Rachel Carson School of Coastal Studies

521 West Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11224 | (718) 265-0329
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 472
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 472 high school students from grades 9-12
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Edward Wilensky
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: 472
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 25.6
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 18.4
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 226 (47.9%)
  • Females: 246 (52.1%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Rachel Carson School of Coastal Studies Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black12827.1%
Asian4910.4%
Hispanic13027.5%
White16535.0%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Rachel Carson School of Coastal Studies
  Number Percent
9th Grade14831.4%
10th Grade10522.2%
11th Grade9119.3%
12th Grade9720.6%
Ungraded316.6%
Graduate & Dropout Information (2010)
Graduation Rate
School:
74.0%
District:
62.0%
Percent of Graduates Earning a Regents Diploma
School:
94.0%
District:
76.0%
State:
83.0%
Percent of Students That Dropped Out
School:
3.0%
District:
4.0%
State:
3.0%
Public Assistance (2010)
Estimated Percent of Students From Households That Receive Public Assistance: 71-80%
Attendance & Suspensions (2009)
Attendance Rate
School:
84.0%
State:
93.0%
Percent of Students Suspended
School:
17.0%
District:
5.0%
State:
5.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Less Than 3 Years of Experience
School:
27.0%
District:
5.0%
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
27.0%
District:
55.0%
Teacher Certification & Qualifications (2010)
Percent of Teachers Out of Certification
School:
13.0%
District:
7.0%
Percent of Classes Taught by Teachers Without Appropriate Certification
School:
12.0%
District:
9.0%
Percent of Core Classes Not Being Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
9.0%
District:
8.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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