Academy For Excellence Through The Arts (the)

Overview

Student Enrollment
209
Best Elementary School in New York
#7
 Rating 10 out of 10
Grades Pre-Kindergarten to 3rd grade
School District NEW YORK CITY GEOGRAPHIC DISTRICT #28
Type Public
 Phone (718)459-1358
 Location 108-55 69TH ST
FOREST HILLS, NY 11375
Charter School No

Academy For Excellence Through The Arts (the) has an academic rating significantly above the average for New York elementary schools based on its high test performance. It is ranked 7th in the best public elementary schools in New York.

Data Citation: Unless otherwise noted, all information on this page is retrieved or calculated from data reported to the the U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics Common Core of Data and Civil Rights Data Collection for the 2014/2015 school year.

Racial Demographics

The Academy For Excellence Through The Arts (the) student body is predominantly White with a significant Asian Pacific population and has very high racial diversity.

Race Percent Students
White41.1%86
Black1.9%4
Hispanic16.7%35
Asian Pacific36.8%77
Native American Indian0%0
Hawaiian Pacific Inlander0%0
Two or more races3.3%7

Family Income

vs. other New York elementary schools
Upper 13.6%

11% percent of the school's students are eligible for free lunch under the National School Lunch Program compared to the New York elementary school median of 44.7%. By this measure, ACADEMY FOR EXCELLENCE THROUGH THE ARTS (THE) students are largely upper income and rank 341st in New York for elementary school student family income.

Enrollment by Grade

Grade Students
Pre-K36
Kindergarten50
1st Grade45
2nd Grade36
3rd Grade42
Total209

Completions

State Standardized Test Performance

Proficient Students
87%
Rank in New York
7th
Rating
10 out of 10

Students at Academy For Excellence Through The Arts (the) scored an average 87% of students proficient for math and reading as tested by the New York State Education Department. Performance is significantly above the state elementary school median of 36% proficiency and places the school's test performance in the top 1.3% of New York elementary schools.

Test Proficiency By Gender

Gender Math Proficient Reading Proficient
Girls80% or more*80% or more*
Boys80% or more*80% or more*

State Test Proficiency by Subgroup

Subgroup Math Proficient Reading Proficient
American Indian--
Asian & Pacific Islander50% or more*50% or more*
Black--
Hispanic50% or more*50% or more*
Multiracialsuppressed*suppressed*
White80% or more*80% or more*
With Disabilites50% or more*50% or more*
Limited English--

*Indicates statistic has been anonymized to protect student privacy.

Location

Academy For Excellence Through The Arts (the)
108-55 69TH ST
FOREST HILLS, NY
11375
(718)459-1358

10 out of 10 1

District

NEW YORK CITY GEOGRAPHIC DISTRICT #28
JAMAICA, NY