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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

New York City Academy For Discovery School - Historical enrollment


Enrollment by grade, gender and race:
(Note: Details may not add to totals. School year: 2015-2016)

GradePKKGG01G02G03G04G05Total
All students40656867796286467
Female students21232738352843215
Male students19424129443443252
American Indian/Alaska Native students121532418
Asian students21711131081374
Hispanic students34404645495059323
Black students226352222
White students - 3317 - 721
Two or More Races students111 - 5 - 19

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

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:
Average Class Size:
  • Common Branch: 28

Teachers and support:
Classroom Teachers (FTE): 35


Student/Teacher Ratio
Here:

13.4
New York:

14.0
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

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:
(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 Mean Score (3rd Grade)

  • All305
  • Males301
  • Females308
  • Hispanic301
  • Asian316
  • Black299
  • IDEA281
ELA students tested with valid scores: 58
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%

29%
33%
33%
5%

    MATH Mean Score (3rd Grade)

  • All305
  • Males302
  • Females308
  • Hispanic299
  • Asian331
  • Black292
  • IDEA282
Math students tested with valid scores: 61
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%

21%
31%
30%
18%

4th Grade:

    ELA Mean Score (4th Grade)

  • All302
  • Males300
  • Females304
  • Hispanic300
  • Asian314
  • White290
  • IDEA280
ELA students tested with valid scores: 67
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%

24%
39%
31%
6%

    MATH Mean Score (4th Grade)

  • All305
  • Males305
  • Females305
  • Hispanic304
  • Asian302
  • White297
  • IDEA269
Math students tested with valid scores: 71
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%

25%
35%
18%
21%

    SCI Mean Score (4th Grade)

  • All83
  • Males82
  • Females83
  • Hispanic82
  • Asian86
  • White73
  • IDEA80
Science students tested with valid scores: 75
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%

4%
9%
28%
59%

5th Grade:

    ELA Mean Score (5th Grade)

  • All301
  • Males300
  • Females302
  • Hispanic298
  • IDEA261
ELA students tested with valid scores: 59
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%

32%
31%
31%
7%

    MATH Mean Score (5th Grade)

  • All308
  • Males306
  • Females310
  • Hispanic300
  • IDEA271
Math students tested with valid scores: 63
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%

33%
27%
27%
13%


The New York State English as a Second Language Achievement Test:
Show data for

(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:

    Scoring at Expanding Level or above (Kindergarten)

  • All53%
  • Males67%
  • Females38%
  • Hispanic33%
  • Asian100%
Students tested with valid scores: 17
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%

6%
24%
18%
47%
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%

23%
38%
38%

2nd Grade:

    Scoring at Expanding Level or above (2nd Grade)

  • All61%
  • Males75%
  • Females40%
Students tested with valid scores: 13
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%

15%
15%
8%
38%
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%

9%
9%
36%
36%
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%

27%
18%
36%
18%

5th Grade:

    Scoring at Expanding Level or above (5th Grade)

  • All60%
  • Males60%
  • Females60%
Students tested with valid scores: 10
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%

40%
50%
10%

Accountability


Adequate Yearly Progress:
(State average from 3,754 schools)

Elementary/Middle-Level Science:

    Elementary/Middle-Level Science - Performance Index (PI)

  • All185
  • Males183
  • Hispanic188
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%

Performance Index (PI):

185
New York:

174
Effective Annual Measurable Objective (EAMO): 178

Elementary/Middle-Level Math:

    Elementary/Middle-Level Math - Performance Index (PI)

  • All116
  • Males112
  • Females120
  • Hispanic108
  • IDEA49
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%

Performance Index (PI):

116
State:

114
Effective Annual Measurable Objective (EAMO): 101

Elementary/Middle-Level ELA:

    Elementary/Middle-Level ELA - Performance Index (PI)

  • All108
  • Males109
  • Females107
  • Hispanic103
  • IDEA44
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%

Performance Index (PI):

108
State:

113
Effective Annual Measurable Objective (EAMO): 103

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