Bronx High School For Writing And Communication Arts

800 E Gun Hill Rd
Bronx, NY 10467
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Bronx High School For Writing And Communication Arts serves 332 students in grades 9-12.
Bronx High School For Writing And Communication Arts placed in the top 20% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80-84% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 85-89% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 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 Placements

Bronx High School For Writing And Communication Arts places among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

Bronx High School For Writing And Communication Arts's student population of 332 students has declined by 10% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students332 students
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Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
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School Comparison

Bronx High School For Writing And Communication Arts is ranked within the top 20% of all 4,239 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Bronx High School For Writing And Communication Arts is 0.60, 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
#746 out of 4239 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-84%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
85-89%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio18:113:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
4%
9%
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Hispanic
42%
27%
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Black
48%
17%
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White
3%
43%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.600.71
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Graduation Rate
65-69%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
70%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic District #11 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Bronx High School For Writing And Communication Arts is Bronx Academy Of Health Careers (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Leaders Of Tomorrow (0.3 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bronx Bronx Academy Of Health Careers Math: 75-79% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 392 students
    0.0 miles
    800 E Gun Hill Rd
    Bronx, NY 10467
    (718) 696-3340
    0 9-12 392
  • Bronx Bronx Aerospace High School Math: 70-74% | Reading: 80-89%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 343 students
    0.0 miles
    800 E Gun Hill Rd
    Bronx, NY 10467
    (718) 696-6010
    0 9-12 343
  • Bronx Bronx Lab School Math: <50% | Reading: 75-79%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 390 students
    0.0 miles
    800 E Gun Hill Rd
    Bronx, NY 10467
    (718) 696-3700
    0 9-12 390
  • Bronx High School Of Computers And Technology Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 563 students
    0.0 miles
    800 E Gun Hill Rd
    Bronx, NY 10467
    (718) 696-3930
    0 9-12 563
  • Bronx High School Of Contemporary Arts Math: 65-69% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 446 students
    0.0 miles
    800 E Gun Hill Rd
    Bronx, NY 10467
    (718) 944-5610
    0 9-12 446

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