Fordham Leadership Academy

500 E Fordham Rd
Bronx, NY 10458
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
9/
10
Top 20%
Fordham Leadership Academy serves 336 students in grades 9-12.
Fordham Leadership Academy placed in the top 20% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%) for the 2018-19 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80-89% (which is higher than the New York state average of 54%) for the 2018-19 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 12:1 is lower than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Rankings

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

School Overview

Fordham Leadership Academy's student population of 336 students has declined by 19% over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has declined by 19% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students336 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Rankings

Fordham Leadership Academy is ranked within the top 20% of all 4,228 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-19 school year.
The diversity score of Fordham Leadership Academy is 0.47, 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
#684 out of 4228 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-89%
54%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥90%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:113:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
Asian
2%
9%
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Hispanic
68%
27%
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Black
26%
17%
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White
2%
43%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score
0.470.71
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Graduation Rate
85-89%
83%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
84%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic District #10 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Fordham Leadership Academy is Belmont Preparatory High School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is West Bronx Academy For The Future (0.0 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bronx Belmont Preparatory High School Math: 85-89% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 400 students
    0.0 miles
    500 E Fordham Rd
    Bronx, NY 10458
    (718) 733-4559
    0 9-12 400
  • Bronx Bronx High School-law And Community Service Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 9-12 | 414 students
    0.0 miles
    500 E Fordham Rd
    Bronx, NY 10458
    (718) 733-5274
    0 9-12 414
  • Bronx Fordham High School For The Arts Math: ≥95% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 5%
    Grades: 9-12 | 357 students
    0.0 miles
    500 E Fordham Rd
    Bronx, NY 10458
    (718) 733-4656
    0 9-12 357
  • Bronx Knowledge And Power Prep Academy International High School Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 484 students
    0.0 miles
    500 E Fordham Rd
    Bronx, NY 10458
    (718) 933-1247
    0 9-12 484
  • Bronx West Bronx Academy For The Future Math: 23% | Reading: 43%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-12 | 611 students
    0.0 miles
    500 E Fordham Rd
    Bronx, NY 10458
    (718) 563-7139
    0 6-12 611

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