Acorn High School for Social Justice

1396 Broadway, Brooklyn, NY 11221 | (718) 919-1256
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 421
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 421 high school students from grades 9-12
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Karen Watts

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 421
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 17.2
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 24.5
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 212 (50.4%)
  • Females: 209 (49.6%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Acorn High School for Social Justice Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black32276.5%
Asian10.2%
Hispanic9823.3%
White--
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Acorn High School for Social Justice
  Number Percent
9th Grade8420.0%
10th Grade10625.2%
11th Grade10725.4%
12th Grade8520.2%
Ungraded399.3%
Graduate & Dropout Information (2010)
Graduation Rate
School:
64.0%
District:
57.0%
Percent of Graduates Earning a Regents Diploma
School:
80.0%
District:
56.0%
State:
83.0%
Attendance & Suspensions (2009)
Attendance Rate
School:
92.0%
State:
93.0%
Percent of Students Suspended
School:
6.0%
District:
4.0%
State:
5.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Less Than 3 Years of Experience
School:
5.0%
District:
10.0%
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
52.0%
District:
37.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
School:
33.0%
District:
16.0%
Turnover Rate For Teachers with Less Than 5 Years of Experience
School:
27.0%
District:
21.0%
Teacher Certification & Qualifications (2010)
Percent of Classes Taught by Teachers Without Appropriate Certification
School:
1.0%
District:
11.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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