This school is rated below average in school quality compared to other schools in the state. Students here perform below average on state tests, ... More have below average college readiness measures, take fewer advanced courses per student than the state average, and this school has below average results in how well it’s serving disadvantaged students.
Academics
3/10
Test scores
Find out what state standardized test scores really tell you about a school – and what they don’t.

A worrisome sign:

Test scores at this school fall below the state average. This suggests that most 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,... More and explore higher-performing schools in your area to find the best opportunities for your child to succeed.


Subject
% Proficient
NY State Common Core Regents Exam
Algebra I
2%
State avg: 31%
Geometry
0%
State avg: 22%
English
66%
State avg: 66%
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Equity
4/10
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 worrisome sign:

Disadvantaged students at this school may be falling behind other students in the state, and this school may have significant achievement gaps.


Parent tip:

Look at the Race/ethnicity and Low-income sections below to see how different student groups are doing at this school. Are there big gaps?... More Start a conversation with a teacher or a fellow parent about how to interpret this information. What's the school doing to help all students succeed? How can you help?

Environment
Students
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Black
54%
Hispanic
43%
Two or more races
1%
White
1%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander
1%
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
294 :1
State avg: 385 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
77%
State avg: 92%
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Neighborhood
509 West 129th Street
New York, NY 10027
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