East Williamsburg Scholars Academy

850 Grand St
Brooklyn, NY 11211
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
7/
10
Top 50%
East Williamsburg Scholars Academy serves 376 students in grades 9-12.
East Williamsburg Scholars Academy placed in the top 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 50%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 50-59% (which is approximately equal to the New York state average of 55%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 70-79% (which is higher than the New York state average of 62%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower than the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 95% 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: 376 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 65-69% (Btm 50% in NY)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-59% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70-79% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

East Williamsburg Scholars Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

East Williamsburg Scholars Academy's student population of 376 students has grown by 24% over five school years.
The teacher population of 42 teachers has grown by 75% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
376 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
42 teachers
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School Rankings

East Williamsburg Scholars Academy is ranked within the top 50% of all 4,093 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of East Williamsburg Scholars Academy is 0.44, 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.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#1471 out of 4093 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
50-59%
55%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-79%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
11:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
1%
10%
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Hispanic
72%
29%
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Black
20%
16%
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White
5%
41%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.44
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Graduation Rate
65-69%
85%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
86%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
3%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is East Williamsburg Scholars Academy's ranking?
East Williamsburg Scholars Academy is ranked #1471 out of 4,093 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in New York.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
50-59% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 55% NY state average), while 70-79% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 62% NY state average).
What is the graduation rate of East Williamsburg Scholars Academy?
The graduation rate of East Williamsburg Scholars Academy is 65-69%, which is lower than the New York state average of 85%.
How many students attend East Williamsburg Scholars Academy?
376 students attend East Williamsburg Scholars Academy.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
72% of East Williamsburg Scholars Academy students are Hispanic, 20% of students are Black, 5% of students are White, 1% of students are Asian, 1% of students are Hawaiian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of East Williamsburg Scholars Academy?
East Williamsburg Scholars Academy has a student ration of 9:1, which is lower than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does East Williamsburg Scholars Academy offer ?
East Williamsburg Scholars Academy offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is East Williamsburg Scholars Academy part of?
East Williamsburg Scholars Academy is part of New York City Geographic District #14 School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 376 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 9:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 65-69% (Btm 50%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 50-59% (Top 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 70-79% (Top 30%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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