Lower Manhattan Arts Academy

350 Grand St, New York, NY 10002 | (212) 505-0143
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 311
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 311 high school students from grades 9-12
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: John Wenk
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: 311
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 21.2
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 14.7
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 122 (39.2%)
  • Females: 189 (60.8%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Lower Manhattan Arts Academy Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian20.6%
Black10032.2%
Asian268.4%
Hispanic16854.0%
White154.8%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Lower Manhattan Arts Academy
  Number Percent
9th Grade9028.9%
10th Grade6621.2%
11th Grade5919.0%
12th Grade4614.8%
Ungraded5016.1%
Graduate & Dropout Information (2010)
Graduation Rate
School:
78.0%
District:
66.0%
Percent of Graduates Earning a Regents Diploma
School:
69.0%
District:
76.0%
State:
83.0%
Percent of Students That Dropped Out
School:
1.0%
District:
4.0%
State:
3.0%
Public Assistance (2010)
Estimated Percent of Students From Households That Receive Public Assistance: 71-80%
Attendance & Suspensions (2009)
Attendance Rate
School:
84.0%
State:
93.0%
Percent of Students Suspended
School:
24.0%
District:
5.0%
State:
5.0%
Teacher Certification & Qualifications (2010)
Percent of Teachers Without a Valid Teaching Certificate
School:
9.0%
District:
2.0%
Percent of Teachers Out of Certification
School:
9.0%
District:
7.0%
Percent of Classes Taught by Teachers Without Appropriate Certification
School:
16.0%
District:
8.0%
Percent of Core Classes Not Being Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
10.0%
District:
6.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Less Than 3 Years of Experience
School:
23.0%
District:
11.0%
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
50.0%
District:
44.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
School:
14.0%
District:
15.0%
Turnover Rate For Teachers with Less Than 5 Years of Experience
School:
21.0%
District:
18.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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