Brighter Choice Charter School For Boys

116 North Lake Ave

Albany, NY 12206-2610

Grades: KG-4

273 students

Brighter Choice Charter School For Boys serves 273 students in grades KG-4.
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the NY average of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 53%.
Brighter Choice Charter School For Boys operates within the Brighter Choice Charter Middle For Girls School District.

Overview

The student population of 273 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has grown by 29% over five years.
School Type Charter School
Grades Offered Grades KG-4
Total Students 273 students
Gender % 95% Male / 5%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 22 teachers
Students by Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.15 is less 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 12:1 13:1
Hispanic
7%
24%
Black
92%
19%
White
1%
47%
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.
0.15 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.
80%
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.
8%
7%

District Comparison

The district's student population of 437 students has grown by 101% over five years.
School District Name Brighter Choice Charter Middle For Girls School District
Number of Schools
Managed
2
3
Number of Students Managed 437 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 Albany High School (0.6 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Brighter Choice Charter Middle School For Boys (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Brighter Choice Charter School For Girls (0.1 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • AlbanyBrighter Choice Charter Middle School For Boys
    Charter School
    395 Elk St
    AlbanyNY 12206
    (518)703-6100
    Charter School

    0.1 mi | 152 students | Gr. 5-7                      
  • AlbanyBrighter Choice Charter Middle School For Girls
    Charter School
    395 Elk St
    AlbanyNY 12206
    (518)694-5550
    Charter School

    0.1 mi | 164 students | Gr. 5-7                      
  • AlbanyBrighter Choice Charter School For Girls
    Charter School
    250 Central Ave
    AlbanyNY 12206
    (518)694-4100
    Charter School

    0.1 mi | 260 students | Gr. KG-4                      
  • AlbanySheridan Preparatory Academy
    400 Sheridan Ave
    AlbanyNY 12206
    (518)475-6850
    0.3 mi | 394 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • AlbanyPhilip J Schuyler Achievement Academy
    676 Clinton Ave
    AlbanyNY 12206
    (518)475-6700
    0.4 mi | 313 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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