Bronx Charter School For Excellence

1960 Benedict Ave

Bronx, NY 10462

Tel: (718)828-7301
Grades: PK-7

439 students

Bronx Charter School For Excellence serves 439 students in grades PK-7.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the NY average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 52%.
Bronx Charter School For Excellence operates within the Bronx Charter For Excellence School District.

Overview

The student population of 439 students has grown by 14% over five years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 25% over five years.
School Type Charter School
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2012)
Grades Offered Grades PK-7
Total Students 439 students
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 30 teachers
Students by Grade Bronx Charter School For Excellence Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.62 is more than the state average of 0.35. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1 13:1
Asian
12%
8%
Hispanic
38%
23%
Black
48%
19%
All Ethnic Groups Bronx Charter School For Excellence Sch Ethnicity Bronx Charter School For Excellence Sta Ethnicity
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.
0.62 0.35
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.
54%
42%
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.
14%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 439 students has grown by 47% over five years.
School District Name Bronx Charter For Excellence School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
3
Number of Students Managed 439 1,324
Bronx Charter  For Excellence School District Number of Students Managed (2005-2012)
District Total Revenue n/a $29 MM
District Spending n/a $29 MM
District Revenue / Student n/a $21,692
District Spending / Student n/a $21,514
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Pablo Neruda Academy For Architecture And World St (0.8 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Junior High School 125 Henry Hudson (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is P.S. 106 Parkchester (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • BronxP.S. 106 Parkchester
    2120 St Raymond South Ave
    BronxNY 10462
    (718)892-1006
    0.3 mi | 1245 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • BronxJunior High School 125 Henry Hudson
    1111 Pugsley Ave
    BronxNY 10472
    (718)822-5186
    0.4 mi | 631 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • BronxJunior High School 127 The Castle Hill
    1560 Purdy St
    BronxNY 10462
    (718)892-8600
    0.4 mi | 727 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • BronxP.S. 119
    1075 Pugsley Ave
    BronxNY 10472
    (718)822-5198
    0.4 mi | 1041 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • BronxP.S. 47 John Randolph
    1794 East 172nd St
    BronxNY 10472
    (718)824-0950
    0.4 mi | 1078 students | Gr. KG-5                      

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Did You Know?
Bronx, NY public schools have a diversity scoreThe 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. of 0.45, which is higher than the New York average of 0.35. The most diverse school in Bronx is P.S. 97. Read more about public school diversity statistics in New York or national school diversity statistics.