Academy for Young Writers



Academy for Young Writers Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Academy for Young Writers Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 71
7 72
8 71
9 82
10 77
11 126
12 84
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Academy for Young Writers is a public elementary school located in Brooklyn, NY in the New York City Geographic District #19 School District. It enrolls 586 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 12.9 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 586
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.9:1
Full Time Teachers: 45.4

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Academy for Young Writers Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 372
(63%)
8,880
(49%)
 Male 214
(37%)
9,070
(51%)

Academy for Young Writers Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 424
(72%)
8,050
(45%)
 Hispanic 142
(24%)
7,995
(45%)
 Asian 7
(1%)
1,367
(8%)
 Two or More 7
(1%)
43
(0%)
 American Indian 3
(1%)
228
(1%)
 White 3
(1%)
267
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Academy for Young Writers Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 383
(65%)
14,261
(79%)
 Not Eligible 179
(31%)
3,049
(17%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 24
(4%)
640
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Academy for Young Writers students on free and reduced lunch assistance (69.5%) is higher than the state average of 53.2%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Academy for Young Writers Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2012 384
2013 504
2014 550
2015 586

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2012 15.5
2013 15.3
2014 13.7
2015 12.9

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2012 0.73958333333333
2013 0.78968253968254
2014 0.76181818181818
2015 0.69453924914676

Compare Academy for Young Writers to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,278.3% 12.8:1
 
1,290.0% 12.9:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 53.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 69.5%
 

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Public 06 - 12 586 12.9:1  
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High Schools Elementary Schools

Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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