Fdny Hish School for Fire and Life Safety

400 Pennsylvania Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11207 | (718) 922-0389
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 420
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 420 high school students from grades 9-12
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: James Anderson
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 420
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 25.1
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 16.7
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 331 (78.8%)
  • Females: 89 (21.2%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Fdny Hish School for Fire and Life Safety Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian20.5%
Black33579.8%
Asian30.7%
Hispanic7818.6%
White20.5%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Fdny Hish School for Fire and Life Safety
  Number Percent
9th Grade15937.9%
10th Grade9422.4%
11th Grade7116.9%
12th Grade4711.2%
Ungraded4911.7%
Graduate & Dropout Information (2010)
Graduation Rate
School:
56.0%
District:
51.0%
Percent of Graduates Earning a Regents Diploma
School:
43.0%
District:
61.0%
State:
83.0%
Percent of Students That Dropped Out
School:
7.0%
District:
6.0%
State:
3.0%
Public Assistance (2010)
Estimated Percent of Students From Households That Receive Public Assistance: 81-90%
Attendance & Suspensions (2009)
Attendance Rate
School:
80.0%
State:
93.0%
Percent of Students Suspended
School:
13.0%
District:
5.0%
State:
5.0%
Teacher Certification & Qualifications (2010)
Percent of Teachers Without a Valid Teaching Certificate
School:
7.0%
District:
2.0%
Percent of Teachers Out of Certification
School:
19.0%
District:
8.0%
Percent of Classes Taught by Teachers Without Appropriate Certification
School:
17.0%
District:
9.0%
Percent of Core Classes Not Being Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
13.0%
District:
8.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Less Than 3 Years of Experience
School:
7.0%
District:
8.0%
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
56.0%
District:
40.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
School:
15.0%
District:
20.0%
Turnover Rate For Teachers with Less Than 5 Years of Experience
School:
18.0%
District:
28.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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