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
Gender % 53% Male / 47%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 19 teachers
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 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 13:1 13:1
American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
3%
8%
Hispanic
69%
23%
Black
21%
19%
White
4%
48%
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 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.
76%
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.
10%
7%
Jonas Bronck Academy Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2006-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 61,333 students has grown by 9% over five years.
School District Name New York City Geographic #10 School District
Number of Schools
Managed
78
3
Number of Students Managed 61,333 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: 2013 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is West Bronx Academy For The Future (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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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • BronxI.S. 254
    2452 Washington Ave
    BronxNY 10458
    (718)220-8700
    0.2 mi | 421 students | Gr. 6-8                      
  • BronxWest Bronx Academy For The Future
    500 East Fordham Rd
    BronxNY 10458
    (718)563-7139
    0.2 mi | 636 students | Gr. 6-12                      
  • BronxFordham High School For The Arts
    500 East Fordham Rd
    BronxNY 10458
    (718)733-4656
    0.2 mi | 385 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • BronxBronx High School Law And Community Services
    500 East Fordham Rd
    BronxNY 10458
    (718)733-5274
    0.2 mi | 432 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • BronxBelmont Preperatory High School
    500 East Fordham Rd
    BronxNY 10458
    (718)733-4559
    0.2 mi | 408 students | Gr. 9-12                      

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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.