High School - Media & Communications

549 Audubon Ave, New York, NY 10040 | (212) 927-1841
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 622
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 622 high school students from grades 9-12
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Ronni Michelen
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: 622
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 34.2
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 18.2
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 378 (60.8%)
  • Females: 244 (39.2%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
High School - Media & Communications Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.2%
Black386.1%
Asian40.6%
Hispanic57792.8%
White20.3%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For High School - Media & Communications
  Number Percent
9th Grade17528.1%
10th Grade16025.7%
11th Grade10116.2%
12th Grade15024.1%
Ungraded365.8%
Graduate & Dropout Information (2010)
Graduation Rate
School:
60.0%
District:
72.0%
Percent of Graduates Earning a Regents Diploma
School:
75.0%
District:
71.0%
State:
83.0%
Percent of Students That Dropped Out
School:
7.0%
District:
2.0%
State:
3.0%
Public Assistance (2010)
Estimated Percent of Students From Households That Receive Public Assistance: 81-90%
Attendance & Suspensions (2009)
Attendance Rate
School:
85.0%
State:
93.0%
Percent of Students Suspended
School:
12.0%
District:
4.0%
State:
5.0%
Teacher Certification & Qualifications (2010)
Percent of Teachers Without a Valid Teaching Certificate
School:
2.0%
District:
2.0%
Percent of Teachers Out of Certification
School:
12.0%
District:
7.0%
Percent of Classes Taught by Teachers Without Appropriate Certification
School:
12.0%
District:
7.0%
Percent of Core Classes Not Being Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
7.0%
District:
6.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Less Than 3 Years of Experience
School:
10.0%
District:
8.0%
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
40.0%
District:
39.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
School:
17.0%
District:
17.0%
Turnover Rate For Teachers with Less Than 5 Years of Experience
School:
47.0%
District:
28.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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