Brooklyn College Academy

  • Brooklyn College Academy serves 594 students in grades 9-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is ≥95% (which is higher than the New York state average of 49%) for the 2015-16 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is ≥95% (which is higher than the New York state average of 46%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • Brooklyn College Academy placed in the top 5% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 56%.

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School Overview

  • Brooklyn College Academy's student population of 594 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 30 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students594 students
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Total Classroom Teachers30 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Brooklyn College Academy is ranked within the top 5% of all 4,239 schools in New York (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2015-16 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 20:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Brooklyn College Academy is 0.51, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.38. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)≥95%
49%
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Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)≥95%
46%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
8%
9%
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Hispanic
11%
26%
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Black
68%
18%
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White
4%
44%
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Two or more races
9%
2%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Brooklyn College Academy.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score0.510.38
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Graduation Rate≥95%
81%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
53%
44%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
13%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic #22 School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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