School for Legal Studies Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
College Readiness Index
7.1
Math Proficiency
2.9
English Proficiency
3.0
Student/Teacher Ratio
19:1
  • 09–12 Grades
  • 753 Students
  • 40 Teachers

School for Legal Studies
850 GRAND ST
BROOKLYN, NY 11211

Phone: (718) 387-2800

District: New York City Public Schools

Overview

At School for Legal Studies, students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at School for Legal Studies is 18 percent. The student body makeup is 46 percent male and 54 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 98 percent. School for Legal Studies is 1 of 405 high schools in the New York City Public Schools.

Rankings / Awards

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Medal Awarded None
National Rank
Unranked

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 753
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 98%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 84%
Full-Time Teachers 40

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).

Proficient in English 89%
Proficient in Math 88%
College Readiness Index 7.1

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 09 – 12
Setting Large City
Charter School No
Magnet School Yes
Receives Title I Funding Yes

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 405
Total Students 304,334
Proficient in English (district average) 87%
Proficient in Math (district average) 83%
College Readiness (district average) 21.9

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