Liberty High School Academy for Newcomers

250 West 18th St, New York, NY 10011 | (212) 691-0934
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Student Enrollment: 420
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 420 high school students from grades 9-12
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 250 W 18th St, New York, NY 10011
  • Principal or Admin: Melodee Khristan
School Operational Details
  • Alternative School
  • 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: 420
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 32.6
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 12.9
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 256 (61.0%)
  • Females: 164 (39.0%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Liberty High School Academy for Newcomers Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.2%
Black6916.4%
Asian12329.3%
Hispanic16338.8%
White6415.2%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Liberty High School Academy for Newcomers
  Number Percent
9th Grade17541.7%
10th Grade9021.4%
11th Grade8019.0%
12th Grade7517.9%
Graduate & Dropout Information (2010)
Graduation Rate
School:
58.0%
District:
66.0%
Percent of Graduates Earning a Regents Diploma
School:
47.0%
District:
76.0%
State:
83.0%
Percent of Students That Dropped Out
School:
7.0%
District:
4.0%
State:
3.0%
Public Assistance (2010)
Estimated Percent of Students From Households That Receive Public Assistance: 91-100%
Attendance & Suspensions (2009)
Attendance Rate
School:
90.0%
State:
93.0%
Teacher Certification & Qualifications (2010)
Percent of Teachers Without a Valid Teaching Certificate
School:
3.0%
District:
2.0%
Percent of Teachers Out of Certification
School:
3.0%
District:
7.0%
Percent of Classes Taught by Teachers Without Appropriate Certification
School:
3.0%
District:
8.0%
Percent of Core Classes Not Being Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
3.0%
District:
6.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
School:
3.0%
District:
15.0%
Turnover Rate For Teachers with Less Than 5 Years of Experience
School:
33.0%
District:
18.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
74.0%
District:
44.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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