International High School at Union Square

2/10
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Grades
9-12
Students
335
Type
Public
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Academics
3/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

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.


Parent tips

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
7%
State avg: 31%
English
13%
State avg: 66%
New York State Regents Exams
English
67%
State avg: 54%
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1/10
College readiness
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Very concerning:

This school is far 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
49%
State avg: 78%
AP course participation
0%
State avg: 17%
Equity
Environment
Students
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Hispanic
44%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander
33%
Black
14%
White
9%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
13 :1
State avg: 13 :1
Students per counselor
188 :1
State avg: 385 :1
Percent of teachers with less than 3 years of experience
23%
State avg: 8%
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Neighborhood
40 Irving Place
New York, NY 10003
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Last modified: May 3, 2017
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