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Special Music School
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This school is rated above average in school quality compared to other schools in New York. Students here perform above average on state tests, ... More have above average college readiness measures, are making above average year-over-year academic improvement, and this school has above average results in how well it’s serving disadvantaged students.

ACADEMICS

8/10

Test scores

Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

A promising sign:

Test scores at this school are above the state average. Because test scores in some states are so low, some students at this school may still not be performing at grade level


Parent tips

Even high-performing schools can have disparities between student groups. To understand how well this school... More serves all its students, review the information below in the Equity section. Understand what on-track learning looks like for your child and how you can help at home.


Subject
% Proficient
New York State Regents Exams
Global History and Geography
96%
State avg: 69%
US History and Government
100%
State avg: 81%
Earth Science
53%
State avg: 69%
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10/10

Student progress

This rating measures how much students at this school improved from one year to the next, compared to students with similar proficiency levels at other schools in the state.

Good news!

Students at this school are making far more academic progress given where they were last year, compared to similar students in the state.

High progress with high test scores means students have strong academic skills and the school is a doing an excellent job at supporting academic growth compared to most other schools.


Parent tip

Ask the school how it interprets this rating and what you can do to support the school's success.

Equity

9/10

Equity overview

Is this school offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful schools are working to close the achievement gap.

Good news!

Disadvantaged students at this school are performing far better than other students in the state, and this school is successfully closing the achievement gap.


Parent tip:

Schools that close the gap between different student groups are doing something right! Explore the Race/ethnicity and Low-income sections below to learn more.... More These 5 things will help you start a conversation at your school about helping all students succeed.

ENVIRONMENT

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Student demographics

Studies show that diversity in school leads to long-term benefits for students. Discover why!
White
44%
Asian
16%
Hispanic
14%
Black
13%
Two or more races
13%
American Indian/Alaska Native
<1%

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
343 :1
State avg: 352 :1
Percentage of teachers with 3 or more years experience
60%
State avg: 90%
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Neighborhood

129 West 67th Street
New York, NY 10023
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