Facing History School

2/10
GreatSchools Rating
Reviews
12
Grades
9-12
Students
403
Type
Public
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Academics
2/10
Test scores
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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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NY State Common Core Regents Exam
English
25%
State avg: 66%
New York State Regents Exams
English
75%
State avg: 54%
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.)


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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
60%
State avg: 78%
AP course participation
12%
State avg: 17%
Percentage of students passing 1 or more AP exams grades 9-12
<1%
State avg: 67%
Equity
Environment
Students
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Hispanic
67%
Black
27%
White
2%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander
2%
Two or more races
1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
13 :1
State avg: 13 :1
Percent of teachers with less than 3 years of experience
13%
State avg: 8%
% of full time teachers who are certified
100%
State avg: 99%
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Neighborhood
525 West 50th Street
New York, NY 10019
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Last modified: May 3, 2017
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