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Business/Computer Applications & Entrepreneurship High School

Public | 9-12 | 351 students

 

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The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

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 64% in 2012.

31 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
3%

2011

 
 
30%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 78% in 2012.

17 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
35%

2011

 
 
33%
Earth Science

The state average for Earth Science was 73% in 2012.

57 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
41%

2011

 
 
32%
English

The state average for English was 82% in 2012.

123 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
67%

2011

 
 
67%
French

The state average for French was 95% in 2011.

6 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
100%
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 75% in 2012.

28 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
46%

2011

 
 
60%
Global History and Geography

The state average for Global History and Geography was 71% in 2012.

125 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
24%

2011

 
 
38%
Integrated Algebra

The state average for Integrated Algebra was 72% in 2012.

173 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
28%

2011

 
 
27%
Italian

The state average for Italian was 98% in 2011.

2011

 
 
n/a
Living Environment

The state average for Living Environment was 78% in 2012.

101 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
45%

2011

 
 
77%
Physics

The state average for Physics was 79% in 2012.

2012

 
 
n/a

2011

 
 
n/a
Spanish

The state average for Spanish was 94% in 2011.

31 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
94%
U.S. History and Government

The state average for U.S. History and Government was 79% in 2012.

188 students were tested at this school in 2012.

2012

 
 
31%

2011

 
 
59%
Scale: % passing

About the tests


In 2011-2012 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 Students3%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General population3%

Chemistry

All Students35%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General populationn/a

Earth Science

All Students41%
Students with disabilities11%
General population46%

English

All Students67%
Students with disabilities45%
General population70%

Geometry

All Students46%
Students with disabilities14%
General population57%

Global History and Geography

All Students24%
Students with disabilities0%
General population30%

Integrated Algebra

All Students28%
Students with disabilities11%
General population32%

Living Environment

All Students45%
Students with disabilities22%
General population49%

Physics

All Studentsn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General populationn/a

U.S. History and Government

All Students31%
Students with disabilities36%
General population31%
Scale: % passing

About the tests


In 2011-2012 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

Breaking down the GreatSchools Rating

GreatSchools Ratings for this school are based on 2011-2012 test results. Use the breakdown ratings below to compare types of students at this school. Learn more »


Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Black 85% 19%
Asian 6% 9%
Hispanic 5% 23%
American Indian/Alaska Native 2% 1%
White 1% 48%
Two or more races 0% 1%
Source: NYSED, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Limited English proficient 7%N/A8%
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 47%N/A43%
Source: NYSED, 2011-2012

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
Fewer than 3 years experience 6%N/A5%
Source: NYSED, 2011-2012

Teacher education levels

  This school District averageState average
Master's degree and above 41%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
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 295 responses

This school provides ... 1

A safe and respectful environmentWhat's this?

This score measures whether parents, students and teachers feel that the school creates a physically and emotionally secure environment in which everyone can focus on student learning.

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This school
6.3
out of 10
 
City average
8.0
out of 10
 

Parents

This school

 
7.4
 

City average

 
8.4
 

Students

This school

 
5.2
 

City average

 
7.2
 

Teachers

This school

 
6.2
 

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
6.5
out of 10
 
City average
8.1
out of 10
 

Parents

This school

 
7.4
 

City average

 
8.5
 

Students

This school

 
6.4
 

City average

 
7.8
 

Teachers

This school

 
5.6
 

City average

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

This score measures how engaged parents, students and teachers feel they are in an active and vibrant partnership to promote student learning.

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This school
6.2
out of 10
 
City average
7.8
out of 10
 

Parents

This school

 
7.1
 

City average

 
8.1
 

Students

This school

 
5.4
 

City average

 
7.2
 

Teachers

This school

 
5.9
 

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
6.9
out of 10
 
City average
8.2
out of 10
 

Parents

This school

 
7.4
 

City average

 
8.3
 

Students

This school

 
6.7
 

City average

 
8.1
 

Teachers

This school

 
6.7
 

City average

 
8.1
 

Based on surveys from:

 RespondentsResponse rate
Parents5318%
Students22476%
Teachers18100%

12012-2013 New York City Department of Education School Survey

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207-01 116th Ave
Cambria Heights, NY 11411
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