Creston Academy

125 E 181st St
Bronx, NY 10453
(School attendance zone shown in map)
3/
10
Bottom 50%
Serving 427 students in grades 6-8, Creston Academy 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 23% (which is lower than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 38% (which is lower than the New York state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is equal to the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 427 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • : Bottom 50% in NY
  • : 23% (Btm 50%)
  • : 38% (Btm 50%)
  • : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Creston Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Creston Academy's student population of 427 students has declined by 6% over five school years.
The teacher population of 40 teachers has grown by 14% over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
427 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
40 teachers
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School Rankings

Creston Academy ranks within the bottom 50% of all 4,377 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Creston Academy is 0.28, 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)
#3326 out of 4377 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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23%
46%
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38%
49%
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35-39%
78%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
11:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
10%
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Hispanic
84%
29%
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Black
13%
16%
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White
2%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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0.28
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
94%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (20-21)
1%
3%
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Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Creston Academy's ranking?
Creston Academy is ranked #3326 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in New York.
What schools are Creston Academy often compared to?
Creston Academyis often viewed alongside schools like Is 229 Roland Patterson, Is 117 Joseph H Wade by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
23% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while 38% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
How many students attend Creston Academy?
427 students attend Creston Academy.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
84% of Creston Academy students are Hispanic, 13% of students are Black, 2% of students are White, and 1% of students are American Indian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Creston Academy?
Creston Academy has a student ration of 11:1, which is equal to the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Creston Academy offer ?
Creston Academy offers enrollment in grades 6-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Creston Academy part of?
In what neighborhood is Creston Academy located?
Creston Academy is located in the Fordham Heights neighborhood of Bronx, NY. There are 11 other public schools located in Fordham Heights.

School Reviews

4   6/30/2018
a great school and very nice teachers and can still help you to succeed.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - bob
5   4/9/2015
I love this school it gives you all the things you need to secced.
- Posted by Student/Alumni - jalie

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Magnet School
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Enrollment: 427 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 23% (Btm 50%)
  • : 38% (Btm 50%)
  • : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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