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Franklin K Lane High School

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9 reviews of this school


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Posted July 17, 2008

that school was the best my sons learn so much now they work in a bank
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 28, 2007

Lane is a safe place for struggling youth to recieve a holistic service approach for healthy teenage development. Awesome school
—Submitted by a student


Posted September 21, 2007

the school is okay its just the fact that the students dont want to make a change. once the students strive for success, thats what theyll recive. but they have to give 50-50. you have to give to get.
—Submitted by a student


Posted September 18, 2007

I think if there were no bad behaving kids in this school this school will be great but since a lot of parents don't teach their kids manner at home this is what make this school the worst of the school
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 18, 2007

I have had about six cousins and more than twenty friends that already graduated from this school.one of the main things is the bad name that is given to this school by others but its not the school its the student this school has excellent programs and even better staff so if a child does not succeed its not the school its them all opportunities are equal for all student and if your failing or having a bad time in school don't blame it on the school blame it on your self because their are others who are doing it. this is an excellent school in an ok community people should stop talking down on it. because of one bad review in the paper.
—Submitted by a former student


Posted June 27, 2005

The school provides many areas of educational choices, also they have a wide variety of sports. The school had its largest graduating class in over 15yrs after an overhaul of administration and curriculum in the last few years. I have 2 daughters that went through there and both took advantage of the programs and made good friends with teachers and students.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 14, 2004

Franklin K. Lane is an excellent school with a terrible reputation given by one newspaper. If you want an education, this is the place to go. The teachers are some of the best in New York. The administration is second to none. If you want to learn, these teachers will bend over backwards to help you. When there is a problem, they are quick to solve it if you are willing to listen and compromise. All you have to do is visit the school and want an education. Then Franklin K. Lane is the place for you.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 22, 2004

No matter what school you go to, there will always be kids that work hard and are determined. Just because a student goes there, does not mean that that student is not intelligent. If someone would just spend a day and see how the school actually functions, then maybe it will change the opinion of many others. They have an excellent Law Program, which provides students with the opportunity to go on field trips to court houses, participate in mock trials etc... Instead of just criticing the school, you may want to spend some time there, and think twice about it.
—Submitted by a former student


Posted August 26, 2003

This school has received a bad reputation for no reason! The incoming class has very low reading and math levels and it would be almost impossible to attain graduation in four years under such a handicap. The population has a high percent of English Language Learners and few of the parents have themselves graduated High School. Poverty and all the social problems that go with life in East New York, Cypress Hills and environs contribute to a student body unlikely to achieve academic success. NONETHELESS, the faculty and administration of the school remains dedicated, positive and eager to elevate the educational goals and performance of Lane's students. Unfortunately, the data driven demands of the State Education Department will most probably result in the closing of this venerable institution. What a shame!


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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.

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

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English

The state average for English was 77% in 2013.

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French

The state average for French was 95% in 2011.

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Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 74% in 2013.

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Global History and Geography

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

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Integrated Algebra

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

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Italian

The state average for Italian was 98% in 2011.

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Living Environment

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

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Physics

The state average for Physics was 81% in 2013.

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Spanish

The state average for Spanish was 94% in 2011.

6 students were tested at this school in 2011.

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U.S. History and Government

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

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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

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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

This school was not given a Progress Report Grade by the NYC Department of Education for the 2009-2010 school year.

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

Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Hispanic 1 82% 23%
Black 2 12% 19%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 2 4% 9%
White 1 2% 48%
American Indian/Alaska Native 2 0% 1%
Two or more races 2 0% 1%
Source: NYSED, 2011-2012
Source: 2 NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Limited English proficient 254%N/A8%
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 144%N/A43%
Source: 1 NYSED, 2011-2012
Source: 2 NCES, 2011-2012

Teacher experience

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Fewer than 3 years experience 0%N/A5%
Source: NYSED, 2011-2012

Teacher education levels

  This school District averageState average
Master's degree and above 89%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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