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About This School

Washington Heights Academy is a public elementary school in New York. The principal of Washington Heights Academy is MR. RENZO MARTINEZ, who can be contacted at rmartin8@schools.nyc.gov. 318 children attend Washington Heights Academy and identify mostly as Hispanic; White, non-Hispanic; and Asian/Pacific Islander. 26% of the Washington Heights Academy students have "limited English proficiency." 82% of the 318 students here have subsidized lunches. The student to teacher ratio at Washington Heights Academy is 17:1. Amistad Dual Language School is one of the nearest elementary schools.

Student Ethnicities

Ethnicity School District
Hispanic 90% 89%
White, non-Hispanic 5% 3%
Asian/Pacific Islander 2% 1%
Black, non-Hispanic 1% 7%
Native American or Native Alaskan 1% 0.1%
Multiracial 0% %

Student Subgroups

Subgroup School District
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 82% 88%
Limited English proficiency 26% 38%

Community Rating & Reviews

  • (9 months ago)

    My son has been in this school for the last four years. He loves the teachers and is eager to learn. This schools has very experience teachers. Teachers here allow children to be creative and encourage them to express themselves. I love that they involve the parents in creating new programs for their children. The school gives you a great sense of community. I also like that the school provides a variety of extracurricular activities including the Young People Chorus at Washington Heights. The school is also very diverse which is a plus. This is by far the best school in Washington Heights-Inwood.

  • (1 year ago)

    i wish my little girl study in this great school is being kind of difficult to get her accepted due to they says there is not more room but i have know for person that knows how that runs that they make concesion to some people who jump from being at the bottom of the waiting list to be the first one.. i think they should act honestly as we consider this is good to be the best in the neighborhood ...

  • (3 years ago)

    I love this school so does my child. My child has improve a lot. The school has excellent staff and a very good principle.

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