New Heights Academy Charter

1818 Amsterdam Ave, New York, NY 10031 | (212) 283-5400
  • Grades: 5-12
  • Student Enrollment: 750
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Stacy Winitt
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
  • Charter School

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 750
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 45.7
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 16.4
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 365 (48.7%)
  • Females: 384 (51.2%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 38 (5.1%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 654 (87.2%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 692 (92.3%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
New Heights Academy Charter Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian--
Black9512.7%
Asian--
Hispanic65487.2%
White--
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For New Heights Academy Charter
  Number Percent
5th Grade9612.8%
6th Grade9612.8%
7th Grade9612.8%
8th Grade9813.1%
9th Grade9612.8%
10th Grade9612.8%
11th Grade9012.0%
12th Grade8210.9%
Public Assistance (2010)
Estimated Percent of Students From Households That Receive Public Assistance: 91-100%
Graduate & Dropout Information (2010)
Percent of Graduates Earning a Regents Diploma
School:
75.0%
State:
83.0%
Attendance & Suspensions (2009)
Attendance Rate
School:
94.0%
State:
93.0%
Percent of Students Suspended
School:
22.0%
State:
5.0%
Teacher Certification & Qualifications (2010)
Percent of Teachers Without a Valid Teaching Certificate: 17.0%
Percent of Teachers Out of Certification: 17.0%
Percent of Classes Taught by Teachers Without Appropriate Certification: 17.0%
Percent of Core Classes Not Being Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers: 7.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Less Than 3 Years of Experience: 28.0%
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.: 21.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers: 24.0%
Turnover Rate For Teachers with Less Than 5 Years of Experience: 17.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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