Education Dashboard

New York City’s K-12 Education System
Inception of Mayoral Control of School: 2002


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The introduction of mayoral control has helped to close the achievement gap between New York City students and their peers in other public schools across the state.

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~1.2 million students

500,000 more than Los Angeles, the next largest school district in the United States.

1,800 schools

216 charter schools

9 specialized high schools

  • The Bronx High School of Science—Science and mathematics
  • Stuyvesant High School—Science, mathematics and technology
  • Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts—Visual and performing arts
  • Brooklyn Technical High School— Science, technology, engineering and mathematics

Student ethnicities

 


School enrollment


Spending per student

 


New York City high school graduation, and college and career readiness rates


Third grade English and math proficiency

New York state adopted the more challenging Common Core standards in 2010, with additional revisions in 2013. Time limits for tests were removed in 2016.

 


Eighth grade English and math proficiency

New York state adopted the more challenging Common Core standards in 2010, with additional revisions in 2013. Time limits for tests were removed in 2016.

 


Average SAT score, 2016


Disconnected youth (aged 18-24 neither working nor in school)


New York City public high school graduation rate for black and Hispanic students


Homeless student population


New York City public high school graduation rate by Title I funding (indicator of economic status of students)

Title I is a program run by the U.S. Department of Education to fund schools with a high percentage of students from low-income families.

 

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