High School for Youth and Community Development

911 Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11226 | (718) 564-2470
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 423
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 423 high school students from grades 9-12
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Mary Prendergast
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: 423
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 25.4
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 16.7
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 247 (58.4%)
  • Females: 176 (41.6%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
High School for Youth and Community Development Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian40.9%
Black36185.3%
Asian40.9%
Hispanic5112.1%
White30.7%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For High School for Youth and Community Development
  Number Percent
9th Grade9522.5%
10th Grade11727.7%
11th Grade6114.4%
12th Grade10324.3%
Ungraded4711.1%
Graduate & Dropout Information (2010)
Graduation Rate
School:
49.0%
District:
62.0%
Percent of Graduates Earning a Regents Diploma
School:
61.0%
District:
66.0%
State:
83.0%
Percent of Students That Dropped Out
School:
7.0%
District:
5.0%
State:
3.0%
Public Assistance (2010)
Estimated Percent of Students From Households That Receive Public Assistance: 81-90%
Attendance & Suspensions (2009)
Attendance Rate
School:
84.0%
State:
93.0%
Percent of Students Suspended
School:
14.0%
District:
7.0%
State:
5.0%
Teacher Certification & Qualifications (2010)
Percent of Teachers Without a Valid Teaching Certificate
School:
7.0%
District:
1.0%
Percent of Teachers Out of Certification
School:
19.0%
District:
7.0%
Percent of Classes Taught by Teachers Without Appropriate Certification
School:
14.0%
District:
8.0%
Percent of Core Classes Not Being Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
15.0%
District:
6.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Less Than 3 Years of Experience
School:
19.0%
District:
7.0%
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
26.0%
District:
43.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
School:
12.0%
District:
15.0%
Turnover Rate For Teachers with Less Than 5 Years of Experience
School:
11.0%
District:
24.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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