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Academy of American Studies
Public High
28 04 41 Avenue
Queens, NY 11101
District 30
2013 Progress Report: A
Needs Index
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Overview School details from the principal and InsideSchools.org
Review from InsideSchools.org
  • What’s Special: Lots of history-oriented field trips and research projects.
  • The Downside: Limited course offerings in math and science; few sports teams.
  • Read Full Review »
Performance Student scores on standardized tests, city measures of school improvement and graduation rates
High School Performance Summary
A combination of Regents exams, SAT scores, and graduation data.
8
Above Average
Standardized Test Scores
SAT Scores
The average combined score on math, verbal and writing sections for college-bound seniors.
1484 / 2400 Above Average
Regents English
The percentage of students scoring 65 or higher on the English exam.
95% Above Average
Regents Mathematics
The percentage of students scoring 65 or higher on various math exams.
86% Above Average
Regents Science
The percentage of students scoring 65 or higher on various science exams.
82% Above Average
Regents History
The percentage of students scoring 65 or higher on U.S. History and Global History exams.
87% Above Average
Department of Education Progress Reports
Performance Score
High Schools
14.9 / 25 Average
Progress Score
High Schools
36.6 / 60 Average
Learning Environment Score
High Schools
10.5 / 15 Average
Credit and Graduation Rates
Regents Rate
The percentage of students earning a Regents diploma in four years.
83% Above Average
10-Credit Rate
The percentage of students who complete full course load in their first year of high school.
93% Above Average
Weighted Diploma Rate
City score based on what level of diploma graduates earn.
226.3 / 350 Above Average
Regents Completion
The percentage of required Regents exams students completed.
82.4 / 100 Above Average
College Enrollment Rate
Percentage of Students Enrolling in College
86.8 / 100 Above Average
College Prep Index
Percentage of students taking college preparatory courses.
96.1 / 100
Satisfaction Satisfaction scores from city surveys of parents, teachers and students, and measures of the quality of school staffing
Satisfaction Level
Results of a city survey of parents, teachers and students.
5
Average
Satisfaction with School Environment
Academic Expectations
Response to city survey regarding the school's academic environment.
7.8 / 10 Average
Safety
City survey responses regarding the school's safety.
7.7 / 10 Average
Engagement
City survey responses regarding the engagement level of parents, teachers and students.
7.3 / 10 Average
Communications
City survey responses regarding the school's communications.
7.0 / 10 Average
Diversity Racial and ethnic breakdown of the student body
Diversity Score
The likelihood that two students selected randomly would be of different races or ethnicities.
8
Above Average
Diversity
Asian
29%
Black
7%
Hispanic
35%
Native American
< 1%
White
29%
About the School
Staffing
Student-Teacher Ratio
The number of students divided by the number on the teaching staff.
20 : 1 / 30
High School Class Size
Average number of students per classroom, grades 9 through 12.
32.5 / 50 Below Average
School Crowding
Overcrowding in schools, measured by the ratio of enrollment to capacity.
149.3 / 250 Above Average
Average Teacher Pay
Average salary, general education teacher.
$67,736 Average
Experienced Teachers
The percentage of teachers with five or more years of classroom experience.
61% Average
Teachers With a Master's Degree
The percentage of teachers with master's degrees.
90% Average
Students
High School Attendance Rate
Annual daily student attendance rate.
93% Above Average
English Language Learners
The percentage of students for whom English is a second language.
4%
Special Education
The percentage of students with Individualized Education Plans.
< 1%
Student Stability Rate
The percentage of students remaining in school from year to year.
98%
Temporary Housing Rate
The percentage of students without stable living situations.
< 1%
Male
The percentage of students who are male.
45%
Female
The percentage of students who are female.
55%