High School for Law, Advocacy and Community Justice

3/10
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Grades
9-12
Students
515
Type
Public
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Academics
2/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

Very concerning:

Test scores at this school fall far below the state average. This means that 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
5%
State avg: 31%
English
53%
State avg: 66%
Geometry
0%
State avg: 22%
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3/10
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.)


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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
70%
State avg: 78%
AP course participation
12%
State avg: 17%
Percentage of students passing 1 or more AP exams grades 9-12
29%
State avg: 67%
Equity
Environment
Students
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Hispanic
52%
Black
42%
White
3%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander
2%
American Indian/Alaska Native
1%
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
178 :1
State avg: 385 :1
Percent of teachers with less than 3 years of experience
12%
State avg: 8%
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Neighborhood
122 Amsterdam Avenue
New York, NY 10023
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Last modified: May 3, 2017
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