Hillside Arts and Letters Academy



Hillside Arts and Letters Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Hillside Arts and Letters Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 0
6 0
7 0
8 2
9 122
10 115
11 107
12 134
UG 1

Hillside Arts and Letters Academy is a public high school of the New York City Geographic District #28 School District located in Jamaica, NY. It has 481 students in grades 8th through 12th. Hillside Arts and Letters Academy is the 702nd largest public high school in New York and the 11,092nd largest nationally. It has a student teacher ratio of 17.4 to 1.

Total Students: 481
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 17.4:1
Full Time Teachers: 27.67
Enrollment Rank Nationally: 11,092nd out of 26,089
Enrollment Rank in New York: 702nd out of 1,454
Student/Teacher Rank in New York: 1,234th out of 1,411
Full Time Teacher Rank in New York: 952nd out of 1,411

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Hillside Arts and Letters Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 274
(57%)
9,128
(51%)
 Male 207
(43%)
8,815
(49%)

Hillside Arts and Letters Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Black 190
(40%)
4,349
(24%)
 Hispanic 126
(26%)
4,785
(27%)
 Asian 117
(24%)
5,365
(30%)
 American Indian 23
(5%)
429
(2%)
 Two or More 15
(3%)
266
(1%)
 White 10
(2%)
2,749
(15%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Hillside Arts and Letters Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 319
(66%)
10,464
(58%)
 Not Eligible 129
(27%)
5,593
(31%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 33
(7%)
1,886
(11%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

Hillside Arts and Letters Academy is ranked 379th out of 1,339 ranked schools in New York, for total students on lunch assistance.

The percentage of Hillside Arts and Letters Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (73.2%) is significantly higher than the state average of 48.3%. 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.

Hillside Arts and Letters Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2010 93
2011 200
2012 329
2013 422
2014 458
2015 481

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2010 13.3
2011 15.4
2012 17.3
2013 15.1
2014 16.4
2015 17.4

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2010 0.74193548387097
2011 0.735
2012 0.75987841945289
2013 0.74644549763033
2014 0.75545851528384
2015 0.73180873180873

Compare Hillside Arts and Letters Academy to Other High Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,296.7% 13.0:1
 
1,636.7% 16.4:1
 
1,740.0% 17.4:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
National Average 48.3%
 
State Average 48.3%
 
This School 73.2%
 

Top Nearby High Schools

School Type Grades Students Student Teacher Ratio Distance
Hillside Arts and Letters Academy
Jamaica, NY
Public 08 - 12 481 17.4:1  
Queens School of Inquiry (the)
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Public 06 - 12 552 13.3:1 1 miles
Queens Gateway to Health Sciences Secondary School
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Public 05 - 12 726 19.4:1 1 miles
High School for Community Leadership
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Public 09 - 12 445 15.7:1 1 miles
Al-Mamoor School
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Private PK - 10 223 10:1 1 miles
St Christopher-Ottilie School
Jamaica, NY
Private 08 - 12 52 4:1 1 miles
Queens Satellite High School for Opportunity
Jamaica, NY
Public 09 - 12 125 10.6:1 1 miles
The Mary Louis Academy
Jamaica, NY
Private 09 - 12 738 11:1 1 miles
Young Women'S Leadership School of Queens
Jamaica, NY
Public 06 - 12 558 17.4:1 1 miles
Queens Collegiate - a College Board School
Jamaica, NY
Public 06 - 12 651 16.1:1 1 miles
Jamaica Gateway to the Sciences
Jamaica, NY
Public 09 - 12 510 18.9:1 1 miles
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