Rachel Carson High School For Coastal Studies

4/10
GreatSchools Rating
Reviews
20
Grades
10-12
Students
507
Type
Public
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Academics
3/10
Test scores
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A worrisome sign:

Test scores at this school fall below the state average. This means that most students at this school are not performing at grade level.


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Ask the school what it’s doing to help students who are behind. Understand what on-track learning looks like, and explore higher-performing schools in your area to find the best opportunities for your child to succeed.


NY State Common Core Regents Exam
Algebra I
14%
State avg: 31%
English
54%
State avg: 66%
Geometry
4%
State avg: 22%
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4/10
College readiness
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A worrisome sign:

This school is below the state average in key measures of college and career readiness.

(Remember: high graduation rates don't mean much if students are graduating without the coursework and test scores they need to succeed.)


Parent tip

Ask the schools what it’s doing to improve access to advanced classes and help prepare students for college entrance tests.


4-year high school graduation rate
81%
State avg: 78%
AP course participation
14%
State avg: 17%
Percentage of students passing 1 or more AP exams grades 9-12
6%
State avg: 67%
Equity
Environment
Students
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White
43%
Black
23%
Hispanic
22%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander
10%
American Indian/Alaska Native
1%
Two or more races
<1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
17 :1
State avg: 13 :1
Students per counselor
117 :1
State avg: 385 :1
Percent of teachers with less than 3 years of experience
3%
State avg: 8%
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20 Reviews
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Neighborhood
521 West Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11224
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Last modified: May 3, 2017
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