Bushwick Community High School

231 Palmetto St
Brooklyn, NY 11221
(School attendance zone shown in map)
2/
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Bottom 50%
Serving 93 students in grades 9-12, Bushwick Community High School ranks 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%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≤20% (which is lower than the New York state average of 55%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 40-59% (which is lower than the New York state average of 62%).
The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 93 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 7:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50% in NY)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • : 40-59% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Bushwick Community High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

Bushwick Community High School's student population of 93 students has declined by 38% over five school years.
The teacher population of 14 teachers has declined by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
93 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
14 teachers
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School Rankings

Bushwick Community High School ranks within the bottom 50% of all 4,093 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Bushwick Community High School is 0.45, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
This School
State Level (NY)
#3344 out of 4093 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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≤20%
55%
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40-59%
62%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Bushwick Community High 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 2020-21 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
11:1
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American Indian
3%
1%
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Asian
n/a
10%
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Hispanic
70%
29%
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Black
26%
16%
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White
1%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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0.45
This chart display the diversity score of Bushwick Community High School and the public school average diversity score of New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
25-29%
85%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
88%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (19-20)
1%
4%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Bushwick Community High School's ranking?
Bushwick Community High School is ranked #3344 out of 4,093 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in New York.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≤20% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 55% NY state average), while 40-59% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 62% NY state average).
What is the graduation rate of Bushwick Community High School?
The graduation rate of Bushwick Community High School is 25-29%, which is lower than the New York state average of 85%.
How many students attend Bushwick Community High School?
93 students attend Bushwick Community High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
70% of Bushwick Community High School students are Hispanic, 26% of students are Black, 3% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are White.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Bushwick Community High School?
Bushwick Community High School has a student ration of 7:1, which is lower than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Bushwick Community High School offer ?
Bushwick Community High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Bushwick Community High School part of?
Bushwick Community High School is part of New York City Geographic District #32 School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 93 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 7:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • : 25-29% (Btm 50%)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : ≤20% (Btm 50%)
  • : 40-59% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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