Bronx Charter School For Better Learning

3740 Baychester Ave Annex
Bronx, NY 10466
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 549 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Bronx Charter School For Better Learning ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 48% (which is higher than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 45% (which is lower than the New York state average of 49%).
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 549 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • : Bottom 50% in NY
  • : 48% (Top 50%)
  • : 45% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

School Overview

Bronx Charter School For Better Learning's student population of 549 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
549 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
41 teachers
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School Rankings

Bronx Charter School For Better Learning ranks within the bottom 50% of all 4,377 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Bronx Charter School For Better Learning is 0.25, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (NY)
#2235 out of 4377 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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48%
46%
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45%
49%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Bronx Charter School For Better Learning and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
n/a
11:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
10%
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Hispanic
9%
29%
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Black
86%
16%
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White
1%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.25
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
71%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
12%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Bronx Charter School For Better Learning and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Bronx Charter School For Better Learning's ranking?
Bronx Charter School For Better Learning is ranked #2235 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in New York.
What schools are Bronx Charter School For Better Learning often compared to?
Bronx Charter School For Better Learningis often viewed alongside schools like Baychester Academy by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
48% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while 45% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
How many students attend Bronx Charter School For Better Learning?
549 students attend Bronx Charter School For Better Learning.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
86% of Bronx Charter School For Better Learning students are Black, 9% of students are Hispanic, 2% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are White.
What grades does Bronx Charter School For Better Learning offer ?
Bronx Charter School For Better Learning offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Bronx Charter School For Better Learning part of?
Bronx Charter School For Better Learning is part of Bronx Charter School For Better Learning School District.
In what neighborhood is Bronx Charter School For Better Learning located?
Bronx Charter School For Better Learning is located in the Edenwald neighborhood of Bronx, NY. There are 7 other public schools located in Edenwald.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 549 students
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 48% (Top 50%)
  • : 45% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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