Bedford Academy High School

1119 Bedford Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11217
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 5%
5.00 (1 review)
Bedford Academy High School serves 368 students in grades 9-12.
Bedford Academy High School placed in the top 5% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≥95% (which is higher than the New York state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≥95% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Rankings

Bedford Academy High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

Bedford Academy High School's student population of 368 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students368 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Rankings

Bedford Academy High School is ranked within the top 5% of all 4,228 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Bedford Academy High School is 0.39, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#128 out of 4228 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥95%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥95%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:113:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
2%
9%
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Hispanic
11%
27%
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Black
77%
17%
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White
3%
43%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
5%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.390.71
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Graduation Rate
≥95%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
68%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic District #13 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Bedford Academy High School is Urban Dove Team Charter School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Great Oaks Charter School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is P.S. 3 Bedford Village (0.2 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Brooklyn P.S. 3 Bedford Village Math: 25-29% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 393 students
    0.2 miles
    50 Jefferson Ave
    Brooklyn, NY 11216
    (718) 622-2960
    0.2 PK-5 393
  • New York Great Oaks Charter School Charter School
    Grades: 6-8 | 211 students
    0.3 miles
    38 Delancey St-3rd Fl
    New York, NY 10002
    (212) 233-5152
    0.3 6-8 211
  • Brooklyn P.S. 56 Lewis H Latimer Math: 25-29% | Reading: 35-39%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 213 students
    0.3 miles
    170 Gates Ave
    Brooklyn, NY 11238
    (718) 857-3149
    0.3 PK-5 213
  • Brooklyn Urban Assembly Unison School Math: 15-19% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 146 students
    0.3 miles
    170 Gates Ave
    Brooklyn, NY 11238
    (718) 399-1061
    0.3 6-8 146
  • Brooklyn Urban Dove Team Charter School Alternative School
    Charter School
    Math: 30-39% | Reading: 50-59%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 247 students
    0.3 miles
    600 Lafayette Ave
    Brooklyn, NY 11216
    (718) 783-8232
    0.3 9-12 247

School Reviews

5  
School has staff that is involved in all aspects of the student's education. Tutorial services offered 3 times a week. 10 AP courses are offered. Students are exposed to various cultural activities. Several trips to institutes of higher learning are given annually. Robotics and coding offered.
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