 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
97%
U.S. History and Government

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

62 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
72%

2011

 
 
30%
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 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

Chemistry

All Students23%
Femalen/a
Malen/a
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged23%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General population23%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant23%

Earth Science

All Students48%
Female45%
Male53%
African American29%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic55%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged48%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General populationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English49%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant48%

English

All Students57%
Female59%
Male55%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic51%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged57%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilities20%
General population66%
English language learners41%
Proficient in English66%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant57%

Geometry

All Students27%
Female29%
Malen/a
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic33%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged27%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General population27%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant27%

Global History and Geography

All Students58%
Female60%
Male56%
African American60%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic58%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged58%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilities26%
General population65%
English language learners36%
Proficient in English63%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant58%

Integrated Algebra

All Students56%
Female57%
Male55%
African American71%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic50%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged56%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilities22%
General population64%
English language learners38%
Proficient in English62%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant56%

Living Environment

All Students49%
Female53%
Male42%
African American51%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic46%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged49%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilities40%
General population50%
English language learners20%
Proficient in English60%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant49%

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 Students65%
Female59%
Male75%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic61%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged65%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General population70%
English language learners42%
Proficient in English73%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant65%
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

In 2009-2010, this school was given a grade of "D" for the high school level.

About the tests


Progress Report Grades measure the school's contribution to student learning in three areas: School Environment, Student Performance and Student Progress. Schools can receive additional credit for achieving exemplary performance progress among high-needs students. Progress Report Grades range from A to F.

Source: New York City Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Hispanic 1 70% 23%
Black 1 27% 19%
American Indian/Alaska Native 2 3% 1%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 2 0% 9%
Two or more races 1 0% 1%
White 1 0% 48%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012
Source: 2 NYSED, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Limited English proficient 125%N/A8%
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 284%N/A43%
Source: 1 NCES, 2011-2012
Source: 2 NYSED, 2011-2012

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
Fewer than 3 years experience 14%N/A5%
Source: NYSED, 2011-2012

Teacher education levels

  This school District averageState average
Master's degree and above 23%N/A39%
Source: NYSED, 2011-2012

Teacher credentials

  This school District averageState average
Teachers with no valid teaching certificate 9%N/A0%
Source: NYSED, 2011-2012

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Arts & music

Specific academic themes or areas of focus
  • Performing arts
Performing and written arts
  • Drama

Language learning

Foreign languages taught
  • Spanish
Level of ESL/ELL programming offered
  • Basic - the school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students

Gifted & talented

Instructional and/or curriculum models used
  • Advanced placement courses
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The NYC Department of Education asked parents, teachers and students about their school's learning environment. Results provide insight into school climate, such as whether the school is academically rigorous, safe, communicative and collaborative. Learn more

The information captured by the survey is designed to support a dialogue among all members of the school community about how to make the school a better place to learn. An overall category score is calculated for each respondent group (parents, teachers, or students) by averaging the scores of the questions within that survey category.

Category scores for each of the respondent groups are then combined to form overall category scores. Alongside the results for each school are the aggregated results across all NYC public schools, which are provided as a basis for comparisons.

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Based on 375 responses

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A safe and respectful environmentWhat's this?

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This school
7.8
out of 10
 
City average
8.0
out of 10
 

Parents

This school

 
8.3
 

City average

 
8.4
 

Students

This school

 
6.8
 

City average

 
7.2
 

Teachers

This school

 
8.2
 

City average

 
8.0
 
Clear, useful communication about educational goalsWhat's this?

This score measures whether parents, students and teachers feel that the school provides information about the school's educational goals and offers appropriate feedback on each student's learning outcome.

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This school
8.4
out of 10
 
City average
8.1
out of 10
 

Parents

This school

 
8.4
 

City average

 
8.5
 

Students

This school

 
7.7
 

City average

 
7.8
 

Teachers

This school

 
9.2
 

City average

 
7.8
 
Strong parent, teacher and student engagementWhat's this?

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This school
7.9
out of 10
 
City average
7.8
out of 10
 

Parents

This school

 
8.1
 

City average

 
8.1
 

Students

This school

 
6.9
 

City average

 
7.2
 

Teachers

This school

 
8.6
 

City average

 
7.8
 
High academic expectations for all studentsWhat's this?

This score measures how well parents, students and teachers feel that the school develops rigorous and meaningful academic goals that encourage students to do their best.

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This school
8.3
out of 10
 
City average
8.2
out of 10
 

Parents

This school

 
8.4
 

City average

 
8.3
 

Students

This school

 
7.7
 

City average

 
8.1
 

Teachers

This school

 
8.8
 

City average

 
8.1
 

Based on surveys from:

 RespondentsResponse rate
Parents10237%
Students24787%
Teachers26100%

12012-2013 New York City Department of Education School Survey

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School basics

School Leader's name
  • MS. ALICIA WARGO

Programs

Instructional and/or curriculum models used

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  • Advanced placement courses
  • College prep
Specific academic themes or areas of focus

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  • Performing arts
Foreign languages taught
  • Spanish
Level of ESL/ELL programming offered
  • Basic - the school offers or partners to provide services based on the needs of individual students

Resources

Extra learning resources offered
  • Title I Schoolwide program (SWP)
Transportation options
  • Busses - BX1, BX11, BX15, BX18, BX32, BX35, BX41. Subways - 4, B, D to 170th St
  • Passes/tokens for public transportation
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Sports

Boys sports
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Soccer
  • Track
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling
Girls sports
  • Basketball
  • Sofbtall
  • Tennis
  • Track
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling

Arts & music

Performing arts
  • Drama
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240 E 172nd St
Bronx, NY 10457
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