250 Hooper St
Brooklyn, NY 11211
(School attendance zone shown in map)
El Puente Academy For Peace And Justice serves 239 students in grades 9-12.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is <50% (which is equal to the New York state average of 50%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≥90% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic).

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School Overview

El Puente Academy For Peace And Justice's student population of 239 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
239 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
17 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of El Puente Academy For Peace And Justice is 0.20, 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 Data
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State Level (NY)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(16-17)
<50%
50%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥90%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
14:1
13:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
n/a
9%
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Hispanic
89%
27%
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Black
7%
17%
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White
1%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
2%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.20
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Graduation Rate
70-79%
83%
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National School Lunch Program
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
86%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
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Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 239 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 14:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 70-79% (Btm 50% in NY)
  • Math Proficiency
    : <50% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≥90% (Top 20%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.20 (Btm 50%)

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