Metropolitan Expeditionary Learning School

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4/10
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Reviews
31
Grades
6-11
Students
840
Type
Public
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This school is rated below average in school quality compared to other schools in the state. Students here perform about average on state tests, have above average college readiness measures, ... More

Academics
5/10
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
14%
State avg: 31%
Geometry
2%
State avg: 22%
English
75%
State avg: 66%
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8/10
College readiness
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A promising sign:

This school is 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
100%
State avg: 79%
AP course participation
0%
State avg: 17%
Percentage of students passing 1 or more AP exams grades 9-12
<1%
State avg: 67%
3/10
Student progress

A worrisome sign:

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

Depending on where the school's test scores start, student progress (also known as student growth) means different things.

Low progress with low test scores means... that students are starting at a low point and falling farther behind their peers.

Low progress with high test scores means students have strong academic skills but that students in this school are making smaller gains than similar students in other schools.


Parent tip

Ask the school how it interprets this rating and how it might use this information to improve its programs.

Equity
Environment
Students
Studies show that diversity in school leads to long-term benefits for students. Discover why!
Hispanic
37%
White
21%
Black
19%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander
17%
American Indian/Alaska Native
3%
Two or more races
3%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
12 :1
State avg: 13 :1
Students per counselor
592 :1
State avg: 385 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
77%
State avg: 92%
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31 Reviews
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Neighborhood
89-30 Metropolitan Avenue
Queens, NY 11374
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