Brighter Choice Charter School For Boys

116 North Lake Ave

Albany, NY 12206

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 11:1 is lower than the NY average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 100% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 54%.
Brighter Choice Charter School For Boys operates within the Brighter Choice Charter Middle For Girls School District.

School Overview

The student population of 274 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has grown by 33% over five years.
School Type Charter School
Grades Offered Grades KG-4
Total Students 274 students
Brighter Choice Charter School For Boys Total Students (2003-2014)
Gender % Brighter Choice Charter School For Boys Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 24 teachers
Brighter Choice Charter School For Boys Total Teachers (2004-2014)
Students by Grade Brighter Choice Charter School For Boys Student By Grade

School Comparison

The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.18 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 11:1 14:1
Brighter Choice Charter School For Boys Student Teacher Ratio (2006-2014)
Hispanic
10%
25%
Brighter Choice Charter School For Boys Black Students (2003-2014)
Black
90%
18%
Brighter Choice Charter School For Boys Black Students (2003-2014)
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.
0.18 0.36
Brighter Choice Charter School For Boys Diversity Score (2004-2014)
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.
64%
42%
Brighter Choice Charter School For Boys Eligible for Free Lunch (2003-2014)
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.
n/a
5%
Brighter Choice Charter School For Boys Eligible for Reduced Lunch (2003-2013)

District Comparison

Brighter Choice Charter Middle For Girls School District's student population of 274 students has stayed relatively flat over five years.
School District Name Brighter Choice Charter Middle For Girls School District
Number of Schools
Managed
1
2
Number of Students Managed 274 926
Brighter Choice Charter Middle  For Girls School District Students Managed (2003-2014)
District Total Revenue n/a $29 MM
District Spending n/a $30 MM
District Revenue / Student n/a $23,859
District Spending / Student n/a $24,841
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2014 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public 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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