Acorn Community High School

561 Grand Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11238 | (718) 789-2258
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 697
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 697 high school students from grades 9-12
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Andrea Lewis
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: 697
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 39.1
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 17.9
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 365 (52.4%)
  • Females: 332 (47.6%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Acorn Community High School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian91.3%
Black57282.1%
Asian81.1%
Hispanic10114.5%
White71.0%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Acorn Community High School
  Number Percent
9th Grade22732.6%
10th Grade13018.7%
11th Grade14020.1%
12th Grade10915.6%
Ungraded9113.1%
Graduate & Dropout Information (2010)
Graduation Rate
School:
65.0%
District:
78.0%
Percent of Graduates Earning a Regents Diploma
School:
72.0%
District:
83.0%
State:
83.0%
Percent of Students That Dropped Out
School:
5.0%
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:
78.0%
State:
93.0%
Percent of Students Suspended
School:
6.0%
District:
3.0%
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:
14.0%
District:
7.0%
Percent of Classes Taught by Teachers Without Appropriate Certification
School:
15.0%
District:
7.0%
Percent of Core Classes Not Being Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
14.0%
District:
7.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Less Than 3 Years of Experience
School:
18.0%
District:
9.0%
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
18.0%
District:
39.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
School:
19.0%
District:
18.0%
Turnover Rate For Teachers with Less Than 5 Years of Experience
School:
25.0%
District:
26.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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