Bronx Charter School For Excellence

1960 Benedict Ave

Bronx, NY 10462

Grades: KG-8

519 students

Bronx Charter School For Excellence serves 519 students in grades KG-8.
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 53%.
Bronx Charter School For Excellence operates within the Bronx Charter For Excellence School District.

Overview

The student population of 519 students has grown by 105% over five years.
The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 191% over five years.
School Type Charter School
Awards Honored for National Blue Ribbon Award Blue Ribbon School (2012)
Grades Offered Grades KG-8
Total Students 519 students
Gender % 47% Male / 53%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 35 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 21:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.61 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 15:1 13:1
Asian
14%
8%
Hispanic
37%
24%
Black
49%
19%
All Ethnic Groups
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.
0.61 0.36
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.
61%
41%
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.
13%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 519 students has grown by 105% over five years.
School District Name Bronx Charter For Excellence School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
3
Number of Students Managed 519 1,015
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 Antonia Pantoja Preparatory Academy (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 Grades Students
  • BronxP.S. 106 Parkchester
    2120 St Raymond's Ave
    BronxNY 10462
    (718)892-1006
    0.3 mi | Gr. PK-5 | 1255 students                      
  • BronxJunior High School 125 Henry Hudson
    1111 Pugsley Ave
    BronxNY 10472
    (718)822-5186
    0.4 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 536 students                      
  • BronxBlueprint Middle School
    1111 Puglsey Ave
    BronxNY 10472
    (718)822-2780
    0.4 mi | Gr. 6 | 96 students                      
  • BronxJunior High School 127 The Castle Hill
    1560 Purdy St
    BronxNY 10462
    (718)892-8600
    0.4 mi | Gr. 6-8 | 763 students                      
  • BronxLinden Tree Elementary School
    1560 Purdy St
    BronxNY 10462
    (989)999-9999
    0.4 mi | Gr. KG | 76 students                      

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