Lower Manhattan Arts Academy

3/10
GreatSchools Rating
Reviews
16
Grades
9-12
Students
380
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.


Algebra I
12%
State avg: 31%
Global History and Geography
54%
State avg: 68%
Biology I
70%
State avg: 78%
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2/10
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
68%
State avg: 78%
AP course participation
0%
State avg: 17%
Equity
Environment
Students
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Hispanic
56%
Black
28%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander
8%
White
3%
Two or more races
3%
American Indian/Alaska Native
1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
16 :1
State avg: 13 :1
Students per counselor
357 :1
State avg: 385 :1
Percent of teachers with less than 3 years of experience
9%
State avg: 8%
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16 Reviews
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Neighborhood
350 Grand Street
New York, NY 10002
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Last modified: May 3, 2017
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