This school is rated above average in school quality compared to other schools in the state. Students here perform about average on state tests, ... More
Academics
6/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

Worth a deeper look:

Test scores at this school are about the same as the state average, though still below the top-performing schools in the state. Because test scores in some states are so low, many students at this school may not be performing at grade level.


Parent tips

Ask the school what it’s doing to help students who are behind. Understand what on-track learning looks like, and ask the school what it’s doing to accelerate progress for students.


Subject
% Proficient
NY State Common Core Regents Exam
Algebra I
33%
State avg: 31%
English
53%
State avg: 66%
Geometry
7%
State avg: 22%
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9/10
College readiness
Learn more about how to help your child graduate ready for college. See how.

Good news!

This school is far above the state average in key measures of college and career readiness.

Even at schools with strong college and career readiness, there may be students who are not getting the opportunities they need to succeed.


Parent tip

Ask the school what it’s doing to help all students succeed in advanced classes and prepare for college entrance tests.


4-year high school graduation rate
92%
State avg: 79%
AP course participation
23%
State avg: 17%
Percentage of students passing 1 or more AP exams grades 9-12
86%
State avg: 67%
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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.


Parent tip

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

Equity
7/10
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.

A promising sign:

Disadvantaged students at this school are performing better than other students in the state, though this school may still have achievement gaps.


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. Start a conversation with a teacher or a fellow parent about how this school is helping all its students succeed – and how can you help.

Environment
Students
Studies show that diversity in school leads to long-term benefits for students. Discover why!
Black
58%
Hispanic
38%
American Indian/Alaska Native
1%
White
1%
Two or more races
1%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander
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
179 :1
State avg: 385 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
90%
State avg: 92%
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Neighborhood
433 West 123rd Street
New York, NY 10027
CHARTER SCHOOL LEADER - MS. STACY JOHNSON - Principal
(212) 666-4723
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