800 E Gun Hill Rd
Bronx, NY 10467
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
8/
10
Top 30%
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 30% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 75-79% (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 75-79% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2018-19 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 Rankings

Bronx High School For Writing And Communication Arts ranks 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 grown by 9% over five school years.
The teacher population of 18 teachers has declined by 18% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
332 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
18 teachers
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School Rankings

Bronx High School For Writing And Communication Arts is ranked within the top 30% 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 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 Data
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State Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#966 out of 4228 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
75-79%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75-79%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
18:1
13:1
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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%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.60
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Graduation Rate
60-64%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
70%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 332 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 18:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 97%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 60-64% (Btm 50% in NY)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 30%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 75-79% (Top 30%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 75-79% (Top 30%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.60 (Top 30%)

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