Brighter Choice Charter School For Boys

Tel: (518)694-8200
  • Brighter Choice Charter School For Boys serves 288 students in grades KG-4.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is lower than the NY average of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 55%.
  • Brighter Choice Charter School For Boys operates within the Brighter Choice Charter Middle For Girls School District.

School Overview

  • The student population of 288 students has grown by 5% over five years.
  • The teacher population of 23 teachers has grown by 27% over five years.
Grades Offered Grades KG-4
Total Students 288 students
Brighter Choice Charter School For Boys Total Students (2004-2015)
Gender % Brighter Choice Charter School For Boys Gender
Total Classroom Teachers 23 teachers
Brighter Choice Charter School For Boys Total Teachers (2005-2015)
Students by Grade Brighter Choice Charter School For Boys Student By Grade

School Comparison

  • The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 has decreased from 15:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.28 is less than the state average of 0.37. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
This School (NY) School Average
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1 15:1
Brighter Choice Charter School For Boys Student Teacher Ratio (2006-2015)
Asian
1%
9%
Brighter Choice Charter School For Boys Asian Students (2008-2015)
Hispanic
14%
25%
Brighter Choice Charter School For Boys Black Students (2004-2015)
Black
84%
18%
Brighter Choice Charter School For Boys Black Students (2004-2015)
White
1%
45%
Brighter Choice Charter School For Boys White Students (2003-2015)
Hawaiian
n/a n/a
Brighter Choice Charter School For Boys Hawaiian Students (2009-2010)
All Ethnic Groups Brighter Choice Charter School For Boys All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown NY All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
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.
0.28 0.37
Brighter Choice Charter School For Boys Diversity Score (2005-2015)
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.
100%
45%
Brighter Choice Charter School For Boys Eligible for Free Lunch (2003-2015)
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
6%
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 508 students has grown by 85% over five years.
School District Name Brighter Choice Charter Middle For Girls School District
Number of Schools
Managed
2
2
Number of Students Managed 508 935
Brighter Choice Charter Middle For Girls School District Students Managed (2003-2014)
School Statewide Testing View Education Department Test Scores
Source: 2015 (latest year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

 All Schools  High Schools High Schools  Middle Schools Middle Schools  Elementary Schools Elementary Schools  Preschools Preschools  Private Schools Private Schools 
Show me:

School Reviews

Reviews should be a few sentences in length. Please include any comments on:

  • Quality of academic programs, teachers, and facilities
  • Availability of music, art, sports and other extracurricular activities

I am a:

Name or Alias:

Your review:

Rate this school:
Recent Articles
July 12, 2017
Learn whether a year round attendance schedule or traditional schedule may be more appropriate for your child.
July 12, 2017
It is helpful to know the issues involved when considering public versus private schools. More about these considerations here.
July 02, 2017
Should sixth graders be placed in elementary or middle school? We explore the pros and cons of the issue.