Bushwick Community High School

231 Palmetto St
Brooklyn, NY 11221
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
5/
10
Bottom 50%
Bushwick Community High School serves 202 students in grades 9-12.
Bushwick Community High 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 top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 35-39% (which is lower 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 60-69% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 20:1 is higher than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% 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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School Overview

Bushwick Community High School's student population of 202 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 10 teachers has declined by 33% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students202 students
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Total Classroom Teachers10 teachers
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School Comparison

Bushwick Community High School is ranked within the bottom 50% 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 Bushwick Community High School is 0.46, 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
#2281 out of 4239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
35-39%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-69%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio20:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
n/a
9%
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Hispanic
67%
27%
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Black
31%
17%
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White
2%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score
0.460.71
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Graduation Rate
20-24%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
87%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
1%
5%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Bushwick Community High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic District #32 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Bushwick Community High School is Math Engineering And Science Academy Charter High School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Junior High School 291 Roland Hayes (0.0 miles away)
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