Brooklyn Excelsior Charter School

  • Brooklyn Excelsior Charter School serves 679 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 19% (which is lower than the New York state average of 48%) for the 2014-15 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Reading/Language Arts is 16% (which is lower than the New York state average of 40%) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • Brooklyn Excelsior Charter School 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 2014-15 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the New York state level of 14:1.

School Overview

  • Brooklyn Excelsior Charter School's student population of 679 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students679 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Brooklyn Excelsior Charter School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 4,354 schools in New York (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 19:1 has increased from 17:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Brooklyn Excelsior Charter School is 0.25, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.70. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2015-2016 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall School Rank----
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
19%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Brooklyn Excelsior Charter School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in New York by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Reading / Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Brooklyn Excelsior Charter School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New York by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio19:114:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Brooklyn Excelsior Charter School and the percentage of Asian public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Hispanic
12%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Brooklyn Excelsior Charter School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Black
86%
18%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Brooklyn Excelsior Charter School and the percentage of Black public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Brooklyn Excelsior Charter School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score0.250.70
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Eligible for Free Lunchn/a
44%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Brooklyn Excelsior Charter School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunchn/a
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Brooklyn Excelsior Charter School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBrooklyn Excelsior Charter School District
Source: 2015-2016 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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