School for Democracy and Leadership

600 Kingston Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11203 | (718) 771-4865
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Student Enrollment: 452
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5 out of 5 | 1 Review
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Rebecca Ostro
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: 452
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 33.6
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 13.5
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 200 (44.2%)
  • Females: 252 (55.8%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
School for Democracy and Leadership Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian30.7%
Black41190.9%
Asian--
Hispanic337.3%
White51.1%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For School for Democracy and Leadership
  Number Percent
6th Grade368.0%
7th Grade4610.2%
8th Grade5612.4%
9th Grade6313.9%
10th Grade7516.6%
11th Grade7316.2%
12th Grade5712.6%
Ungraded4610.2%
Graduate & Dropout Information (2010)
Graduation Rate
School:
78.0%
District:
62.0%
Percent of Graduates Earning a Regents Diploma
School:
25.0%
District:
66.0%
State:
83.0%
Percent of Students That Dropped Out
School:
2.0%
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:
34.0%
District:
7.0%
State:
5.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Less Than 3 Years of Experience
School:
9.0%
District:
7.0%
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
15.0%
District:
43.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
School:
32.0%
District:
15.0%
Turnover Rate For Teachers with Less Than 5 Years of Experience
School:
39.0%
District:
24.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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1 review for School for Democracy and Leadership

  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on October 13, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • i don't like SDL to tell you the truth. because i used to go there and it was like torture there. the kids were mean to me. i would never go back to SDL again. NEVER IN A MILLION YEARS!

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