Academy for Young Writers



Academy for Young Writers Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Academy for Young Writers Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 0
9 123
10 104
11 84
12 72
UG 1

Academy for Young Writers is a public high school of the New York City Geographic District #19 School District located in Brooklyn, NY. It has 384 students in grades 9th through 12th. Academy for Young Writers is the 909th largest public high school in New York and the 12,709th largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 15.5 to 1.

Total Students: 384
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 15.5:1
Full Time Teachers: 24.8

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Academy for Young Writers Students by Gender

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  School District
 Female 279
(73%)
2,550
(43%)
 Male 105
(27%)
3,367
(57%)

Academy for Young Writers Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 259
(67%)
3,459
(58%)
 Hispanic 105
(27%)
2,145
(36%)
 White 11
(3%)
79
(1%)
 Asian 4
(1%)
147
(2%)
 Two or More 3
(1%)
14
(0%)
 American Indian 2
(1%)
39
(1%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
34
(1%)

Academy for Young Writers Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 260
(68%)
4,573
(77%)
 Not Eligible 100
(26%)
998
(17%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 24
(6%)
346
(6%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Academy for Young Writers is ranked 530th out of 0 ranked schools in New York, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Academy for Young Writers students on free and reduced lunch assistance (74.0%) is significantly higher than the state average of 41.1%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Compare Academy for Young Writers to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,281.0% 12.8:1
 
1,550.0% 15.5:1
 
1,617.4% 16.2:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 41.1%
 
National Average 46.8%
 
This School 74.0%
 

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