A-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B
  2. Diversity
    A
  3. Teachers
    A
  4. College Prep
    B
  5. Clubs & Activities
    B
  6. Health & Safety
    A+
  7. Administration
    A+
  8. Sports
    C+
  9. Food
    A-
  10. Resources & Facilities
    A
Address
1-50 51st Ave
Long Island City, NY 11101
Telephone
(718) 609-3330

Academy for Careers in Television & Film Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
95%
Percent Proficient - Math
95%
Average Graduation Rate
95%
Average SAT
1080
76 responses
Average ACT
AP Enrollment
16%
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Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
A+
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
91%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.11 responses
Poll
82%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.11 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 23 responses
Report
  • Battle of the Classes
    39%
  • The open houses.
    30%
  • Talent Show
    17%
  • International Kitchen
    13%
  • Homecoming
    0%
  • Pep rallies
    0%
  • Spirit Week
    0%

Students

Diversity
A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
518
Free or Reduced Lunch
67%
89%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.9 responses
89%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.9 responses
67%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.9 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
14:1
National
16:1
Average Teacher Salary
Teachers in First/Second Year
18.2%
78%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.18 responses
78%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.18 responses
72%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.18 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
B
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
Very Low
Expenses Per Student
National
$12,239
61%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.18 responses
72%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.18 responses
44%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.18 responses
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Academy for Careers in Television and Film was my first and only high school. Unlike my other friends at different high schools, I didn't have to transfer out somewhere else because it was just an amazing experience and a lot of people were friendly there. Even the teachers cared a lot about how you were doing in class and your performance in general. The school had a lot to offer if you were failing a class and always made sure you had the help you needed to pass. Advisors became like your 2nd parents since they were always in your business, but in the good way since they really cared about how you were doing. Overall it was like having your own little family at school and that's pretty rare to find at other schools.
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This school is honestly very well organized and a friendly environment to be apart of. The teachers are always making sure that students are on task with our work and that we put ourselves in the best position to excel, in addition our school takes the preparation for college very seriously as we have two exceptional college advisors along with your everyday advisor for four years to ensure that the college process goes as smoothly as possible for each student as each junior class goes on three college trips a year. The only struggle in our school are the sports programs due to us having a smaller school.
The film production program is incredible. The school believes in hands on learning and in freshman year, students are taught things that most colleges wait until junior year to cover. They are committed to allow students to be creative, with free access to the school's production equipment. Only consider this school if you are interested in pursuing a career in film or television. Social clubs that are not related to film are largely non existent. In addition if you are interested in acting, this school may not be for you. But if you are considering a career as a director, camera operator, sound mixer, or grip and electric, this is the school for you.