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Pablo Neruda Academy for Architecture and World Studies

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Regents Exams (RE)

In 2011-2012 New York used the New York State Regents Examinations to test high school students in English language arts, math, global history and geography, US history and government, living environment, chemistry, earth science, physics and several foreign languages. The results for English language arts, math, living environment, chemistry, earth science, physics, global history and geography, and US history and government are displayed in GreatSchools profiles. 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 2013
  • New York City Geographic District # 8 average
  • New York state average

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About this school

Pablo Neruda Academy for Architecture and World Studies is a public high school in New York. The principal of Pablo Neruda Academy for Architecture and World Studies is Mr. David Liu and can be contacted at 349 students attend Pablo Neruda Academy for Architecture and World Studies and are mostly Hispanic, Asian/Pacific Islander, and Asian. 18% of the Pablo Neruda Academy for Architecture and World Studies students have "limited English proficiency." 78% of the 349 students here have subsidized lunches. The student to teacher ratio at Pablo Neruda Academy for Architecture and World Studies is 12:1. Gateway School For Environmental Research And Tech is one of the nearest high schools.

Extracurricular activities


  • Drawing painting

Languages Taught

  • Spanish

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 70% 62%
Asian/Pacific Islander 3% 4%
Asian 3% %
Black, non-Hispanic 26% 27%
White, non-Hispanic 1% 6%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0% 0.4%
Multiracial 0% %
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 78% 80%
Limited English proficiency 18% 12%

Community ratings & reviews

  • (1 year ago)

    New Leadership New Resources it is very exciting. One of the most technologically advanced schools I have worked in.

  • (7 years ago)

    In all honesty this school is horrid. It lacks supplies which are necessary for the students growth. There are no textbooks there are no computers there are no extra curricular activities/ this school lacks motive and direction. It is best to avoid PNA while you still can

  • (7 years ago)

    You can tell a lot about a school by it's principal. Mr. Ivan Cohen new principal of PNA takes the reigns from former principal Dina Heisler who while well intended had such little control over the growth of the school that resulted in the school receiving a D on it's report card this year. Mr. Cohen who has inherited that D has already begun effecting positive changes in the tone of the school. Like Ms. Heisler Mr. Cohen is a visionary however Mr. Cohen's approach is more grounded prqactical and actionable. It's great to expect that all children will develop a love of learning. But this does not happen by hoping. Changing dispositions takes hard and organized work. These seem to be his areas of strength. He's organized has a clear vision and produces thoughtful benchmarks toward goals. His challenge will be to undo Ms. Heisler's lassez faire culture.

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