Brownsville Ascend Charter School

  • Brownsville Ascend Charter School serves 1,017 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in Math is 34% (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 23% (which is lower than the New York state average of 40%) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • Brownsville Ascend 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 14:1 is equal to the New York state level of 14:1.

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School Overview

  • Brownsville Ascend Charter School's student population of 1,017 students has grown by 29% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 72 teachers has grown by 105% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students1,017 students
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Total Classroom Teachers72 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Brownsville Ascend Charter School is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 4,393 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 14:1 has decreased from 22:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Brownsville Ascend Charter School is 0.23, 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 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall School Rank (14-15)#3244 out of 4393 schools
(Bottom 50%)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
34%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Brownsville Ascend 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)
23%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Brownsville Ascend 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 Ratio14:114:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Hispanic
11%
26%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Brownsville Ascend Charter School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Black
87%
17%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Brownsville Ascend Charter School.This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score0.230.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
78%
48%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Brownsville Ascend Charter School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBrownsville Ascend Charter School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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