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Democracy Preparatory Charter School: Data

Visualization is a great way of putting numbers into context. On this page, you will find a broad array of statistics about Democracy Preparatory Charter School, with each variable plotted on a chart showing how the school compares to others in the city.
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Performance

7 / 9
Above Average

1
9
Secondary School Performance Summary
Combined performance on state tests, SATs and graduation rates. This is SchoolBook's summary score for performance for schools that span elementary and secondary grades, calculated by combining scores on state English and Mathematics exams in grades 3 to 8; Regents exams; SAT scores; and the school's Progress Report weighted diploma rate.

Standardized Test Scores

93%
Above Average

< 1%
100%
Regents Mathematics
The percentage of students scoring 65 or higher on various math exams.

91%
Above Average

< 1%
100%
Regents Science
The percentage of students scoring 65 or higher on various science exams.

91%
Above Average

< 1%
100%
Regents History
The percentage of students scoring 65 or higher on U.S. History and Global History exams.

286 / 425
Average

235
361
6th Grade English
Average score.

295 / 425
Average

253
372
6th Grade Math
Average score.

303 / 425
Average

246
364
7th Grade English
Average score.

307 / 425
Average

254
369
7th Grade Math
Average score.

298 / 425
Average

245
351
8th Grade English
Average score.

312 / 425
Average

244
363
8th Grade Math
Average score.

Department of Education Progress Reports

8.6 / 25
Below Average

2.4
20.0
Performance Score
High Schools This is SchoolBook's translation of the city's ""Performance"" score on the progress reports. The Department of Education assigns an overall score to schools based on the annual survey combined with the attendance rate, weights the results heavily based on demographic peer comparisons, and converts the score to an A-F letter grade. SchoolBook strips away the peer comparison, and translates the data onto our 1 to 9 scale.

35.4 / 60
Average

6.5
54.1
Progress Score
High Schools This is SchoolBook's translation of the city's ""Progress"" score on the progress reports. The Department of Education assigns an overall score to schools based on the annual survey combined with the attendance rate, weights the results heavily based on demographic peer comparisons, and converts the score to an A-F letter grade. SchoolBook strips away the peer comparison, and translates the data onto our 1 to 9 scale.

13.5 / 15
Above Average

1.0
14.6
Learning Environment Score
High Schools This is SchoolBook's translation of the city's ""Learning Environment"" score on the progress reports. The Department of Education assigns an overall score to schools based on the annual survey combined with the attendance rate, weights the results heavily based on demographic peer comparisons, and converts the score to an A-F letter grade. SchoolBook strips away the peer comparison, and translates the data onto our 1 to 9 scale.

15.9 / 25
Average

3.4
24.3
Performance Score
Middle Schools This is SchoolBook's translation of the city's ""Performance"" score on the progress reports. The Department of Education assigns an overall score to schools based on the annual survey combined with the attendance rate, weights the results heavily based on demographic peer comparisons, and converts the score to an A-F letter grade. SchoolBook strips away the peer comparison, and translates the data onto our 1 to 9 scale.

38.8 / 60
Average

1.3
56.5
Progress Score
Middle Schools This is SchoolBook's translation of the city's ""Progress"" score on the progress reports. The Department of Education assigns an overall score to schools based on the annual survey combined with the attendance rate, weights the results heavily based on demographic peer comparisons, and converts the score to an A-F letter grade. SchoolBook strips away the peer comparison, and translates the data onto our 1 to 9 scale.

11.4 / 15
Average

2.9
14.7
Learning Environment Score
Middle Schools This is SchoolBook's translation of the city's ""Learning Environment"" score on the progress reports. The Department of Education assigns an overall score to schools based on the annual survey combined with the attendance rate, weights the results heavily based on demographic peer comparisons, and converts the score to an A-F letter grade. SchoolBook strips away the peer comparison, and translates the data onto our 1 to 9 scale.

Credit and Graduation Rates

74%
Average

< 1%
100%
10-Credit Rate
The percentage of students who complete full course load in their first year of high school. This measures the percentage of first-year students at a high school that successfully complete a full course load, an important milestone that can be a predictor of graduation. It is a component of the city's ""progress"" score on the annual progress reports.

205.4 / 350
Average

5.3
296.1
Weighted Diploma Rate
City score based on what level of diploma graduates earn. This is an alternative graduation rate developed by the city for the annual progress reports. It awards a different value to each of the six different types of diplomas a student can earn, based on the academic standard needed to achieve them. This helps distinguish between schools with similar graduation rates by crediting schools for graduates with advanced diplomas.

81.8 / 100
Above Average

2.8
100.0
Regents Completion
The percentage of required Regents exams students completed. This is a measure from the city progress reports of how well high schools are moving students towards graduation. It summarizes how many Regents tests were completed by students at the school in a given year as a percentage of the total of Regents tests required to be passed by those students. It is part of the ""progress"" component of the city scoring system.

94.6 / 100

0.0
100.0
College Prep Index
Percentage of students taking college preparatory courses. This new measure in the DOE progress reports shows the percentage of students taking college preparatory courses. Because the scores among schools are not normally distributed, a New York Times index score has not been calculated.

Satisfaction

7 / 9
Above Average

1
9
Satisfaction Level
Results of a city survey of parents, teachers and students. This is SchoolBook's summary score based on results of the city's annual survey of parents, teachers and students. The city awards points in four categories: Academic Expectations, Communications, Engagement, and Safety. We combined these into an overall score and translated the results onto a 1 to 9 scale.

Satisfaction with School Environment

8.2 / 10
Above Average

5.8
9.2
Academic Expectations
Response to city survey regarding the school's academic environment. This is one of four summary scores reported by the city as part of its annual survey of parents, middle- and high-school students, and teachers. According to the city's report, the survey questions in this category addressed whether "the school develops rigorous and meaningful academic goals that encourage students to do their best."

7.9 / 10
Average

5.5
9.5
Safety
City survey responses regarding the school's safety. This is one of four summary scores reported by the city as part of its annual survey of parents, middle- and high-school students, and teachers. According to the city's report, this category addressed whether parents, teachers and students feel ""the school creates a physically and emotionally secure environment in which everyone can focus on student learning.""

7.5 / 10
Average

5.3
9.1
Engagement
City survey responses regarding the engagement level of parents, teachers and students. This is one of four summary scores reported by the city as part of its annual survey of parents, middle- and high-school students, and teachers. According to the city's report, this category addressed whether people were ""engaged in an active and vibrant partnership to promote student learning."

7.5 / 10
Above Average

5.1
8.6
Communications
City survey responses regarding the school's communications. This is one of four summary scores reported by the city as part of its annual survey of parents, middle- and high-school students, and teachers. According to the city's report, this category addressed whether the ""school provides information about the school’s educational goals and offers appropriate feedback on each student’s learning outcomes."

Diversity

5
Average

1
9
Diversity Score
The likelihood that two students selected randomly would be of different races or ethnicities. A SchoolBook calculation, based on city enrollment data, that expresses the racial and ethnic mix of the student body on a 100-point scale. The formula determines the probability that two students selected at random will be of different backgrounds.

Diversity

1%

< 1%
100%
Asian
The percentage of students who are Asian.

72%

< 1%
100%
Black
The percentage of students who are black.

21%

< 1%
100%
Hispanic
The percentage of students who are Hispanic. Hispanic students as a percentage of the total enrollment. While some data sets treat Hispanic origin as a distinct category, allowing for dinstinct counts of Hispanic blacks, Hispanic whites, etc., in the DOE data, Hispanic is treated as a race, so each student is either Hispanic, Black, White or another race.

6%

< 1%
100%
Multiracial
The percentage of students who are multiracial. Data on multiracial students is only included in state sources, so is provided here only for Charter and Private Schools.

< 1%

< 1%
100%
Native American
The percentage of students who are Native American.

< 1%

< 1%
100%
White
The percentage of students who are white.

About the School

Staffing

205.0 / 250
Above Average

15.4
247.4
School Crowding
Overcrowding in schools, measured by the ratio of enrollment to capacity.

Students

95%
Above Average

< 1%
100%
High School Attendance Rate
Annual daily student attendance rate.

94%
Average

< 1%
100%
Elementary/Middle School Attendance Rate
Annual daily student attendance rate.

4%

< 1%
100%
English Language Learners
The percentage of students for whom English is a second language.

10%

< 1%
100%
Special Education
The percentage of students with Individualized Education Plans. This is the percentage of special education students -- those with ""Individualized Education Plans,"" known as I.E.P.s. This figure is reported in the city's annual school progress reports and is a component of its peer index.

45%

< 1%
100%
Male
The percentage of students who are male.

54%

< 1%
100%
Female
The percentage of students who are female.