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NYC High School Graduation Rates Up as State Requirements Lowered

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Hugs before a graduation ceremony on the Lower East Side on Thursday, June 24, 2021.

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Graduation rates in New York City rose to 81% last school year, about 2 percentage points higher than the previous year, state officials announced Wednesday.

Across the state, 86% of students graduated — roughly 1 percentage point higher than the previous school year.

New York’s data comes as graduation rates have dipped in at least 20 states.

For the second year in a row, as the pandemic disrupted teaching and learning, state education officials made it easier to graduate in the 2020-2021 school year. They canceled most Regents exams and allowed students to be exempt from taking the exams to graduate, since many students were learning exclusively from home. Instead, students had to pass the course tied to the normally required Regents exam.

In New York City, about 60% of students remained fully remote by the end of the school year, while the rest spent most of the year splitting their weeks between learning from home and inside a classroom.

With two years of school disruptions, many students who graduated in 2021 did not have the opportunity to take Regents exams during their junior or senior years, which is when many of the exit exams are typically taken, state officials said. Because of that, a total of 44,545 New York City seniors — or nearly three-quarters — were granted at least one waiver last year for the exams, compared with roughly 8,000 seniors in 2020. Statewide, 82% of seniors were granted an exemption.

Betty Rosa, the state education department’s commissioner, told reporters that canceling the Regents exams was “likely a factor” in the graduation rate increase. But, she added, the magnitude of the effect “can not be determined, as many of these affected students would have passed the Regents exam” had the tests still been offered.

Along with rising graduation rates, dropout rates dipped. Five percent of city students dropped out — 1 percentage point less than last school year — compared to 4.2% statewide.

‘Identify Where Inequities Exist’

Graduation rates of New York City’s Asian students far outpaced their peers. Roughly 91% of Asian students graduated within four years, compared with 82% of white students, 79% percent of Black students and 78% of Latino students.

White students saw graduation rates dip by 2 percentage points year-over-year, unlike their Asian, Black and Latino peers, who saw rates increase.

Students learning English as a new language and children with disabilities continued to graduate at significantly lower rates than their peers — but there was improvement compared to last year.

English learners posted a graduation rate of 60%, more than 14 percentage points higher than last year. State officials did not explain what contributed to the significant rise for English learners. About 58% of students with disabilities earned their diplomas, 5 percentage points higher than 2020.


While graduation rates were highest in Staten Island and Queens at about 85%, they grew the most in the Bronx, to 77% up from 73% in 2020. About 82% of Manhattan seniors graduated, and 78% of Brooklyn’s did.

“Graduation rates are one metric we use to identify where inequities exist so we can better support our students and education communities,” Board of Regents Chancellor Lester W. Young Jr. said in a statement. “Every student can succeed when given the support to do so. Until we address them, inequities will continue to diminish opportunities for too many students.”

‘Focused on Graduating’

The state is planning to administer Regents exams this June and August, even though officials canceled the exams in January amid a spike in coronavirus cases, Rosa said.

“W​e’ve been having all of these conversations, with superintendents, with principals, all of our stakeholders,” she said. “And right now, the Regents exam is still on schedule.”

The lack of Regents exams helped Clementina Sarpong, who graduated last spring as valedictorian from DeWitt Clinton High School in the Bronx. She received an exemption her junior year for her Chemistry Regents and another waiver last year for Spanish, which she needed to earn an Advanced Regents diploma.

Seniors take their last walk as students on the Lower East Side on Thursday, June 24, 2021.

Ben Fractenberg/THE CITY

Teachers also seemed more flexible. For example, Sarpong’s teacher for Advanced Placement biology would give students more time to complete assignments when needed, she said. However, some of her peers said it was tough to grasp complicated concepts through remote learning. They felt it was harder to ask questions in a Zoom chat room, compared with raising their hand in class.

The isolation of remote learning took a “mental toll,” Sarpong said. She and her fellow student government board members tried to arrange various student events at the start of last year, but the administration denied most of their proposals out of concerns for COVID safety or lacking the funds to put on events, Sarpong said.

“It was a bunch of continuous ‘no’s,’ where we just gave up and focused on graduating,” said the 18-year-old, who now attends a 7-year program at the CUNY College of Medicine to earn her bachelor’s and medical degrees.

The Board of Regents is continuing long-delayed discussions on how to reconfigure New York graduation requirements and have created a blue ribbon commission to study potential changes, but tweaks wouldn’t be considered until at least 2024.

That discussion had been stalled from March 2020 until last fall as state officials responded to the public health crisis. In October, state officials announced a pilot program for alternate ways of earning a diploma that don’t involve taking a Regents exam.

School Graduation Rates
School # Total Cohort % Graduated
A PHILIP RANDOLPH CAMPUS HIGH SCHOOL 338 83.4%
A-TECH HIGH SCHOOL 76 85.5%
ABRAHAM LINCOLN HIGH SCHOOL 399 86.2%
ACADEMY FOR CAREERS IN TELEVISION AND FI 144 100.0%
ACADEMY FOR COLLEGE PREP & CAREER EXPLOR 59 81.4%
ACADEMY FOR CONSERVATION AND THE ENVIRON 65 98.5%
ACADEMY FOR EXCELLENCE IN LEADERSHIP 64 84.4%
ACADEMY FOR HEALTH CAREERS 55 89.1%
ACADEMY FOR LANGUAGE AND TECHNOLOGY 77 100.0%
ACADEMY FOR SCHOLARSHIP AND ENTREPRENEUR 88 79.5%
ACADEMY FOR SOFTWARE ENGINEERING 109 92.7%
ACADEMY FOR YOUNG WRITERS 76 92.1%
ACADEMY OF AMERICAN STUDIES 293 99.0%
ACADEMY OF FINANCE AND ENTERPRISE 190 97.4%
ACADEMY OF HOSPITALITY AND TOURISM 62 80.6%
ACADEMY OF INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGY 107 90.7%
ACADEMY OF MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY - A COLLEG 101 76.2%
ACADEMY OF URBAN PLANNING AND ENGINEERIN 55 100.0%
ACHIEVEMENT FIRST BROWNSVILLE CHARTER SC 77 71.4%
ACHIEVEMENT FIRST CROWN HEIGHTS CHARTER 106 87.7%
ACHIEVEMENT FIRST EAST NEW YORK CHARTER 87 95.4%
ALFRED E SMITH CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUC 101 94.1%
ALL CITY LEADERSHIP SECONDARY SCHOOL 64 98.4%
AMERICAN DREAM CHARTER SCHOOL 74 85.1%
AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE & ENGLISH SECONDA 31 93.5%
ANTONIA PANTOJA PREPARATORY ACADEMY - A 60 86.7%
ARCHIMEDES ACADEMY FOR MATH SCIENCE AND 79 67.1%
ART AND DESIGN HIGH SCHOOL 328 93.0%
ARTURO A SCHOMBURG SATELLITE ACADEMY BRO 87 23.0%
ASPIRATIONS DIPLOMA PLUS HIGH SCHOOL 56 16.1%
ASTOR COLLEGIATE ACADEMY 113 78.8%
AUGUST MARTIN HIGH SCHOOL 80 95.0%
AVIATION CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION 459 98.5%
BACCALAUREATE SCHOOL FOR GLOBAL EDUCATIO 116 97.4%
BARD HIGH SCHOOL EARLY COLLEGE 161 95.0%
BARD HIGH SCHOOL EARLY COLLEGE QUEENS 160 98.1%
BARUCH COLLEGE CAMPUS HIGH SCHOOL 127 99.2%
BAYSIDE HIGH SCHOOL 706 99.4%
BEACON HIGH SCHOOL 382 98.2%
BEDFORD ACADEMY HIGH SCHOOL 83 97.6%
BELMONT PREPARATORY HIGH SCHOOL 91 75.8%
BENJAMIN BANNEKER ACADEMY 191 95.8%
BENJAMIN FRANKLIN HIGH SCHOOL FOR FINANC 106 92.5%
BENJAMIN N CARDOZO HIGH SCHOOL 799 93.4%
BOERUM HILL SCHOOL FOR INTERNATIONAL STU 52 92.3%
BOYS AND GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL 76 81.6%
BRONX ACADEMY FOR SOFTWARE ENGINEERING ( 81 81.5%
BRONX ACADEMY OF HEALTH CAREERS 83 92.8%
BRONX AEROSPACE HIGH SCHOOL 79 78.5%
BRONX ARENA HIGH SCHOOL 43 23.3%
BRONX BRIDGES HIGH SCHOOL 102 89.2%
BRONX CAREER AND COLLEGE PREPARATORY HIG 65 80.0%
BRONX CENTER FOR SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS 110 94.5%
BRONX COLLABORATIVE HIGH SCHOOL 144 88.2%
BRONX COLLEGIATE ACADEMY 86 94.2%
BRONX COMMUNITY HIGH SCHOOL 56 19.6%
BRONX COMPASS HIGH SCHOOL 102 87.3%
BRONX DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION ACADEMY 84 72.6%
BRONX EARLY COLLEGE ACADEMY FOR TEACHING 66 98.5%
BRONX ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY ACADEMY 81 79.0%
BRONX ENVISION ACADEMY 102 86.3%
BRONX HAVEN HIGH SCHOOL 51 25.5%
BRONX HEALTH SCIENCES HIGH SCHOOL 60 98.3%
BRONX HIGH SCHOOL FOR LAW AND COMMUNITY 84 97.6%
BRONX HIGH SCHOOL FOR MEDICAL SCIENCE 70 81.4%
BRONX HIGH SCHOOL FOR THE VISUAL ARTS 123 81.3%
BRONX HIGH SCHOOL FOR WRITING AND COMMUN 89 73.0%
BRONX HIGH SCHOOL OF BUSINESS 63 81.0%
BRONX HIGH SCHOOL OF SCIENCE (THE) 740 100.0%
BRONX INTERNATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL 98 88.8%
BRONX LAB SCHOOL 88 79.5%
BRONX LATIN SCHOOL 75 93.3%
BRONX LEADERSHIP ACADEMY HIGH SCHOOL 123 80.5%
BRONX LEADERSHIP ACADEMY II HIGH SCHOOL 144 80.6%
BRONX PREPARATORY CHARTER SCHOOL 88 81.8%
BRONX REGIONAL HIGH SCHOOL 53 20.8%
BRONX RIVER HIGH SCHOOL 100 83.0%
BRONX SCHOOL FOR LAW GOVERNMENT AND JUS 115 83.5%
BRONX SCHOOL OF LAW AND FINANCE 100 83.0%
BRONX STUDIO SCHOOL FOR WRITERS AND ARTI 82 81.7%
BRONX THEATRE HIGH SCHOOL 76 88.2%
BRONXDALE HIGH SCHOOL 124 81.5%
BRONXWOOD PREPARATORY ACADEMY (THE) 86 84.9%
BROOKLYN ACADEMY HIGH SCHOOL 53 11.3%
BROOKLYN ACADEMY OF GLOBAL FINANCE (THE) 23 82.6%
BROOKLYN ACADEMY OF SCIENCE AND THE ENVI 92 82.6%
BROOKLYN ASCEND CHARTER SCHOOL 88 72.7%
BROOKLYN BRIDGE ACADEMY 68 20.6%
BROOKLYN COLLABORATIVE STUDIES 94 91.5%
BROOKLYN COLLEGE ACADEMY 153 97.4%
BROOKLYN COLLEGIATE: A COLLEGE BOARD SCH 72 88.9%
BROOKLYN COMMUNITY ARTS AND MEDIA HIGH S 128 86.7%
BROOKLYN COMMUNITY HIGH SCHOOL FOR EXCEL 51 80.4%
BROOKLYN DEMOCRACY ACADEMY 64 28.1%
BROOKLYN EMERGING LEADERS ACADEMY CHARTE 52 96.2%
BROOKLYN FRONTIERS HIGH SCHOOL 77 37.7%
BROOKLYN HIGH SCHOOL FOR LAW AND TECHNOL 109 82.6%
BROOKLYN HIGH SCHOOL FOR LEADERSHIP AND 61 19.7%
BROOKLYN HIGH SCHOOL OF THE ARTS 217 93.5%
BROOKLYN INSTITUTE FOR LIBERAL ARTS 95 91.6%
BROOKLYN INTERNATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL 96 82.3%
BROOKLYN LAB SCHOOL 73 97.3%
BROOKLYN LABORATORY CHARTER SCHOOL 89 85.4%
BROOKLYN LATIN SCHOOL (THE) 162 97.5%
BROOKLYN PREPARATORY HIGH SCHOOL 108 93.5%
BROOKLYN PROSPECT CHARTER SCHOOL-CSD 15 85 98.8%
BROOKLYN SCHOOL FOR MATH AND RESEARCH (T 60 93.3%
BROOKLYN SCHOOL FOR MUSIC & THEATER 68 80.9%
BROOKLYN SCHOOL FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE (THE) 78 84.6%
BROOKLYN STUDIO SECONDARY SCHOOL 159 86.2%
BROOKLYN TECHNICAL HIGH SCHOOL 1476 96.1%
BROOKLYN THEATRE ARTS HIGH SCHOOL 78 78.2%
BROOME STREET ACADEMY CHARTER HIGH SCHOO 87 59.8%
BROWNSVILLE ACADEMY HIGH SCHOOL 34 20.6%
BUSHWICK COMMUNITY HIGH SCHOOL 53 22.6%
BUSHWICK LEADERS HIGH SCHOOL FOR ACADEMI 70 84.3%
BUSINESS OF SPORTS SCHOOL 98 86.7%
BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY EARLY COLLEGE HIGH S 119 99.2%
CAMBRIA HEIGHTS ACADEMY 94 87.2%
CAPITAL PREPARATORY (CP) HARLEM CHARTER 17 70.6%
CAREERS IN SPORTS HIGH SCHOOL 114 77.2%
CASCADES HIGH SCHOOL 64 29.7%
CELIA CRUZ BRONX HIGH SCHOOL OF MUSIC (T 90 100.0%
CENTRAL PARK EAST HIGH SCHOOL 130 99.2%
CHANNEL VIEW SCHOOL FOR RESEARCH 151 98.7%
CHARTER HIGH SCHOOL FOR LAW AND SOCIAL J 122 79.5%
CHELSEA CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION H 108 88.9%
CINEMA SCHOOL (THE) 78 94.9%
CITY COLLEGE ACADEMY OF THE ARTS 88 100.0%
CITY POLYTECHNIC HIGH SCHOOL OF ENGINEER 80 96.3%
CIVIC LEADERSHIP ACADEMY 143 94.4%
CLARA BARTON HIGH SCHOOL 277 76.2%
CLAREMONT INTERNATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL 83 86.7%
CLINTON SCHOOL (THE) 124 97.6%
COBBLE HILL SCHOOL OF AMERICAN STUDIES 120 83.3%
COLLEGE ACADEMY (THE) 88 90.9%
COLLEGIATE INSTITUTE FOR MATH AND SCIENC 153 86.9%
COLUMBIA SECONDARY SCHOOL 94 96.8%
COMMUNITY HEALTH ACADEMY OF THE HEIGHTS 104 91.3%
COMMUNITY SCHOOL FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE 79 67.1%
COMPREHENSIVE MODEL SCHOOL PROJECT MS 32 107 87.9%
CONCORD HIGH SCHOOL 56 28.6%
CONEY ISLAND PREPARATORY PUBLIC CHARTER 78 85.9%
CROTONA INTERNATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL 91 86.8%
CSI HIGH SCHOOL FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDIE 126 100.0%
CULTURAL ACADEMY FOR THE ARTS AND SCIENC 61 88.5%
CURTIS HIGH SCHOOL 656 75.2%
CYBERARTS STUDIO ACADEMY 50 68.0%
CYPRESS HILLS COLLEGIATE PREPARATORY SCH 92 92.4%
DEMOCRACY PREP ENDURANCE CHARTER SCHOOL 76 68.4%
DEMOCRACY PREP HARLEM CHARTER SCHOOL 82 80.5%
DEMOCRACY PREPARATORY CHARTER SCHOOL 80 72.5%
DEWITT CLINTON HIGH SCHOOL 206 90.8%
DIGITAL ARTS AND CINEMA TECHNOLOGY HIGH 72 97.2%
DISCOVERY HIGH SCHOOL 110 90.0%
DR RICHARD IZQUIERDO HEALTH AND SCIENCE 96 77.1%
DR SUSAN S MCKINNEY SECONDARY SCHOOL OF 54 87.0%
DREAM CHARTER SCHOOL 97 99.0%
DREAMYARD PREPARATORY SCHOOL 50 86.0%
EAGLE ACADEMY FOR YOUNG MEN 71 83.1%
EAGLE ACADEMY FOR YOUNG MEN II 80 95.0%
EAGLE ACADEMY FOR YOUNG MEN III 52 86.5%
EAGLE ACADEMY FOR YOUNG MEN OF HARLEM 47 72.3%
EAGLE ACADEMY FOR YOUNG MEN OF STATEN IS 21 85.7%
EAST BRONX ACADEMY FOR THE FUTURE 106 79.2%
EAST BROOKLYN COMMUNITY HIGH SCHOOL 63 28.6%
EAST NEW YORK ARTS AND CIVICS HIGH SCHOO 62 82.3%
EAST NEW YORK FAMILY ACADEMY 66 100.0%
EAST SIDE COMMUNITY SCHOOL 79 92.4%
EAST WILLIAMSBURG SCHOLARS ACADEMY 51 76.5%
EAST-WEST SCHOOL OF INTERNATIONAL STUDIE 86 96.5%
EBC HIGH SCHOOL FOR PUBLIC SERVICE-BUSHW 116 93.1%
EDWARD A REYNOLDS WEST SIDE HIGH SCHOOL 85 11.8%
EDWARD R MURROW HIGH SCHOOL 867 85.9%
EL PUENTE ACADEMY FOR PEACE AND JUSTICE 47 76.6%
ELEANOR ROOSEVELT HIGH SCHOOL 133 100.0%
EMMA LAZARUS HIGH SCHOOL 95 48.4%
ENERGY TECH HIGH SCHOOL 110 94.5%
ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNERS AND INTERNATIO 79 46.8%
EPIC HIGH SCHOOL - NORTH 111 92.8%
EPIC HIGH SCHOOL-SOUTH 97 91.8%
EQUALITY CHARTER SCHOOL 93 87.1%
ESPERANZA PREPARATORY ACADEMY 85 84.7%
ESSEX STREET ACADEMY 95 97.9%
EXCELLENCE GIRLS CHARTER SCHOOL 72 91.7%
EXCELSIOR PREPARATORTY HIGH SCHOOL 96 84.4%
EXIMIUS COLLEGE PREPARATORY ACADEMY: A 105 88.6%
EXPLORATIONS ACADEMY HIGH SCHOOL 57 78.9%
FACING HISTORY SCHOOL (THE) 66 81.8%
FANNIE LOU HAMER FREEDOM HIGH SCHOOL 113 81.4%
FDNY-CAPTAIN VERNON A RICHARDS HIGH SCHO 53 75.5%
FIORELLO H LAGUARDIA HIGH SCHOOL OF MUSI 768 98.6%
FLUSHING HIGH SCHOOL 320 83.4%
FLUSHING INTERNATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL 103 83.5%
FOOD AND FINANCE HIGH SCHOOL 81 81.5%
FORDHAM HIGH SCHOOL FOR THE ARTS 83 96.4%
FORDHAM LEADERSHIP ACADEMY 65 100.0%
FOREST HILLS HIGH SCHOOL 891 91.6%
FORSYTHE SATELLITE ACADEMY 55 36.4%
FORT HAMILTON HIGH SCHOOL 1168 81.9%
FRANCIS LEWIS HIGH SCHOOL 1114 94.3%
FRANK MCCOURT HIGH SCHOOL 103 97.1%
FRANK SINATRA SCHOOL OF THE ARTS HIGH SC 208 98.6%
FRANKLIN DELANO ROOSEVELT HIGH SCHOOL 760 74.5%
FREDERICK DOUGLASS ACADEMY 187 83.4%
FREDERICK DOUGLASS ACADEMY II SECONDARY 64 90.6%
FREDERICK DOUGLASS ACADEMY III SECONDARY 98 74.5%
FREDERICK DOUGLASS ACADEMY VI HIGH SCHOO 86 48.8%
FREDERICK DOUGLASS ACADEMY VII HIGH SCHO 26 100.0%
GAYNOR MCCOWN EXPEDITIONARY LEARNING SCH 105 95.2%
GEORGE WASHINGTON CARVER HIGH SCHOOL FOR 99 84.8%
GEORGE WESTINGHOUSE CAREER AND TECHNICAL 181 90.6%
GLOBAL LEARNING COLLABORATIVE (THE) 113 89.4%
GOTHAM COLLABORATIVE HIGH SCHOOL 143 67.8%
GOTHAM PROFESSIONAL ARTS ACADEMY 31 96.8%
GRAMERCY ARTS HIGH SCHOOL 86 95.3%
GREGORIO LUPERON HIGH SCHOOL FOR SCIENCE 156 96.2%
GROVER CLEVELAND HIGH SCHOOL 407 77.1%
HARLEM CHILDREN'S ZONE PROMISE ACADEMY C 59 98.3%
HARLEM CHILDREN'S ZONE PROMISE ACADEMY I 50 100.0%
HARLEM PREP CHARTER SCHOOL 75 66.7%
HARLEM RENAISSANCE HIGH SCHOOL 87 17.2%
HARLEM VILLAGE ACADEMY EAST CHARTER SCHO 33 97.0%
HARLEM VILLAGE ACADEMY WEST CHARTER SCHO 35 94.3%
HARRY S TRUMAN HIGH SCHOOL 523 80.3%
HARVEST COLLEGIATE HIGH SCHOOL 108 90.7%
HARVEY MILK HIGH SCHOOL 29 62.1%
HEALTH OPPORTUNITIES HIGH SCHOOL 110 75.5%
HERBERT H LEHMAN HIGH SCHOOL 172 80.2%
HERITAGE SCHOOL (THE) 68 75.0%
HERO (HEALTH EDUCATION AND RESEARCH OCC 91 92.3%
HIGH SCHOOL 560 CITY-AS-SCHOOL 196 55.6%
HIGH SCHOOL FOR ARTS AND BUSINESS 172 97.7%
HIGH SCHOOL FOR CIVIL RIGHTS 61 73.8%
HIGH SCHOOL FOR CLIMATE JUSTICE (THE) 134 83.6%
HIGH SCHOOL FOR COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP 126 96.0%
HIGH SCHOOL FOR CONTEMPORARY ARTS 109 78.9%
HIGH SCHOOL FOR DUAL LANGUAGE AND ASIAN 99 99.0%
HIGH SCHOOL FOR ENERGY AND TECHNOLOGY 81 93.8%
HIGH SCHOOL FOR ENTERPRISE BUSINESS & T 203 85.2%
HIGH SCHOOL FOR ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES 286 93.0%
HIGH SCHOOL FOR EXCELLENCE AND INNOVATIO 56 69.6%
HIGH SCHOOL FOR GLOBAL CITIZENSHIP (THE) 46 87.0%
HIGH SCHOOL FOR HEALTH CAREERS & SCIENCE 112 72.3%
HIGH SCHOOL FOR HEALTH PROFESSIONS & HUM 449 96.4%
HIGH SCHOOL FOR INNOVATION IN ADVERTISIN 55 78.2%
HIGH SCHOOL FOR LANGUAGE AND DIPLOMACY ( 44 81.8%
HIGH SCHOOL FOR LANGUAGE AND INNOVATION 109 95.4%
HIGH SCHOOL FOR LAW ADVOCACY AND COMMUN 83 75.9%
HIGH SCHOOL FOR LAW & PUBLIC SERVICE 108 63.9%
HIGH SCHOOL FOR MEDIA & COMMUNICATIONS 89 86.5%
HIGH SCHOOL FOR MEDICAL PROFESSIONS 117 89.7%
HIGH SCHOOL FOR PUBLIC SERVICE-HEROES OF 107 92.5%
HIGH SCHOOL FOR SERVICE AND LEARNING AT 70 82.9%
HIGH SCHOOL FOR TEACHING AND THE PROFESS 102 78.4%
HIGH SCHOOL FOR VIOLIN AND DANCE 64 78.1%
HIGH SCHOOL FOR YOUTH AND COMMUNITY DEVE 131 85.5%
HIGH SCHOOL MATHEMATICS SCIENCE AND ENG 139 100.0%
HIGH SCHOOL OF AMERICAN STUDIES AT LEHMA 93 98.9%
HIGH SCHOOL OF APPLIED COMMUNICATIONS 83 98.8%
HIGH SCHOOL OF ARTS AND TECHNOLOGY 99 82.8%
HIGH SCHOOL OF COMPUTERS AND TECHNOLOGY 116 82.8%
HIGH SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS & FINANCE 174 92.0%
HIGH SCHOOL OF FASHION INDUSTRIES (THE) 334 95.2%
HIGH SCHOOL OF HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT 88 79.5%
HIGH SCHOOL OF SPORTS MANAGEMENT 74 73.0%
HIGH SCHOOL OF TELECOMMUNICATION ARTS AN 303 97.0%
HIGH SCHOOL OF WORLD CULTURES 131 91.6%
HIGH SCHOOL-CONSTRUCTION TRADES ENGINE 257 98.8%
HILLCREST HIGH SCHOOL 786 80.8%
HILLSIDE ARTS & LETTERS ACADEMY 105 96.2%
HOSTOS-LINCOLN ACADEMY OF SCIENCE 98 79.6%
HS FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT AND PUBLIC SAFETY 90 87.8%
HUDSON HIGH SCHOOL OF LEARNING TECHNOLOG 111 85.6%
HUMANITIES AND ARTS MAGNET HIGH SCHOOL 91 91.2%
HUMANITIES PREPARATORY ACADEMY 69 94.2%
HYDE LEADERSHIP CHARTER SCHOOL 19 68.4%
IN-TECH ACADEMY (MS/HS 368) 150 82.7%
INDEPENDENCE HIGH SCHOOL 124 26.6%
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY HIGH SCHOOL 243 88.5%
INNOVATION CHARTER HIGH SCHOOL 101 82.2%
INNOVATION DIPLOMA PLUS 51 21.6%
INSTITUTE FOR COLLABORATIVE EDUCATION 71 98.6%
INSTITUTE FOR HEALTH PROFESSIONS AT CAMB 110 86.4%
INTERNATIONAL COMMUNITY HIGH SCHOOL 103 71.8%
INTERNATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL AT LAFAYETTE 89 73.0%
INTERNATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL AT LAGUARDIA C 106 90.6%
INTERNATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL AT PROSPECT HE 83 80.7%
INTERNATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL AT UNION SQUAR 94 88.3%
INTERNATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL FOR HEALTH SCI 70 80.0%
INTERNATIONAL LEADERSHIP CHARTER HIGH S 67 89.6%
INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL FOR LIBERAL ARTS 93 79.6%
INWOOD ACADEMY FOR LEADERSHIP CHARTER SC 121 96.7%
INWOOD EARLY COLLEGE FOR HEALTH AND INFO 102 88.2%
IT TAKES A VILLAGE ACADEMY 165 81.8%
JACQUELINE KENNEDY-ONASSIS HIGH SCHOOL 65 83.1%
JAMAICA GATEWAY TO THE SCIENCES 122 93.4%
JAMES BALDWIN SCHOOL-A SCHOOL FOR EXPEDI 86 54.7%
JAMES MADISON HIGH SCHOOL 994 91.5%
JHS 74 NATHANIEL HAWTHORNE 1
JILL CHAIFETZ TRANSFER HIGH SCHOOL 78 23.1%
JOHN ADAMS HIGH SCHOOL 659 83.8%
JOHN BOWNE HIGH SCHOOL 859 79.2%
JOHN DEWEY HIGH SCHOOL 558 82.6%
JOHN JAY SCHOOL FOR LAW 111 84.7%
JOHN V LINDSAY WILDCAT ACADEMY CHARTER S 97 15.5%
JOHN W LAVELLE PREPARATORY CHARTER SCHOO 48 95.8%
JUAN MOREL CAMPOS SECONDARY SCHOOL 64 54.7%
JUDITH S KAYE SCHOOL (THE) 64 34.4%
KHALIL GIBRAN INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY 53 81.1%
KINGS COLLEGIATE CHARTER SCHOOL 81 92.6%
KINGSBOROUGH EARLY COLLEGE SCHOOL 91 100.0%
KINGSBRIDGE INTERNATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL 119 58.8%
KIPP ACADEMY CHARTER SCHOOL 69 85.5%
KIPP INFINITY CHARTER SCHOOL 237 89.0%
KNOWLEDGE AND POWER PREP ACADEMY INTERNA 110 100.0%
KURT HAHN EXPEDITIONARY LEARNING SCHOOL 74 67.6%
LABORATORY SCHOOL OF FINANCE AND TECHNOL 88 95.5%
LANDMARK HIGH SCHOOL 73 84.9%
LEADERS HIGH SCHOOL 88 93.2%
LEADERSHIP & PUBLIC SERVICE HIGH SCHOOL 93 87.1%
LEADERSHIP PREPARATORY BEDFORD STUYVESAN 55 94.5%
LEADERSHIP PREPARATORY OCEAN HILL CHARTE 92 90.2%
LEON M GOLDSTEIN HIGH SCHOOL FOR THE SCI 240 95.4%
LIBERATION DIPLOMA PLUS 76 25.0%
LIBERTY HIGH SCHOOL ACADEMY FOR NEWCOMER 155 36.8%
LIFE ACADEMY HIGH SCHOOL FOR FILM AND MU 59 96.6%
LONG ISLAND CITY HIGH SCHOOL 499 84.6%
LONGWOOD PREPARATORY ACADEMY 85 82.4%
LOWER EAST SIDE PREPARATORY HIGH SCHOOL 158 39.2%
LOWER MANHATTAN ARTS ACADEMY 76 80.3%
LYONS COMMUNITY SCHOOL 68 80.9%
MANHATTAN ACADEMY FOR ARTS AND LANGUAGES 62 66.1%
MANHATTAN BRIDGES HIGH SCHOOL 144 95.1%
MANHATTAN BUSINESS ACADEMY 103 93.2%
MANHATTAN CENTER FOR SCIENCE & MATHEMATI 429 97.2%
MANHATTAN COMPREHENSIVE NIGHT AND DAY HI 242 24.0%
MANHATTAN EARLY COLLEGE SCHOOL FOR ADVER 101 92.1%
MANHATTAN INTERNATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL 72 69.4%
MANHATTAN VILLAGE ACADEMY 119 100.0%
MANHATTAN/HUNTER SCIENCE HIGH SCHOOL 110 97.3%
MARBLE HILL HIGH SCHOOL OF INTERNATIONAL 106 99.1%
MARIE CURIE HIGH SCH-NURSING MEDICINE & 93 82.8%
MARTIN VAN BUREN HIGH SCHOOL 301 87.4%
MASPETH HIGH SCHOOL 400 99.3%
MATH ENGINEERING AND SCIENCE ACADEMY CH 125 94.4%
MATHEMATICS SCIENCE RESEARCH AND TECHNO 109 73.4%
MAXINE GREENE HIGH SCHOOL FOR IMAGINATIV 91 78.0%
MEDGAR EVERS COLLEGE PREPARATORY SCHOOL 234 96.2%
METROPOLITAN DIPLOMA PLUS HIGH SCHOOL 112 19.6%
METROPOLITAN EXPEDITIONARY LEARNING SCHO 102 100.0%
METROPOLITAN HIGH SCHOOL (THE) 82 73.2%
METROPOLITAN SOUNDVIEW HIGH SCHOOL (THE) 101 76.2%
MICHAEL J PETRIDES SCHOOL (THE) 111 96.4%
MIDDLE COLLEGE HIGH SCHOOL AT LAGUARDIA 109 89.0%
MIDWOOD HIGH SCHOOL 994 95.7%
MILLENIUM ART ACADEMY 100 79.0%
MILLENNIUM BROOKLYN HIGH SCHOOL 173 99.4%
MILLENNIUM HIGH SCHOOL 158 99.4%
MORRIS ACADEMY FOR COLLABORATIVE STUDIES 117 91.5%
MOTT HALL BRONX HIGH SCHOOL 86 84.9%
MOTT HALL HIGH SCHOOL 46 80.4%
MOTT HALL V 93 95.7%
MOTT HAVEN COMMUNITY HIGH SCHOOL 111 52.3%
MOTT HAVEN VILLAGE PREPARATORY HIGH SCHO 70 61.4%
MULTICULTURAL HIGH SCHOOL 72 87.5%
MURRAY HILL ACADEMY 75 84.0%
MURRY BERGTRAUM HIGH SCHOOL FOR BUSINESS 21 81.0%
NELSON MANDELA HIGH SCHOOL 45 88.9%
NEW DAWN CHARTER HIGH SCHOOL 99 29.3%
NEW DAWN CHARTER HIGH SCHOOL II 79 0.0%
NEW DESIGN HIGH SCHOOL 100 87.0%
NEW DIRECTIONS SECONDARY SCHOOL 60 36.7%
NEW DORP HIGH SCHOOL 755 88.9%
NEW EXPLORATIONS INTO SCIENCE TECH AND M 131 99.2%
NEW HEIGHTS ACADEMY CHARTER SCHOOL 81 88.9%
NEW UTRECHT HIGH SCHOOL 814 73.8%
NEW VENTURES CHARTER SCHOOL 67 34.3%
NEW VISIONS AIM CHARTER HIGH SCHOOL I 59 27.1%
NEW VISIONS AIM CHARTER HIGH SCHOOL II 110 12.7%
NEW VISIONS CHARTER HIGH SCHOOL FOR ADVA 125 98.4%
NEW VISIONS CHARTER HIGH SCHOOL FOR ADVA 118 95.8%
NEW VISIONS CHARTER HIGH SCHOOL FOR ADVA 83 97.6%
NEW VISIONS CHARTER HIGH SCHOOL FOR ADVA 124 96.0%
NEW VISIONS CHARTER HIGH SCHOOL FOR THE 101 84.2%
NEW VISIONS CHARTER HIGH SCHOOL FOR THE 114 100.0%
NEW VISIONS CHARTER HIGH SCHOOL FOR THE 46 95.7%
NEW VISIONS CHARTER HIGH SCHOOL FOR THE 68 94.1%
NEW WORLD HIGH SCHOOL 73 83.6%
NEW YORK CITY CHARTER HIGH SCHOOL FOR AR 106 94.3%
NEWCOMERS HIGH SCHOOL 217 74.7%
NEWTOWN HIGH SCHOOL 463 74.5%
NORTH QUEENS COMMUNITY HIGH SCHOOL 41 2.4%
NORTHSIDE CHARTER HIGH SCHOOL 82 93.9%
NUASIN NEXT GENERATION CHARTER SCHOOL 50 92.0%
NYC AUTISM CHARTER SCHOOL EAST HARLEM 8 0.0%
NYC ISCHOOL 116 100.0%
NYC LAB HIGH SCHOOL FOR COLLABORATIVE ST 109 96.3%
NYC MUSEUM SCHOOL 105 98.1%
OLYMPUS ACADEMY 61 27.9%
OPPORTUNITY CHARTER SCHOOL 52 90.4%
ORCHARD COLLEGIATE ACADEMY 65 93.8%
ORIGINS HIGH SCHOOL 83 92.8%
PACE HIGH SCHOOL 141 75.2%
PAN AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL 102 93.1%
PAN AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL A 84 89.3%
PARK EAST HIGH SCHOOL 92 100.0%
PARK SLOPE COLLEGIATE 82 79.3%
PATHWAYS COLLEGE PREPARATORY SCHOOL: A 73 95.9%
PATHWAYS IN TECHNOLOGY EARLY COLLEGE HIG 106 81.1%
PELHAM LAB HIGH SCHOOL 119 75.6%
PELHAM PREPARATORY ACADEMY 123 92.7%
PERFORMING ARTS AND TECHNOLOGY HIGH SCHO 75 86.7%
PHAROS ACADEMY CHARTER SCHOOL 51 64.7%
PORT RICHMOND HIGH SCHOOL 403 82.9%
PREPARATORY ACADEMY FOR WRITERS: A COLL 92 87.0%
PROFESSIONAL PATHWAYS HIGH SCHOOL 90 24.4%
PROFESSIONAL PERFORMING ARTS HIGH SCHOOL 96 99.0%
PROGRESS HIGH SCHOOL FOR PROFESSIONAL CA 166 71.7%
PROVIDING URBAN LEARNERS SUCCESS IN EDUC 67 10.4%
PS 116 MARY LINDLEY MURRAY 1
PS 24 SPUYTEN DUYVIL 1
PS 43 1
QUEENS ACADEMY HIGH SCHOOL 132 15.2%
QUEENS COLLEGIATE - A COLLEGE BOARD SCHO 112 91.1%
QUEENS GATEWAY TO HEALTH SCIENCES SECOND 92 97.8%
QUEENS HIGH SCHOOL FOR INFORMATION RESE 110 89.1%
QUEENS HIGH SCHOOL FOR LANGUAGE STUDIES 105 91.4%
QUEENS HIGH SCHOOL FOR THE SCIENCES AT Y 129 100.0%
QUEENS HIGH SCHOOL OF TEACHING LIBERAL 211 94.8%
QUEENS METROPOLITAN HIGH SCHOOL 250 85.6%
QUEENS PREPARATORY ACADEMY 76 85.5%
QUEENS SATELLITE HIGH SCHOOL FOR OPPORTU 57 10.5%
QUEENS SCHOOL OF INQUIRY (THE) 81 95.1%
QUEENS TECHNICAL HIGH SCHOOL 371 83.8%
QUEST TO LEARN 82 84.1%
RACHEL CARSON HIGH SCHOOL FOR COASTAL ST 151 88.7%
RALPH R MCKEE CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCA 198 79.3%
RENAISSANCE CHARTER SCHOOL 53 86.8%
RENAISSANCE HIGH SCHOOL FOR MUSICAL THEA 115 85.2%
REPERTORY COMPANY HIGH SCHOOL FOR THEATR 57 96.5%
RESEARCH AND SERVICE HIGH SCHOOL 68 27.9%
RICHARD R GREEN HIGH SCHOOL OF TEACHING 86 88.4%
RICHMOND HILL HIGH SCHOOL 447 74.0%
RIVERDALE/KINGSBRIDGE ACADEMY (MS/HS 141 188 91.5%
ROBERT F KENNEDY COMMUNITY HIGH SCHOOL 158 88.0%
ROBERT F WAGNER JR SECONDARY SCHOOL FOR 114 96.5%
ROBERT H GODDARD HIGH SCHOOL FOR COMMUNI 159 98.7%
ROCKAWAY COLLEGIATE HIGH SCHOOL 81 79.0%
ROCKAWAY PARK HIGH SCHOOL FOR ENVIRONMEN 64 82.8%
SATELLITE ACADEMY HIGH SCHOOL 80 12.5%
SCHOLARS' ACADEMY 179 100.0%
SCHOOL FOR CLASSICS HIGH SCHOOL 51 78.4%
SCHOOL FOR EXCELLENCE 85 60.0%
SCHOOL FOR HUMAN RIGHTS (THE) 78 88.5%
SCHOOL FOR TOURISM AND HOSPITALITY 41 51.2%
SCHOOL OF THE FUTURE HIGH SCHOOL 101 97.0%
SCHUYLERVILLE PREPARATORY HIGH SCHOOL 101 85.1%
SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY & RESEARCH EARLY COL 85 100.0%
SCIENCE SKILLS CENTER HIGH SCHOOL FOR SC 154 99.4%
SOUTH BRONX COMMUNITY CHARTER HIGH SCHOO 85 75.3%
SOUTH BRONX PREPARATORY - A COLLEGE BOAR 81 97.5%
SOUTH BROOKLYN COMMUNITY HIGH SCHOOL 92 30.4%
SPECIAL MUSIC SCHOOL 45 100.0%
SPRING CREEK COMMUNITY SCHOOL 62 83.9%
STATEN ISLAND TECHNICAL HIGH SCHOOL 332 99.7%
STEPHEN T MATHER BUILDING ARTS AND CRAFT 104 88.5%
STUYVESANT HIGH SCHOOL 809 99.5%
SUCCESS ACADEMY CHARTER SCHOOL-HARLEM 1 70 81.4%
SUCCESS ACADEMY CHARTER SCHOOL-HARLEM 3 64 82.8%
SUMMIT ACADEMY CHARTER SCHOOL 38 73.7%
SUNSET PARK HIGH SCHOOL 269 88.5%
SUSAN E WAGNER HIGH SCHOOL 808 89.1%
TALENT UNLIMITED HIGH SCHOOL 110 98.2%
TEACHERS PREPARATORY HIGH SCHOOL 41 75.6%
THEATRE ARTS PRODUCTION COMPANY SCHOOL 71 81.7%
THOMAS A EDISON CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDU 558 94.1%
THURGOOD MARSHALL ACADEMY FOR LEARNING & 79 82.3%
TOTTENVILLE HIGH SCHOOL 953 95.9%
TOWNSEND HARRIS HIGH SCHOOL 292 100.0%
TRANSIT TECH CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCAT 132 86.4%
UNION SQUARE ACADEMY FOR HEALTH SCIENCES 89 87.6%
UNITY CENTER FOR URBAN TECHNOLOGIES 58 96.6%
UNITY PREPARATORY CHARTER SCHOOL OF BROO 77 88.3%
UNIVERSITY HEIGHTS SECONDARY SCHOOL-BRON 154 98.7%
UNIVERSITY NEIGHBORHOOD HIGH SCHOOL 134 98.5%
UNIVERSITY PREP CHARTER HIGH SCHOOL 106 95.3%
URBAN ACADEMY LABORATORY HIGH SCHOOL 44 56.8%
URBAN ACTION ACADEMY 48 66.7%
URBAN ASSEMBLY ACADEMY OF GOVERNMENT AND 60 88.3%
URBAN ASSEMBLY BRONX ACADEMY OF LETTERS 79 83.5%
URBAN ASSEMBLY CHARTER SCHOOL FOR COMPUT 2
URBAN ASSEMBLY GATEWAY SCHOOL FOR TECHNO 105 99.0%
URBAN ASSEMBLY INSTITUTE OF MATH AND SCI 61 96.7%
URBAN ASSEMBLY MAKER ACADEMY 104 95.2%
URBAN ASSEMBLY NEW YORK HARBOR SCHOOL 126 89.7%
URBAN ASSEMBLY SCHOOL FOR APPLIED MATH A 86 89.5%
URBAN ASSEMBLY SCHOOL FOR COLLABORATIVE 88 90.9%
URBAN ASSEMBLY SCHOOL FOR EMERGENCY MANA 55 92.7%
URBAN ASSEMBLY SCHOOL FOR GLOBAL COMMERC 59 78.0%
URBAN ASSEMBLY SCHOOL FOR GREEN CAREERS 75 94.7%
URBAN ASSEMBLY SCHOOL FOR LAW AND JUSTIC 108 92.6%
URBAN ASSEMBLY SCHOOL FOR LEADERSHIP AND 87 92.0%
URBAN ASSEMBLY SCHOOL FOR MEDIA STUDIES 98 88.8%
URBAN ASSEMBLY SCHOOL FOR MUSIC AND ART 23 82.6%
URBAN ASSEMBLY SCHOOL FOR THE PERFORMING 97 81.4%
URBAN ASSEMBLY SCHOOL OF BUSINESS FOR YO 35 74.3%
URBAN ASSEMBLY SCHOOL OF DESIGN AND CONS 57 84.2%
URBAN DOVE TEAM CHARTER SCHOOL 76 13.2%
URBAN DOVE TEAM CHARTER SCHOOL II 102 26.5%
VALIDUS PREPARATORY ACADEMY 90 71.1%
VANGUARD HIGH SCHOOL 102 67.6%
VERITAS ACADEMY 158 84.8%
VICTORY COLLEGIATE HIGH SCHOOL 68 86.8%
VOYAGES PREP-SOUTH QUEENS 117 42.7%
VOYAGES PREPARATORY 84 10.7%
W H MAXWELL CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATI 92 82.6%
WADLEIGH SECONDARY SCHOOL FOR THE PERFOR 46 100.0%
WASHINGTON HEIGHTS EXPEDITIONARY LEARNIN 100 93.0%
WEST BRONX ACADEMY FOR THE FUTURE 61 100.0%
WEST BROOKLYN COMMUNITY HIGH SCHOOL 62 19.4%
WESTCHESTER SQUARE ACADEMY 112 87.5%
WILLIAM CULLEN BRYANT HIGH SCHOOL 567 86.8%
WILLIAM E GRADY CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDU 91 73.6%
WILLIAMSBURG CHARTER HIGH SCHOOL 249 83.9%
WILLIAMSBURG HIGH SCHOOL FOR ARCHITECTUR 147 98.0%
WILLIAMSBURG HIGH SCHOOL OF ART AND TECH 76 94.7%
WILLIAMSBURG PREPARATORY SCHOOL 171 98.8%
WINGS ACADEMY 87 71.3%
WOMEN'S ACADEMY OF EXCELLENCE 58 72.4%
WORLD ACADEMY FOR TOTAL COMMUNITY HEALTH 55 70.9%
WORLD JOURNALISM PREPARATORY: A COLLEGE 84 100.0%
WORLD VIEW HIGH SCHOOL 132 100.0%
YORK EARLY COLLEGE ACADEMY 92 98.9%
YOUNG WOMEN'S LEADERSHIP SCHOOL 79 100.0%
YOUNG WOMEN'S LEADERSHIP SCHOOL OF BROOK 57 96.5%
YOUNG WOMEN'S LEADERSHIP SCHOOL OF THE B 62 93.5%
YOUNG WOMEN'S LEADERSHIP SCHOOL-QUEENS 66 92.4%
YOUNG WOMENS LEADERSHIP SCHOOL - ASTORIA 77 100.0%
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