Preparatory Academy for Writers

14310 Springfield Blvd, Springfield Gardens, NY 11413 | (718) 949-8405
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Student Enrollment: 380
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Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 143-10 Springfield Blvd, Springfield Gardens, NY 11413
  • Principal or Admin: Charles Anderson

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 380
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 24.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 15.8
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 168 (44.2%)
  • Females: 212 (55.8%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Preparatory Academy for Writers Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian10.3%
Black30580.3%
Asian174.5%
Hispanic4812.6%
White92.4%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Preparatory Academy for Writers
  Number Percent
6th Grade5815.3%
7th Grade5313.9%
8th Grade6316.6%
9th Grade6116.1%
10th Grade4411.6%
11th Grade4712.4%
12th Grade287.4%
Ungraded266.8%
Public Assistance (2010)
Estimated Percent of Students From Households That Receive Public Assistance: 61-70%
Graduate & Dropout Information (2010)
Percent of Graduates Earning a Regents Diploma
School:
41.0%
District:
73.0%
State:
83.0%
Percent of Students That Dropped Out
School:
2.0%
District:
3.0%
State:
3.0%
Attendance & Suspensions (2009)
Attendance Rate
School:
89.0%
State:
93.0%
Percent of Students Suspended
School:
11.0%
District:
4.0%
State:
5.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Less Than 3 Years of Experience
School:
24.0%
District:
3.0%
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
36.0%
District:
49.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
School:
30.0%
District:
13.0%
Turnover Rate For Teachers with Less Than 5 Years of Experience
School:
30.0%
District:
19.0%
Teacher Certification & Qualifications (2010)
Percent of Teachers Out of Certification
School:
4.0%
District:
5.0%
Percent of Classes Taught by Teachers Without Appropriate Certification
School:
4.0%
District:
7.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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