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Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B
  2. Diversity
    A
  3. Teachers
    A
  4. College Prep
    B+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    C
  6. Health & Safety
    A+
  7. Administration
    A+
  8. Sports
    C
  9. Food
    B
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B+
Academy of Finance & Enterprise is a highly rated, public school located in Long Island City, NY. It has 512 students in grades 9-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 20 to 1. According to state test scores, 95% of students are at least proficient in math and 95% in reading.
Address
30-20 Thomson Ave
Long Island City, NY 11101
Telephone
(718) 389-3623

Academy of Finance & Enterprise Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
95%
Percent Proficient - Math
95%
Average Graduation Rate
92%
Average SAT
1120
112 responses
Average ACT
AP Enrollment
34%
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Living in the Area
B+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Crime & Safety
    NG
  2. Diversity
    A+
  3. Cost of Living
    D+
  4. Good for Families
    B+
Area Feel
Urban
Median Household Income
$59,758
National
$55,322
Median Rent
$1,401
National
$949
Median Home Value
$462,300
National
$184,700

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
A+
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
100%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.15 responses
Poll
93%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.15 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 53 responses
Report
  • Luncheon
    17%
  • National Honors Society
    13%
  • Student Government
    11%
  • Virtual Enterprise
    9%
  • Mentoring Program
    9%
  • Peer Mentoring
    8%
  • Internships
    8%

Students

Diversity
A
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
512
Free or Reduced Lunch
81%
83%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.18 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.18 responses
61%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.18 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
20:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$78,916
Teachers in First/Second Year
12.5%
79%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.29 responses
86%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.29 responses
93%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.29 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
C
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Very Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Very Low
Expenses Per Student
National
$12,239
55%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.29 responses
34%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.29 responses
38%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.29 responses
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Academy of Finance & Enterprise Reviews

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Very helpful staff! The teachers, staff and counselors care a lot about the students well-being. College readiness and academical success is widely encouraged. Counselors and teachers work very hard to inform the students of academical opportunities. The environment is very safe. The school community is very understanding and helpful.
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Honestly it’s an average school unfortunately doesn’t provide much support for average students only for students above excellence. Fails in providing mental health support by the guidance counselors, as well as motivating others to do better. Since it is a uniform school days when there is a dress down (no uniform) they charge from 5-10 dollars so financially they’re constantly asking for money. I think the leading administrators should improve their connection with the students not what’s best in just making the school look good .
The Academy of Finance & Enterprise is a very small school that is expanding more throughout the years. What I like about this school is it provides business classes that help to prepare you for the future and gain knowledge of different aspects in the business world. Since there isn’t much space to provide extracurricular activities, it is hard to get into the clubs and sports that are provided. Overall, this school has helped me gain all the credits I need to graduate, pass all my exams, and have people to trust and talk to if anything ever occurs.