Charter Schools Post Higher Proficiency Rates for Black and Hispanic Students

Saturday’s NY Post reported the answer to a critical question: since over 90% of NYC charter school students are Black or Hispanic, what do this year’s generally sobering test scores say about their performance compared to Black and Hispanic students in district schools?

The Post only summarized, but here are all the grade-by-grade comparisons:


The Post article was mistaken on one fact: New York City charter schools have a higher, not lower, enrollment of low-income students than district schools citywide–whether that’s defined by eligibility for free/reduced lunch or for free lunch only.