Facing History School (The)

525 West 50th St, New York, NY 10019 | (212) 757-2680
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 403
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 403 high school students from grades 9-12
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 525 W 50th St, New York, NY 10019
  • Principal or Admin: Gillian Smith
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: 403
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 34.5
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 11.7
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 204 (50.6%)
  • Females: 199 (49.4%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Facing History School (The) Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black12731.5%
Asian82.0%
Hispanic26565.8%
White30.7%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Facing History School (The)
  Number Percent
9th Grade18144.9%
10th Grade6415.9%
11th Grade5814.4%
12th Grade164.0%
Ungraded8420.8%
Graduate & Dropout Information (2010)
Graduation Rate
School:
50.0%
District:
66.0%
Percent of Graduates Earning a Regents Diploma
School:
100.0%
District:
76.0%
State:
83.0%
Percent of Students That Dropped Out
School:
5.0%
District:
4.0%
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:
5.0%
District:
5.0%
State:
5.0%
Teacher Certification & Qualifications (2010)
Percent of Teachers Without a Valid Teaching Certificate
School:
14.0%
District:
2.0%
Percent of Teachers Out of Certification
School:
14.0%
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:
12.0%
District:
6.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Less Than 3 Years of Experience
School:
19.0%
District:
11.0%
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
14.0%
District:
44.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
School:
24.0%
District:
15.0%
Turnover Rate For Teachers with Less Than 5 Years of Experience
School:
25.0%
District:
18.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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