Life Academy High School For Film And Music

Serves grades 9 - 12

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Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2016 – 2017 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2017 (latest available). Updated annually.

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School Overview

Address
2630 Benson Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11214
Phone
(718) 333-7750
District
NEW YORK CITY GEOGRAPHIC DISTRICT #21
County
KINGS COUNTY
Type of School
Regular elementary or secondary
Magnet School
No
Charter School
No
Students Enrolled
294
Classroom Teachers
19

School Quality Ratings

School Quality Compared to New York

4

(10 is best)

Better than 36.8% of NY schools.

School Quality Compared to U.S. info

3

(10 is best)

Life Academy High School For Film And Music Test Scores (No Child Left Behind Tests)

Grade 10

Discipline School State
Proficiency in Reading and Math 59 72
Proficiency in Reading 76 79
Proficiency in Math 42 65

Class Size (number of students per classroom teacher)

Class Size
AVG FOR THIS SCHOOL 15.73
AVG FOR DISTRICT 15.56
AVG FOR STATE 17.74
AVG FOR NATION 16.50
SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY GRADE NUMBER OF STUDENTS PERCENTAGE
Grade pk 0 0.0%
Kindergarten 0 0.0%
Grade 1 0 0.0%
Grade 2 0 0.0%
Grade 3 0 0.0%
Grade 4 0 0.0%
Grade 5 0 0.0%
Grade 6 0 0.0%
Grade 7 0 0.0%
Grade 8 0 0.0%
Grade 9 68 23.1%
Grade 10 97 33.0%
Grade 11 65 22.1%
Grade 12 62 21.1%
Total 294 100%

School enrollment by group

Ethnic/racial Groups This School This District This State
White (non-hispanic) 13.8% 32.1% 45.1%
Black 45.3% 16.0% 17.7%
Hispanic 30.8% 26.0% 26.9%
Asian Or Pacific Islander 8.0% 25.0% 9.3%
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska 2.1% 1.0% 0.9%
Economic Groups This School This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 74.5% 68.8% 38.2%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 69.0% 63.1% 34.6%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 5.4% 5.7% 3.6%
POPULATION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
POPULATION UNREPORTED 19,849,399
POPULATION DENSITY (per sq. mile) UNREPORTED 419
POPULATION DISTRIBUTION BY AGE DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
4 YEARS OLD AND BELOW UNREPORTED 5.9%
5-19 YEARS OLD UNREPORTED 18.0%
20-44 YEARS OLD UNREPORTED 34.2%
45-64 YEARS OLD UNREPORTED 26.7%
65 OR OLDER UNREPORTED 15.2%
HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
Number Of Households UNREPORTED 7,302,710
Single Parent Households With Children UNREPORTED 10.8%
Adults With At Least A High School Diploma UNREPORTED 86.1%
Adults With At Least A Bachelor's Degree UNREPORTED 35.3%
HOUSEHOLD INCOME DISTRIBUTION DISTRICT FOR THIS SCHOOL STATE
$150,000 or more UNREPORTED 16.1%
$100,000 - $149,999 UNREPORTED 15.0%
$75,000 - $99,999 UNREPORTED 11.9%
$50,000 - $74,999 UNREPORTED 15.9%
$30,000 - $49,999 UNREPORTED 15.5%
$15,000 - $29,999 UNREPORTED 13.4%
$15,000 or less UNREPORTED 12.4%

Education Expenditures

For This District Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $18,663 $660,539,559 61.8%
Support Expenditures
Student $140 $4,955,020 0.5%
Staff $101 $3,574,693 0.3%
General Administration $85 $3,008,405 0.3%
School Administration $553 $19,572,329 1.8%
Operation $2,195 $77,687,635 7.3%
Transportation $1,192 $42,188,456 3.9%
Other $612 $21,660,516 2.0%
Total Support $4,878 $172,647,054 16.2%
Non-instructional Expenditures $6,644 $235,151,092 22.0%
Total Expenditures $30,185 $1,068,337,705 100.0%
For The State Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $15,970 $59,254,908,392 60.4%
Support Expenditures
Student $510 $1,891,198,689 1.9%
Staff $414 $1,534,327,757 1.6%
General Administration $269 $996,880,601 1.0%
School Administration $715 $2,653,908,303 2.7%
Operation $1,883 $6,987,299,924 7.1%
Transportation $1,211 $4,493,914,443 4.6%
Other $586 $2,174,575,231 2.2%
Total Support $5,588 $20,732,154,849 21.1%
Non-instructional Expenditures $4,893 $18,154,010,675 18.5%
Total Expenditures $26,450 $98,141,082,849 100.0%
For The Nation Per Student Total % Of Total
Instructional Expenditures $7,187 $370,071,182,734 52.0%
Support Expenditures
Student $632 $32,552,249,701 4.6%
Staff $522 $26,871,170,551 3.8%
General Administration $218 $11,205,514,316 1.6%
School Administration $643 $33,118,729,386 4.7%
Operation $1,057 $54,423,429,117 7.7%
Transportation $497 $25,596,058,378 3.6%
Other $416 $21,407,079,047 3.0%
Total Support $3,984 $205,172,626,109 28.9%
Non-instructional Expenditures $2,638 $135,865,864,952 19.1%
Total Expenditures $13,810 $711,111,010,069 100.0%