Washington Heights Academy



Washington Heights Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Washington Heights Academy Students by Grade
PK 53
K 47
1 67
2 61
3 59
4 61
5 54
6 62
7 50
8 0
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0

Washington Heights Academy is a public elementary school located in New York, NY in the New York City Geographic District # 6 School District. It enrolls 514 students in grades 1st through 12th. Washington Heights Academy is the 1,063rd largest public school in New York and the 20,601st largest nationally. It has 27.1 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 514
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 27.1:1
Full Time Teachers: 18.96
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 20,601st out of 56,369
Enrollment Rank in New York: 1,063rd out of 2,782
Student/Teacher Rank in New York: 2,733rd out of 2,753
Full Time Teacher Rank in New York: 2,478th out of 2,753

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Washington Heights Academy Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 288
(56%)
9,150
(49%)
 Male 226
(44%)
9,549
(51%)

Washington Heights Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 485
(95%)
16,546
(88%)
 Asian 9
(2%)
180
(1%)
 White 8
(2%)
938
(5%)
 Black 6
(1%)
913
(5%)
 American Indian 5
(1%)
34
(0%)
 Two or More 1
(0%)
88
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Washington Heights Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 421
(82%)
14,609
(78%)
 Not Eligible 66
(13%)
3,339
(18%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 27
(5%)
751
(4%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Out of 2,554 ranked schools in New York, Washington Heights Academy is ranked 484th for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Washington Heights Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (87.2%) is significantly 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.

Washington Heights Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2007 110
2008 133
2009 161
2010 N/A
2011 389
2012 397
2013 425
2014 473
2015 514

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2007 15.7
2008 16.6
2009 16.1
2010 N/A
2011 19.4
2012 20.5
2013 19.3
2014 18.9
2015 27.1

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2007 0.64545454545455
2008 0.68421052631579
2009
2010
2011 0.81748071979434
2012 0.85138539042821
2013 0.77176470588235
2014 0.87315010570825
2015 0.8715953307393

Compare Washington Heights Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,278.3% 12.8:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
2,710.0% 27.1:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 53.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 87.2%
 

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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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