Jonas Bronck Academy

400 East Fordham Rd,

Bronx, NY, 10458

Tel: (718)365-2502
Grades: 6-8

251 students

Jonas Bronck Academy serves 251 students in grades 6-8.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the NY average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 52%.
Jonas Bronck Academy operates within the New York City Geographic #10 School District.

Overview

The student population of 251 students has grown by 5% over five years.
The teacher population of 19 teachers has declined by 9% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades 6-8
Total Students 251 students
Jonas Bronck Academy Total Students (2006-2012)
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 19 teachers
Jonas Bronck Academy Total Classroom Teachers (2006-2012)
Students by Grade Jonas Bronck Academy Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has increased from 12:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.48 is less than the state average of 1.03. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 13:1
Jonas Bronck Academy Student : Teacher Ratio (2006-2012)
American Indian
1%
1%
Jonas Bronck Academy American Indian (2006-2012)
Asian
3%
8%
Jonas Bronck Academy Asian (2006-2012)
Hispanic
69%
23%
Jonas Bronck Academy Hispanic (2006-2012)
Black
21%
19%
Jonas Bronck Academy Black (2006-2012)
White
4%
48%
Jonas Bronck Academy White (2006-2012)
All Ethnic Groups Jonas Bronck Academy Sch Ethnicity Jonas Bronck Academy 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.
0.48 1.03
Jonas Bronck Academy Diversity Score (2006-2012)
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.
76%
42%
Jonas Bronck Academy Eligible for Free Lunch (2006-2012)
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.
10%
7%
Jonas Bronck Academy Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2012)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 54,772 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name New York City Geographic #10 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
78
3
Number of Students Managed 54,772 1,324
New York City Geographic  #10 School District Number of Students Managed (2004-2012)
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: 2012 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Belmont Preperatory High School (0.2 miles away).
The nearest middle school is I.S. 254 (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is West Bronx Academy For The Future (0.2 miles away)
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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 0.53, 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.