Williamsburg Charter High School

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3/10
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Reviews
9
Grades
9-12
Students
963
Type
Public charter
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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 suggests that students at this school are likely not performing at grade level.


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Test scores are important to look at because they indicate where students are performing compared to grade-level standards. 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
2%
State avg: 31%
English
43%
State avg: 66%
Geometry
1%
State avg: 22%
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4/10
College readiness
Learn more about how to help your child graduate ready for college. See how.

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.)


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
78%
State avg: 79%
AP course participation
13%
State avg: 17%
Percentage of students passing 1 or more AP exams grades 9-12
25%
State avg: 67%
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Equity
Environment
Students
Studies show that diversity in school leads to long-term benefits for students. Discover why!
Hispanic
65%
Black
32%
White
2%
American Indian/Alaska Native
1%
Two or more races
<1%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander
<1%
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Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
14 :1
State avg: 13 :1
Students per counselor
72 :1
State avg: 385 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
53%
State avg: 92%
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Neighborhood
198 Varet Street
Brooklyn, NY 11206
CHARTER SCHOOL LEADER - MS. KATHLEEN GAFFNEY - Principal
(718) 497-0476
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Last modified: May 3, 2017

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