Brighter Choice Charter School For Boys

116 North Lake Ave

Albany, NY 12206-2610

Tel: (518)694-8200
Grades: KG-4

274 students

Brighter Choice Charter School For Boys serves 274 students in grades KG-4.
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), which is more than the state average of 52%.
Brighter Choice Charter School For Boys operates within the Brighter Choice Charter For Boys School District.

Overview

The student population of 274 students has grown by 7% over five years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has grown by 5% over five years.
School Type Charter School
Grades Offered Grades KG-4
Total Students 274 students
Gender % 95% Male / 5%Female
Total Classroom Teachers 18 teachers
Students by Grade Brighter Choice Charter School For Boys 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 0.04 is less 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
Hispanic
1%
23%
Black
98%
19%
All Ethnic Groups Brighter Choice Charter School For Boys Sch Ethnicity Brighter Choice Charter School For Boys 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.
0.04 0.35
Brighter Choice Charter School For Boys Diversity Score (2003-2013)
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.
78%
42%
Brighter Choice Charter School For Boys Eligible for Free Lunch (2003-2013)
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.
12%
7%
Brighter Choice Charter School For Boys Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2013)

District Comparison

The district's student population of 274 students has grown by 26% over five years.
School District Name Brighter Choice Charter For Boys School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
3
Number of Students Managed 274 1,324
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 William S Hackett Middle School (1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Brighter Choice Charter School For Girls (0.1 miles away)
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Show me:
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • AlbanyBrighter Choice Charter Middle School For Boys
    Charter School
    116 North Lake Ave
    AlbanyNY 12206
    (518)694-5550
    Charter School

    0 mi | n/a students | Gr.                       
  • AlbanyBrighter Choice Charter Middle School For Girls
    Charter School
    250 Central Ave
    AlbanyNY 12206
    (518)694-5550
    Charter School

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

    0.1 mi | 277 students | Gr. KG-4                      
  • AlbanySheridan Preparatory Academy
    400 Sheridan Ave
    AlbanyNY 12206
    (518)475-6850
    0.3 mi | 395 students | Gr. PK-5                      
  • AlbanyPhilip J Schuyler Achievement Academy
    676 Clinton Ave
    AlbanyNY 12206
    (518)475-6700
    0.4 mi | 352 students | Gr. PK-5                      

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Albany, 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 0.62, which is higher than the New York average of 0.35. The most diverse school in Albany is Macgregor High (Continuation School). Read more about public school diversity statistics in New York or national school diversity statistics.