P.S. 54 Fordham Bedford Academy

P.S. 54 Fordham Bedford Academy serves 476 students in grades PK - 5.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is equal to the NY average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 54%.
P.S. 54 Fordham Bedford Academy operates within the New York City Geographic #10 School District.

School Overview

The student population of 476 students has declined by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 33 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Grades Offered Grades PK-5
Total Students 476 students
P.S. 54 Fordham Bedford Academy Total Students (2006-2014)
Gender % P.S. 54 Fordham Bedford Academy Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 33 teachers
P.S. 54 Fordham Bedford Academy Total Teachers (2006-2014)
Students by Grade P.S. 54 Fordham Bedford Academy Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.43 is more than the state average of 0.36. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 14:1 14:1
P.S. 54 Fordham Bedford Academy Student Teacher Ratio (2006-2014)
Asian
3%
9%
P.S. 54 Fordham Bedford Academy Asian Students (2006-2013)
Hispanic
71%
25%
P.S. 54 Fordham Bedford Academy Black Students (2006-2013)
Black
26%
18%
P.S. 54 Fordham Bedford Academy Black Students (2006-2013)
Diversity Score
The chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body.
0.43 0.36
P.S. 54 Fordham Bedford Academy Diversity Score (2006-2014)
Eligible for Free Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
89%
42%
P.S. 54 Fordham Bedford Academy Eligible for Free Lunch (2006-2014)
Eligible for Reduced
Lunch
Families meeting income eligibility guidelines may qualify for free and reduced price meals or free milk. These guidelines are used by schools, institutions, and facilities participating in the National School Lunch Program (and Commodity School Program), School Breakfast Program, Special Milk Program for Children, Child and Adult Care Food Program and Summer Food Service Program.
2%
5%
P.S. 54 Fordham Bedford Academy Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2014)

District Comparison

New York City Geographic #10 School District's student population of 55,059 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name New York City Geographic #10 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
86
2
Number of Students Managed 55,059 926
New York City Geographic  #10 School District Students Managed (2004-2014)
District Total Revenue n/a $29 MM
District Spending n/a $30 MM
District Revenue / Student n/a $23,859
District Spending / Student n/a $24,841
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school is Belmont Preparatory High School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Jonas Bronck Academy (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is P.S. 46 Edgar Allen Poe (0.2 miles away)
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