Brownsville Academy High School

1150 E New York Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11212
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
Brownsville Academy High School serves 101 students in grades 10-12.
Brownsville Academy High School placed in the top 30% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 60-79% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≥80% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is equal to the New York state level of 13:1.

Top Placements

Brownsville Academy High School places among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

Brownsville Academy High School's student population of 101 students has declined by 31% over five school years.
The teacher population of 8 teachers has declined by 27% over five school years.
School TypeAlternative school
Grades OfferedGrades 10-12
Total Students101 students
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Total Classroom Teachers8 teachers
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School Comparison

Brownsville Academy High School is ranked within the top 30% of all 4,239 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Brownsville Academy High School is 0.34, 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#1091 out of 4239 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-79%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥80%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio13:113:1
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American Indian
5%
1%
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Asian
n/a
9%
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Hispanic
14%
27%
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Black
80%
17%
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White
n/a
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.340.71
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Graduation Rate
20-29%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
81%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic District #17 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Brownsville Academy High School is Brooklyn Ascend Charter School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is P.S. 189 Bilingual Center (0.1 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Brooklyn P.S. 189 Bilingual Center Math: 57% | Reading: 60%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: K-8 | 1,033 student
    0.1 miles
    1100 E New York Ave
    Brooklyn, NY 11212
    (718) 756-0210
    0.1 K-8 1,033
  • Brooklyn Brooklyn Ascend Charter School Charter School
    Grades: K-11 | 1,395 student
    0.3 miles
    205 Rockaway Pkwy-2nd Fl
    Brooklyn, NY 11212
    (718) 907-9150
    0.3 K-11 1,395
  • Brooklyn Brownsville Ascend Charter School Charter School
    Grades: K-8 | 1,035 student
    0.3 miles
    1501 Pitkin Ave
    Brooklyn, NY 11212
    (347) 294-2600
    0.3 K-8 1,035
  • Brooklyn I.S. 392 Math: 40% | Reading: 67%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 292 students
    0.3 miles
    104 Sutter Ave
    Brooklyn, NY 11212
    (718) 498-2491
    0.3 6-8 292
  • Brooklyn P.S. 156 Waverly Math: 21% | Reading: 23%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 706 students
    0.3 miles
    104 Sutter Ave
    Brooklyn, NY 11212
    (718) 498-2811
    0.3 PK-5 706

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