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grade C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade C+
  2. Diversity
    grade B minus
  3. Teachers
    grade B+
  4. College Prep
    grade C+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    grade C minus
  6. Health & Safety
    grade B minus
  7. Administration
    grade C+
  8. Sports
    grade B
  9. Food
    grade B minus
  10. Resources & Facilities
    grade C minus

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Preparatory Academy For Writers is a public school located in Springfield Gardens, NY. It has 575 students in grades 6-12 with a student-teacher ratio of 18 to 1. According to state test scores, 48% of students are at least proficient in math and 67% in reading.

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143-10 Springfield Blvd
Springfield Gardens, NY 11413
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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
67%
Percent Proficient - Math
48%
Average Graduation Rate
87%
Average SAT
1000
73 responses
Average ACT
26
6 responses
AP Enrollment
33%

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Living in the Area

grade C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C minus
  2. Good for Families
    grade B minus
  3. Housing
    grade C minus
Median Household Income
$84,566
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,671
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$468,049
National
$217,500

Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
grade B minus
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
75%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school. 12 responses
Poll
33%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there. 12 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 31 responses
  • Basketball games
    16%
  • Parties
    13%
  • Prom
    13%
  • Talent shows
    13%
  • Spirit Week
    10%
  • Student vs. teacher events
    10%
  • Football
    6%

Students

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
575
Free or Reduced Lunch
71%
64%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive. 14 responses
50%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy. 14 responses
86%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic. 14 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
18:1
National
17:1
Average Teacher Salary
$79,801
Teachers in First/Second Year
14.7%
76%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons. 17 responses
53%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students. 17 responses
65%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom. 17 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
grade C minus
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Low
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
No data available  
National
$12,239
56%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in. 16 responses
31%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need. 16 responses
50%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations. 16 responses

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