Explorations Academy

1619 Boston Rd
Bronx, NY 10460
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
8/
10
Top 30%
Explorations Academy serves 349 students in grades 9-12.
Explorations Academy placed in the top 30% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 30%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-74% (which is higher 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 75-79% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 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 and Black).

Top Placements

Explorations Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

Explorations Academy's student population of 349 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 24 teachers has declined by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students349 students
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Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
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School Comparison

Explorations Academy is ranked within the top 30% 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 Explorations Academy is 0.45, 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
#1032 out of 4239 schools
(Top 30%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-74%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
75-79%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio15:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
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Asian
2%
9%
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Hispanic
69%
27%
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Black
28%
17%
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White
1%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score
0.450.71
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Graduation Rate
65-69%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
91%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic District #12 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Explorations Academy is Bronx Envision Academy (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Junior High School 98 Herman Ridder (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bronx Bronx Envision Academy Math: 75-79% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 424 students
    0.0 miles
    1619 Boston Rd
    Bronx, NY 10460
    (718) 589-1590
    0 9-12 424
  • Bronx Junior High School 98 Herman Ridder Math: 11% | Reading: 17%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 237 students
    0.0 miles
    1619 Boston Rd
    Bronx, NY 10460
    (718) 589-8200
    0 6-8 237
  • Bronx Esmt-is 190 Math: 20% | Reading: 36%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 243 students
    0.1 miles
    1550 Crotona Park E
    Bronx, NY 10460
    (718) 620-9423
    0.1 6-8 243
  • Bronx P.S. 61 Francisco Oller Math: 20-24% | Reading: 25-29%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 285 students
    0.1 miles
    1550 Crotona Park E
    Bronx, NY 10460
    (718) 542-7230
    0.1 PK-5 285
  • Bronx East Bronx Academy For The Future Math: 33% | Reading: 40%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 664 students
    0.2 miles
    1716 Southern Blvd
    Bronx, NY 10460
    (718) 861-8641
    0.2 6-12 664

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