School Details

East Side Community School

420 East 12th Street, New York, NY 10009
(212) 460-8467
6

(out of 10)

Public Grades 6-12 650 students 13 students/teacher (NY avg is 13)

Test Scores by grade

28%
29%
39%
38%

New York State Assessments (NYSA)

Beginning in the 2012-2013 school year, the New York State Department of Instruction implemented new assessments designed to be aligned with the Common Core State Standards. The new standards for proficiency in these subjects are higher than in previous years and the percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change. See http://www.engageny.org/sites/default/files/resource/attachments/test_score_release_letter_to_parents.pdf from New York's Commissioner of Education for more information on these changes. In 2013-2014 New York used the New York State Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English language arts and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in Science. At present 2013-14 results are available only for English language arts and math. The tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New York. The goal is for 90% of students to mee
  • This school in 2014
  • New York state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

42%
29%
29%
33%

New York State Assessments (NYSA)

Beginning in the 2012-2013 school year, the New York State Department of Instruction implemented new assessments designed to be aligned with the Common Core State Standards. The new standards for proficiency in these subjects are higher than in previous years and the percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change. See http://www.engageny.org/sites/default/files/resource/attachments/test_score_release_letter_to_parents.pdf from New York's Commissioner of Education for more information on these changes. In 2013-2014 New York used the New York State Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English language arts and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in Science. At present 2013-14 results are available only for English language arts and math. The tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New York. The goal is for 90% of students to mee
  • This school in 2014
  • New York state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

42%
36%
45%
22%

New York State Assessments (NYSA)

Beginning in the 2012-2013 school year, the New York State Department of Instruction implemented new assessments designed to be aligned with the Common Core State Standards. The new standards for proficiency in these subjects are higher than in previous years and the percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change. See http://www.engageny.org/sites/default/files/resource/attachments/test_score_release_letter_to_parents.pdf from New York's Commissioner of Education for more information on these changes. In 2013-2014 New York used the New York State Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English language arts and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in Science. At present 2013-14 results are available only for English language arts and math. The tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New York. The goal is for 90% of students to mee
  • This school in 2014
  • New York state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

60%
77%

Regents Exams (RE)

In 2012-2013 New York used the New York State Regents Examinations to test high school students in English, math, global history and geography, US history and government, living environment, chemistry, Earth science and physics. Students must take at least five Regents Exams in order to graduate. Scores of 65 and above are passing; scores of 55 and above earn credit toward a local diploma (with the approval of the local board of education). The goal is for all students to pass the tests.
  • This school in 2014
  • New York state average

% scale represents number of student who met or exceeded standards

About this school

East Side Community School is a public high school in New York. The principal of East Side Community School is PRINCIPAL - MR. MARK FEDERMAN, whose e-mail is mfederm@schools.nyc.gov. 650 children attend East Side Community School and identify as White, non-Hispanic; Asian; and Hispanic. 5% of the East Side Community School students are "limited in English proficiency." 80% of the 650 students here have subsidized lunches. The student to teacher ratio at East Side Community School is 13:1. High School for Health Professions & Human Services is one of the nearest high schools.

Extracurricular activities

Arts

  • Computer arts
  • Dance
  • Theater drama

Languages Taught

  • Spanish

Sports

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Field hockey
  • Football

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
White, non-Hispanic 9% %
Asian 8% %
Hispanic 56% %
Black, non-Hispanic 24% %
Asian/Pacific Islander 10% %
Native American or Native Alaskan 1% %
Multiracial 0% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 80% None%
Limited English proficiency 5% None%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    My son was in this school through 6-8th grade and we had an AMZING time until about 8th grade. The math teacher is VERY tough more than once she threatened my son when he didn't know the answers. Multiple parents have complained about her throwing pens at the students. The counselor is a nightmare she convinced me to send my child to a horrible school where he gets bullied. The principle is amazing and so supportive. I would have loved to keep my child in this school but the Math teacher for 8th grade needs to be REMOVED ! And lose her license

  • (1 year ago)

    I have two children in this school one in middle school one in high school and I love it...it is one of the best school on the Lower East Side of Manhattan. the teachers are great the administration is wonderful and the principal is so dedicated wouldn't have my kids anywhere else

  • (4 years ago)

    One of the best schools in New york. Principal is excellent and teachers are very dedicated.

  • (5 years ago)

    I would like to say that I love the school my son attends and I love the communication that I have with the teachers and the prinicapl and I like the staff and they always have the best attitude with the parents and they help with the children and help the family with anything we need help with.

  • (9 years ago)

    Teachers here are very committed. Many come from Ivy League schools and routinely go beyond the call of duty in their teaching and reaching out to kids. Instruction is excellent and creative. Students are known well by their teachers and don't fall through the cracks. Excellent arts program. Jill Herman former principal put this school on the map. Very diverse. Great atmosphere. I wish I taught here.

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Overall score

(based on 9 ratings & reviews)

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  • Principal leadership
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