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Life Academy High School for Film and Music

Life Academy High School for Film and Music is a coeducational public school for students in grades 9 through 12.

74
Education Quality
85
Cost Of Living
70
Climate
78
Outcomes
Institution Type: Public Setting: Urban

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Overview

Overview

Life Academy High School for Film and Music says

At Life Academy High School for Film and Music, we infuse the study of film, the art of filmmaking, audio production and new media into engaging, student-centered and project-based courses. We focus on building communication skills in writing, presentation and creativity. Our Advisory program helps each student develop personal relationships and positive citizenship. We seek students who want to learn in an exciting atmosphere of excellence and creative collaboration.

Curriculum

Advisory, Writing Workshops, Art and Film Production, Differentiated Instruction; Electives: Film, Editing, Set Design, Audio Production, Cinematography, Storyboarding (art); Film Analysis and Screening using critical thinking activities, College Now

Program Overview

Program Specialization: Visual Art & Design

Available Seats in Freshmen Class: 81

Admission Method: Limited unscreened

Transportation

Buses: B1, B3, B4, B6, B64, B82

Trains: D to 25th Av; N to Avenue U; N to Gravesend - 86th St

Finance

Finance

Public schools are supported through local, state, and federal funding, and do not charge tuition to students who attend them.

Admissions

Admissions

Admission Priorities

  • Priority to New York City residents who attend an information session
  • Then to New York City residents

Important Dates

Regular Application Deadline: December 2

Academics

Academics

Test Scores

1124 Average score for the SAT Composite

Test Section Average Score
SAT Math 375
SAT Verbal 384
SAT Writing 365

NYC Report Card

B
Environment
C
Progress
A
Performance
B
Overall Score
F
College and Career Readiness
  • AP Biology (Online)
  • AP English Literature and Composition (Online)
  • AP European History (Online)
  • AP United States History (Online)
  • AP World History (Online)

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 249
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
9 81
10 83
11 34
12 51

Life Academy High School for Film and Music's relatively variable enrollment profile may offer insights into student retention rates, local population changes, real estate costs, and the accessibility of alternative educational options. to find out more about the specific factors influencing Life Academy High School for Film and Music's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 15 : 1
Gender 51% Male / 49% Female
Socioeconomic Diversity

76% of students qualify for a free or reduced price school lunch at Life Academy High School for Film and Music.

Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 20%
Hispanic/Latino 30%
Black or African American 44%
Asian 5%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Bullying

There were 13 incidents of bullying last year at Life Academy High School for Film and Music, which equals 0.0594 incidents per student.

Extracurriculars

21st Century Grant: Film, After-school tutoring in content areas, Drumming, Health & Fitness (subject to change), Holiday Concert, Karate, Magazine Publication, Musical/Play, School News - Media Edition, Student Council, Talent Show
  • Film Club
  • Student Government
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Bowling
  • Cricket
  • Football
  • Handball
  • Indoor Track
  • Outdoor Track
  • Soccer
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Basketball
  • Bowling
  • Cricket
  • Indoor Track
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Volleyball
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