270 E 167th St
Bronx, NY 10456
Rating
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Bronx Writing Academy serves 438 students in grades 6-8.
Bronx Writing Academy placed 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%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 18% (which is lower 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 27% (which is lower than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

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Bronx Writing Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

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School Overview

Bronx Writing Academy's student population of 438 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 39 teachers has grown by 5% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
438 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
39 teachers
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School Rankings

Bronx Writing Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Writing Academy is 0.49, 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
#3889 out of 4228 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
18%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
27%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
13:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
1%
9%
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Hispanic
64%
27%
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Black
32%
17%
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White
1%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.49
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Eligible for Free Lunch
94%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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hey i wanted to know how do know if this school is good and what is the uniform also in the purple book for middle schools it says there s no uniforms last but not least is there any dance music or art activities
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 438 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Bottom 50% in NY
  • Math Proficiency
    : 18% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.49 (Top 50%)

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