Bronx School For Law Government And Justice

244 E 163rd St
Bronx, NY 10451
(School attendance zone shown in map)
4/
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Bottom 50%
Serving 713 students in grades 6-12, Bronx School For Law Government And Justice ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 30% (which is lower than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 47% (which is lower than the New York state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is higher than the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-12
  • Enrollment: 713 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • : 80-84% (Btm 50% in NY)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • : 47% (Top 50%)
  • : 60-64% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Bronx School For Law Government And Justice ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Bronx School For Law Government And Justice's student population of 713 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 62 teachers has grown by 10% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
713 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
62 teachers
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School Rankings

Bronx School For Law Government And Justice 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 School For Law Government And Justice is 0.38, 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)
#2725 out of 4377 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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30%
46%
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47%
49%
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60-64%
78%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
11:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
1%
10%
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Hispanic
76%
29%
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Black
21%
16%
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White
1%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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0.38
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80-84%
87%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
89%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
3%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Bronx School For Law Government And Justice's ranking?
Bronx School For Law Government And Justice is ranked #2725 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in New York.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
30% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while 47% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
What is the graduation rate of Bronx School For Law Government And Justice?
The graduation rate of Bronx School For Law Government And Justice is 80-84%, which is lower than the New York state average of 87%.
How many students attend Bronx School For Law Government And Justice?
713 students attend Bronx School For Law Government And Justice.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
76% of Bronx School For Law Government And Justice students are Hispanic, 21% of students are Black, 1% of students are American Indian, 1% of students are Asian, and 1% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Bronx School For Law Government And Justice?
Bronx School For Law Government And Justice has a student ration of 12:1, which is higher than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Bronx School For Law Government And Justice offer ?
Bronx School For Law Government And Justice offers enrollment in grades 6-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Bronx School For Law Government And Justice part of?
Bronx School For Law Government And Justice is part of New York City Geographic District # 9 School District.
In what neighborhood is Bronx School For Law Government And Justice located?
Bronx School For Law Government And Justice is located in the Concourse Village neighborhood of Bronx, NY. There are 22 other public schools located in Concourse Village.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 6-12
  • Enrollment: 713 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • : 80-84% (Btm 50%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 30% (Btm 50%)
  • : 47% (Top 50%)
  • : 60-64% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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