Young Scholars' Academy for Discovery and Exploration

280 Hart St, Brooklyn, NY 11206 | (718) 453-4081
  • Grades: PK-5
  • Student Enrollment: 233
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
  • Enrolls 233 preschool and elementary school students from grades PK-5
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Danika Lacroix
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 233
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 19.5
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 12.0
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 135 (57.9%)
  • Females: 98 (42.1%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Young Scholars' Academy for Discovery and Exploration Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black14562.2%
Asian--
Hispanic8737.3%
White10.4%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Young Scholars' Academy for Discovery and Exploration
  Number Percent
Pre-Kindergarten177.3%
Kindergarten3414.6%
1st Grade219.0%
2nd Grade229.4%
3rd Grade239.9%
4th Grade3916.7%
5th Grade5423.2%
Ungraded239.9%
Public Assistance (2010)
Estimated Percent of Students From Households That Receive Public Assistance: 91-100%
Attendance & Suspensions (2009)
Attendance Rate
School:
91.0%
State:
93.0%
Percent of Students Suspended
School:
5.0%
District:
7.0%
State:
5.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Less Than 3 Years of Experience
School:
25.0%
District:
9.0%
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
5.0%
District:
34.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
School:
20.0%
District:
15.0%
Teacher Certification & Qualifications (2010)
Percent of Teachers Out of Certification
School:
5.0%
District:
10.0%
Percent of Classes Taught by Teachers Without Appropriate Certification
School:
5.0%
District:
13.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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