Mlk High School - Law Advocacy & Community Justice

122 Amsterdam Ave, New York, NY 10023 | (212) 501-1201
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 474
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 474 high school students from grades 9-12
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Miriam Nightengale
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: 474
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 37.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 12.8
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 178 (37.6%)
  • Females: 296 (62.4%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Mlk High School - Law Advocacy & Community Justice Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian30.6%
Black23349.2%
Asian132.7%
Hispanic20944.1%
White163.4%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Mlk High School - Law Advocacy & Community Justice
  Number Percent
9th Grade15833.3%
10th Grade13328.1%
11th Grade7515.8%
12th Grade6914.6%
Ungraded398.2%
Graduate & Dropout Information (2010)
Graduation Rate
School:
74.0%
District:
67.0%
Percent of Graduates Earning a Regents Diploma
School:
76.0%
District:
76.0%
State:
83.0%
Percent of Students That Dropped Out
School:
2.0%
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:
86.0%
State:
93.0%
Percent of Students Suspended
School:
18.0%
District:
7.0%
State:
5.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Less Than 3 Years of Experience
School:
16.0%
District:
10.0%
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
38.0%
District:
40.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
School:
11.0%
District:
20.0%
Turnover Rate For Teachers with Less Than 5 Years of Experience
School:
21.0%
District:
25.0%
Teacher Certification & Qualifications (2010)
Percent of Teachers Out of Certification
School:
14.0%
District:
9.0%
Percent of Classes Taught by Teachers Without Appropriate Certification
School:
13.0%
District:
9.0%
Percent of Core Classes Not Being Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
11.0%
District:
8.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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