High School of Legal Studies

850 Grand St, Brooklyn, NY 11211 | (718) 387-2800
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 838
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3 out of 5 | 2 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 838 high school students from grades 9-12
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Monica Ortiz
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: 838
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 44.8
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 18.7
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 369 (44.0%)
  • Females: 469 (56.0%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
High School of Legal Studies Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian81.0%
Black53263.5%
Asian81.0%
Hispanic27632.9%
White141.7%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For High School of Legal Studies
  Number Percent
9th Grade32238.4%
10th Grade23327.8%
11th Grade12114.4%
12th Grade8810.5%
Ungraded748.8%
Graduate & Dropout Information (2010)
Graduation Rate
School:
58.0%
District:
67.0%
Percent of Graduates Earning a Regents Diploma
School:
43.0%
District:
68.0%
State:
83.0%
Percent of Students That Dropped Out
School:
6.0%
District:
3.0%
State:
3.0%
Public Assistance (2010)
Estimated Percent of Students From Households That Receive Public Assistance: 71-80%
Attendance & Suspensions (2009)
Attendance Rate
School:
80.0%
State:
93.0%
Percent of Students Suspended
School:
5.0%
District:
5.0%
State:
5.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Less Than 3 Years of Experience
School:
12.0%
District:
11.0%
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
35.0%
District:
37.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
School:
21.0%
District:
16.0%
Turnover Rate For Teachers with Less Than 5 Years of Experience
School:
18.0%
District:
21.0%
Teacher Certification & Qualifications (2010)
Percent of Teachers Out of Certification
School:
10.0%
District:
8.0%
Percent of Classes Taught by Teachers Without Appropriate Certification
School:
10.0%
District:
10.0%
Percent of Core Classes Not Being Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
9.0%
District:
10.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

School Ratings and Reviews

Overall Rating: 3

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3 out of 5 | 2 Reviews
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  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on July 28, 2009
  • Rating: 1 (1 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • The school is terrible...........

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