New York City Academy For Discovery School in New York, NY
(PK-05 • Public • Regular School)
City-data.com school rating (using weighted test average as compared to other schools in New York) from 0 (worst) to 100 (best) is 46
- Address
- 95-16 89TH AVE
New York, NY 11421
- Telephone
- (718) 441-2165
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- City-data.com school rating
- 46
- Students
- 467
- Classroom Teachers (FTE)
- 35.0
- National School Lunch
Program (NSLP) Status - No
- Free lunch eligible students
- 332
- Reduced-price lunch
eligible students - 59
- School district
- NEW YORK CITY GEOGRAPHIC DISTRICT #27
- Charter school
- No
- Shared Time Indicator
- No
- Adult education offered
- No
Ratings
This school rating compared to other nearby schools ratings:
QUEENS EXPLORERS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (0.6 miles): | 96 |
HIGH SCH-CONSTRUCTION TRADES ENGINEERING & ARCHITECTURE (0.4 miles): | 84 |
PS 66 JACQUELINE KENNEDY-ONASSIS (0.5 miles): | 73 |
PS 254-ROSA PARKS SCHOOL (THE) (0.4 miles): | 68 |
PS 60 WOODHAVEN (0.2 miles): | 63 |
PS 90 HORACE MANN (0.6 miles): | 49 |
New York City Academy For Discovery School: | 46 |
PS 273 (0.3 miles): | 41 |
JHS 210 ELIZABETH BLACKWELL (0.5 miles): | 36 |
New York City Academy For Discovery School rating compared to average state, county and city schools ratings:
New York: | 50 |
New York County: | 51 |
New York: | 51 |
This School: | 46 |
Students & Teachers
Total enrollment:
Enrollment in 2016: 467
Enrollment in 2015: 485
Enrollment in 2014: 478
Enrollment in 2013: 455
Enrollment in 2012: 358
Enrollment in 2011: 321
Enrollment in 2010: 225
Enrollment in 2009: 140
Enrollment in 2015: 485
Enrollment in 2014: 478
Enrollment in 2013: 455
Enrollment in 2012: 358
Enrollment in 2011: 321
Enrollment in 2010: 225
Enrollment in 2009: 140
Enrollment by grade, gender and race:
(Note: Details may not add to totals. School year: 2015-2016)
Grade | PK | KG | G01 | G02 | G03 | G04 | G05 | Total |
---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|
All students | 40 | 65 | 68 | 67 | 79 | 62 | 86 | 467 |
Female students | 21 | 23 | 27 | 38 | 35 | 28 | 43 | 215 |
Male students | 19 | 42 | 41 | 29 | 44 | 34 | 43 | 252 |
American Indian/Alaska Native students | 1 | 2 | 1 | 5 | 3 | 2 | 4 | 18 |
Asian students | 2 | 17 | 11 | 13 | 10 | 8 | 13 | 74 |
Hispanic students | 34 | 40 | 46 | 45 | 49 | 50 | 59 | 323 |
Black students | 2 | 2 | 6 | 3 | 5 | 2 | 2 | 22 |
White students | - | 3 | 3 | 1 | 7 | - | 7 | 21 |
Two or More Races students | 1 | 1 | 1 | - | 5 | - | 1 | 9 |
Enrollment by grade:
Pre-Kindergarten enrollment: 40
Kindergarten enrollment: 65
1st grade enrollment: 68
2nd grade enrollment: 67
3rd grade enrollment: 79
4th grade enrollment: 62
5th grade enrollment: 86
Kindergarten enrollment: 65
1st grade enrollment: 68
2nd grade enrollment: 67
3rd grade enrollment: 79
4th grade enrollment: 62
5th grade enrollment: 86
New York City Academy For Discovery School - Historical enrollment by grade
Enrollment by gender:
(State average from 6,131 schools)
Female enrollment: 215 (46.0%)
Here: | 46.0% |
New York: | 51.1% |
Male enrollment: 252 (54.0%)
Here: | 54.0% |
State: | 47.5% |
New York City Academy For Discovery School - Historical enrollment by gender
Enrollment by race/ethnicity:
(State average from 1,352 schools)
American Indian/Alaska Native enrollment: 18 (3.9%)
New York City Academy For Discovery School: | 3.9% |
State: | 0.2% |
Asian enrollment: 74 (15.8%)
School: | 15.8% |
State: | 4.6% |
Hispanic enrollment: 323 (69.2%)
School: | 69.2% |
New York: | 9.2% |
Black enrollment: 22 (4.7%)
New York City Academy For Discovery School: | 4.7% |
State: | 12.0% |
White enrollment: 21 (4.5%)
School: | 4.5% |
New York: | 55.1% |
Two or More Races enrollment: 9 (1.9%)
Here: | 1.9% |
New York: | 2.9% |
New York City Academy For Discovery School - Historical enrollment by race/ethnicity
Lunch Program Eligibility:
(State average from 4,921 schools)
Free/reduced-price lunch eligible students: 391 (83.7%)
New York City Academy For Discovery School: | 83.7% |
New York: | 52.7% |
Free lunch eligible students: 332 (71.1%)
School: | 71.1% |
New York: | 45.4% |
Reduced-price lunch eligible students: 59 (12.6%)
New York City Academy For Discovery School: | 12.6% |
State: | 4.8% |
New York City Academy For Discovery School - Lunch Program Eligibility
Average Class Size:
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Average Class Size:
- Common Branch: 28
Teachers and support:
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Classroom Teachers (FTE): 35
Student/Teacher Ratio
Number of individuals teaching out of certification: 2
Number of teachers with fewer than three years of teaching experience: 7
Number of teachers with Master's Degree plus 30 hours or doctorate: 11
Total number of classes taught: 71
Number of classes taught by teachers without appropriate certification: 6
Number of full-time principals: 1
Number of full-time assistant principals: 1
Number of full-time professional staff other than teachers, principals, and asst principals: 4
Student/Teacher Ratio
Here: | 13.4 |
New York: | 14.0 |
Number of teachers with fewer than three years of teaching experience: 7
Number of teachers with Master's Degree plus 30 hours or doctorate: 11
Total number of classes taught: 71
Number of classes taught by teachers without appropriate certification: 6
Number of full-time principals: 1
Number of full-time assistant principals: 1
Number of full-time professional staff other than teachers, principals, and asst principals: 4
New York City Academy For Discovery School - Teachers (FTE) and pupil/teacher ratio
Statewide Student Assessments
Grades 3-8 New York State Testing Program Assessments:
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(State average from 2,439 schools)
The grades 3-8 English Language Arts (ELA) and mathematics assessments measure the higher learning standards that were adopted by the State Board of Regents in 2010, which more accurately reflect students' progress toward college and career readiness.
3rd Grade:
ELA students tested with valid scores: 58
Computed mean of student ELA scores: 305
Students scoring at Level 1: 29%
Students scoring at Level 2: 33%
Students scoring at Level 3: 33%
Students scoring at Level 4: 5%
Math students tested with valid scores: 61
Computed mean of student Math scores: 305
Students scoring at Level 1: 21%
Students scoring at Level 2: 31%
Students scoring at Level 3: 30%
Students scoring at Level 4: 18%
4th Grade:
ELA students tested with valid scores: 67
Computed mean of student ELA scores: 302
Students scoring at Level 1: 24%
Students scoring at Level 2: 39%
Students scoring at Level 3: 31%
Students scoring at Level 4: 6%
Math students tested with valid scores: 71
Computed mean of student Math scores: 305
Students scoring at Level 1: 25%
Students scoring at Level 2: 35%
Students scoring at Level 3: 18%
Students scoring at Level 4: 21%
Science students tested with valid scores: 75
Computed mean of student Science scores: 83
Students scoring at Level 1: 4%
Students scoring at Level 2: 9%
Students scoring at Level 3: 28%
Students scoring at Level 4: 59%
5th Grade:
ELA students tested with valid scores: 59
Computed mean of student ELA scores: 301
Students scoring at Level 1: 32%
Students scoring at Level 2: 31%
Students scoring at Level 3: 31%
Students scoring at Level 4: 7%
Math students tested with valid scores: 63
Computed mean of student Math scores: 308
Students scoring at Level 1: 33%
Students scoring at Level 2: 27%
Students scoring at Level 3: 27%
Students scoring at Level 4: 13%
- All305
- Males301
- Females308
- Hispanic301
- Asian316
- Black299
- IDEA281
ELA Mean Score (3rd Grade)
Computed mean of student ELA scores: 305
ELA Students scoring proficient and above: | 38% |
State: | 43% |
Students scoring at Level 1: 29%
Students scoring at Level 2: 33%
Students scoring at Level 3: 33%
Students scoring at Level 4: 5%
- All305
- Males302
- Females308
- Hispanic299
- Asian331
- Black292
- IDEA282
MATH Mean Score (3rd Grade)
Computed mean of student Math scores: 305
Math Students scoring proficient and above: | 48% |
State: | 49% |
Students scoring at Level 1: 21%
Students scoring at Level 2: 31%
Students scoring at Level 3: 30%
Students scoring at Level 4: 18%
4th Grade:
- All302
- Males300
- Females304
- Hispanic300
- Asian314
- White290
- IDEA280
ELA Mean Score (4th Grade)
Computed mean of student ELA scores: 302
ELA Students scoring proficient and above: | 37% |
State: | 41% |
Students scoring at Level 1: 24%
Students scoring at Level 2: 39%
Students scoring at Level 3: 31%
Students scoring at Level 4: 6%
- All305
- Males305
- Females305
- Hispanic304
- Asian302
- White297
- IDEA269
MATH Mean Score (4th Grade)
Computed mean of student Math scores: 305
Math Students scoring proficient and above: | 39% |
New York: | 43% |
Students scoring at Level 1: 25%
Students scoring at Level 2: 35%
Students scoring at Level 3: 18%
Students scoring at Level 4: 21%
- All83
- Males82
- Females83
- Hispanic82
- Asian86
- White73
- IDEA80
SCI Mean Score (4th Grade)
Computed mean of student Science scores: 83
Science Students scoring proficient and above: | 87% |
New York: | 87% |
Students scoring at Level 1: 4%
Students scoring at Level 2: 9%
Students scoring at Level 3: 28%
Students scoring at Level 4: 59%
5th Grade:
- All301
- Males300
- Females302
- Hispanic298
- IDEA261
ELA Mean Score (5th Grade)
Computed mean of student ELA scores: 301
ELA Students scoring proficient and above: | 38% |
New York: | 35% |
Students scoring at Level 1: 32%
Students scoring at Level 2: 31%
Students scoring at Level 3: 31%
Students scoring at Level 4: 7%
- All308
- Males306
- Females310
- Hispanic300
- IDEA271
MATH Mean Score (5th Grade)
Computed mean of student Math scores: 308
Math Students scoring proficient and above: | 40% |
New York: | 43% |
Students scoring at Level 1: 33%
Students scoring at Level 2: 27%
Students scoring at Level 3: 27%
Students scoring at Level 4: 13%
The New York State English as a Second Language Achievement Test:
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(State average from 1,219 schools)
The New York State English as a Second Language Achievement Test (NYSESLAT) is designed to annually assess the English proficiency of all English language learners enrolled in Grades K-12 in New York State schools. The exam gives the State and schools important information about the English language development of English language learners (ELLs), and is part of the State's compliance with federal laws that mandate the annual assessing and tracking of English proficiency of English language learners.
New York City Academy For Discovery School - % Scoring at Expanding Level or above in NYSESLAT
Kindergarten:
Students tested with valid scores: 17
Students scoring at Entering Level: 6%
Students scoring at Emerging Level: 24%
Students scoring at Transitioning Level: 18%
Students scoring at Expanding Level: 47%
Students scoring at Commanding Level: 6%
1st Grade:
Students tested with valid scores: 13
Students scoring at Entering Level: 0%
Students scoring at Emerging Level: 23%
Students scoring at Transitioning Level: 38%
Students scoring at Expanding Level: 38%
Students scoring at Commanding Level: 0%
2nd Grade:
Students tested with valid scores: 13
Students scoring at Entering Level: 15%
Students scoring at Emerging Level: 15%
Students scoring at Transitioning Level: 8%
Students scoring at Expanding Level: 38%
Students scoring at Commanding Level: 23%
3rd Grade:
Students tested with valid scores: 11
Students scoring at Entering Level: 9%
Students scoring at Emerging Level: 9%
Students scoring at Transitioning Level: 36%
Students scoring at Expanding Level: 36%
Students scoring at Commanding Level: 9%
4th Grade:
Students tested with valid scores: 11
Students scoring at Entering Level: 0%
Students scoring at Emerging Level: 27%
Students scoring at Transitioning Level: 18%
Students scoring at Expanding Level: 36%
Students scoring at Commanding Level: 18%
5th Grade:
Students tested with valid scores: 10
Students scoring at Entering Level: 0%
Students scoring at Emerging Level: 0%
Students scoring at Transitioning Level: 40%
Students scoring at Expanding Level: 50%
Students scoring at Commanding Level: 10%
- All53%
- Males67%
- Females38%
- Hispanic33%
- Asian100%
Scoring at Expanding Level or above (Kindergarten)
Scoring at Expanding Level or above: | 53% |
New York: | 64% |
Students scoring at Entering Level: 6%
Students scoring at Emerging Level: 24%
Students scoring at Transitioning Level: 18%
Students scoring at Expanding Level: 47%
Students scoring at Commanding Level: 6%
1st Grade:
Students tested with valid scores: 13
Scoring at Expanding Level or above: | 38% |
New York: | 42% |
Students scoring at Entering Level: 0%
Students scoring at Emerging Level: 23%
Students scoring at Transitioning Level: 38%
Students scoring at Expanding Level: 38%
Students scoring at Commanding Level: 0%
2nd Grade:
- All61%
- Males75%
- Females40%
Scoring at Expanding Level or above (2nd Grade)
Scoring at Expanding Level or above: | 61% |
New York: | 63% |
Students scoring at Entering Level: 15%
Students scoring at Emerging Level: 15%
Students scoring at Transitioning Level: 8%
Students scoring at Expanding Level: 38%
Students scoring at Commanding Level: 23%
3rd Grade:
Students tested with valid scores: 11
Scoring at Expanding Level or above: | 45% |
State: | 57% |
Students scoring at Entering Level: 9%
Students scoring at Emerging Level: 9%
Students scoring at Transitioning Level: 36%
Students scoring at Expanding Level: 36%
Students scoring at Commanding Level: 9%
4th Grade:
Students tested with valid scores: 11
Scoring at Expanding Level or above: | 54% |
New York: | 60% |
Students scoring at Entering Level: 0%
Students scoring at Emerging Level: 27%
Students scoring at Transitioning Level: 18%
Students scoring at Expanding Level: 36%
Students scoring at Commanding Level: 18%
5th Grade:
- All60%
- Males60%
- Females60%
Scoring at Expanding Level or above (5th Grade)
Scoring at Expanding Level or above: | 60% |
New York: | 58% |
Students scoring at Entering Level: 0%
Students scoring at Emerging Level: 0%
Students scoring at Transitioning Level: 40%
Students scoring at Expanding Level: 50%
Students scoring at Commanding Level: 10%
Accountability
Adequate Yearly Progress:
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(State average from 3,754 schools)
Elementary/Middle-Level Science:
Made AYP: Yes
Met the participation criterion: Yes
Met the performance criterion: Yes
Students enrolled during the test administration period: 76
Percent of enrolled students with valid test scores: 99%
Effective Annual Measurable Objective (EAMO): 178
Elementary/Middle-Level Math:
Made AYP: No
Met the participation criterion: No
Met the performance criterion: Yes
Students enrolled during the test administration period: 432
Percent of enrolled students with valid test scores: 94%
Effective Annual Measurable Objective (EAMO): 101
Elementary/Middle-Level ELA:
Made AYP: No
Met the participation criterion: No
Met the performance criterion: Yes
Students enrolled during the test administration period: 431
Percent of enrolled students with valid test scores: 94%
Effective Annual Measurable Objective (EAMO): 103
- All185
- Males183
- Hispanic188
Elementary/Middle-Level Science - Performance Index (PI)
Met the participation criterion: Yes
Met the performance criterion: Yes
Students enrolled during the test administration period: 76
Percent of enrolled students with valid test scores: 99%
Performance Index (PI): | 185 |
New York: | 174 |
Elementary/Middle-Level Math:
- All116
- Males112
- Females120
- Hispanic108
- IDEA49
Elementary/Middle-Level Math - Performance Index (PI)
Met the participation criterion: No
Met the performance criterion: Yes
Students enrolled during the test administration period: 432
Percent of enrolled students with valid test scores: 94%
Performance Index (PI): | 116 |
State: | 114 |
Elementary/Middle-Level ELA:
- All108
- Males109
- Females107
- Hispanic103
- IDEA44
Elementary/Middle-Level ELA - Performance Index (PI)
Met the participation criterion: No
Met the performance criterion: Yes
Students enrolled during the test administration period: 431
Percent of enrolled students with valid test scores: 94%
Performance Index (PI): | 108 |
State: | 113 |
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