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Civic Leadership Academy

Public | 9-12 | 446 students

 

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Posted August 8, 2013

I'm becoming a freshman this year! Cannot wait! Really interested in joining drama or chorus :) This school looks really fun based on the YouTube videos :)


Posted May 13, 2013

My daughter is a freshman this year and we are thrilled with her High School selection. In the midst of Corona is this gem of a school, with phenomenal teachers. CLA ROCKS! Keep up the great work! SPECIAL KUDOS TO THE MUSIC DEPARMENT - MR. WELSH - Thank you for giving my songbird a venue to sing..........Gracias.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 5, 2011

school is grt!! the teachers are reallly helpful and they make u feel special in there!
—Submitted by a student


Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

About these ratings

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 66% in 2013.

59 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
68%

2012

 
 
46%

2011

 
 
30%
Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 76% in 2013.

54 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
82%

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
84%
Earth Science

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

78 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
31%

2012

 
 
60%

2011

 
 
38%
English

The state average for English was 77% in 2013.

118 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
88%

2012

 
 
87%

2011

 
 
95%
French

The state average for French was 95% in 2011.

2011

 
 
n/a
Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 74% in 2013.

148 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
44%

2012

 
 
35%

2011

 
 
45%
Global History and Geography

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

144 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
65%

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
66%
Integrated Algebra

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

151 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
84%

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
69%
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.

150 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
75%

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
77%
Physics

The state average for Physics was 81% in 2013.

20 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
50%

2012

 
 
70%

2011

 
 
n/a
Spanish

The state average for Spanish was 94% in 2011.

47 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
100%
U.S. History and Government

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

97 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
87%

2012

 
 
79%

2011

 
 
91%
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 Students68%
Female78%
Male57%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic61%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged69%
Not economically disadvantaged67%
Students with disabilities66%
General population68%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English68%
Non-migrant68%

Chemistry

All Students82%
Female84%
Male78%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic82%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged81%
Not economically disadvantaged85%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General populationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English82%
Non-migrant82%

Earth Science

All Students31%
Female28%
Male34%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic27%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged29%
Not economically disadvantaged38%
Students with disabilities9%
General population39%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English33%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant31%

English

All Students88%
Female88%
Male89%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islander71%
Hispanic90%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged87%
Not economically disadvantaged91%
Students with disabilities77%
General population91%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English92%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant88%

Geometry

All Students44%
Female52%
Male35%
African American54%
Asian/Pacific Islander66%
Hispanic42%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged47%
Not economically disadvantaged39%
Students with disabilities7%
General population53%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English46%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant44%

Global History and Geography

All Students65%
Female62%
Male68%
African American50%
Asian/Pacific Islander76%
Hispanic64%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged62%
Not economically disadvantaged75%
Students with disabilities29%
General population74%
English language learners17%
Proficient in English69%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant65%

Integrated Algebra

All Students84%
Female84%
Male87%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic84%
Multiracial80%
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged82%
Not economically disadvantaged94%
Students with disabilities76%
General population87%
English language learners52%
Proficient in English91%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant84%

Living Environment

All Students75%
Female70%
Male81%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic74%
Multiracial63%
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged71%
Not economically disadvantaged90%
Students with disabilities53%
General population82%
English language learners32%
Proficient in English83%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant75%

Physics

All Students50%
Female33%
Malen/a
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic40%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged62%
Not economically disadvantagedn/a
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General populationn/a
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English50%
Non-migrant50%

U.S. History and Government

All Students87%
Female88%
Male86%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islander80%
Hispanic85%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged87%
Not economically disadvantaged86%
Students with disabilities73%
General population90%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant87%
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

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Hispanic 2 80% 23%
Black 1 9% 19%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 2 8% 9%
White 2 3% 48%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1 0% 1%
Two or more races 1 0% 1%
Source: NYSED, 2011-2012
Source: 2 NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Limited English proficient 29%N/A8%
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 274%N/A43%
Source: 1 NCES, 2011-2012
Source: 2 NYSED, 2011-2012

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
Fewer than 3 years experience 26%N/A5%
Source: NYSED, 2011-2012

Teacher education levels

  This school District averageState average
Master's degree and above 19%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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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 687 responses

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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
8.4
out of 10
 
City average
8.0
out of 10
 

Parents

This school

 
8.5
 

City average

 
8.4
 

Students

This school

 
8.2
 

City average

 
7.2
 

Teachers

This school

 
8.5
 

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
7.7
out of 10
 
City average
8.1
out of 10
 

Parents

This school

 
8.4
 

City average

 
8.5
 

Students

This school

 
8.2
 

City average

 
7.8
 

Teachers

This school

 
6.7
 

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
7.5
out of 10
 
City average
7.8
out of 10
 

Parents

This school

 
8.0
 

City average

 
8.1
 

Students

This school

 
8.0
 

City average

 
7.2
 

Teachers

This school

 
6.6
 

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
8.2
out of 10
 
City average
8.2
out of 10
 

Parents

This school

 
8.4
 

City average

 
8.3
 

Students

This school

 
8.5
 

City average

 
8.1
 

Teachers

This school

 
7.7
 

City average

 
8.1
 

Based on surveys from:

 RespondentsResponse rate
Parents23356%
Students42697%
Teachers2888%

12012-2013 New York City Department of Education School Survey

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School basics

School Leader's name
  • MR. PHUONG NGUYEN

Programs

Instructional and/or curriculum models used

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  • Advanced placement courses
Specific academic themes or areas of focus

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  • Humanities
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 - Q29, Q38, Q53, Q58, Q72. Subways - 7 to Junction Blvd
  • Passes/tokens for public transportation
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Sports

Boys sports
  • Basketball
  • Flag football
  • Judo / Other Martial Arts
  • Soccer
  • Volleyball
Girls sports
  • Basketball
  • Flag football
  • Judo / Other Martial Arts
  • Soccer
  • Volleyball
School leaders can update this information here.

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45-10 94th St
Elmhurst, NY 11373
Phone: (718) 271-1487

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