Grand Concourse Academy Charter School

Grand Concourse Academy Charter School serves 562 students in grades Kindergarten-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 53% (which is higher than the New York state average of 48%) for the 2014-15 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 43% (which is higher than the New York state average of 40%) for the 2014-15 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 14:1 is higher 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).

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School Overview

Grand Concourse Academy Charter School's student population of 562 students has grown by 15% over five school years.
The teacher population of 41 teachers has grown by 13% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-8
Total Students562 students
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Total Classroom Teachers41 teachers
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School Comparison

The diversity score of Grand Concourse Academy Charter School is 0.55, 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)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(14-15)
53%
48%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Grand Concourse Academy Charter School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in New York by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(14-15)
43%
40%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Grand Concourse Academy Charter School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New York by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio14:113:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
This chart display the percentage of American Indian students in Grand Concourse Academy Charter School and percentage of American Indian public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Asian
3%
9%
This chart display the percentage of Asian students in Grand Concourse Academy Charter School and the percentage of Asian public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hispanic
58%
27%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Grand Concourse Academy Charter School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Black
35%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Grand Concourse Academy Charter School and the percentage of Black public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
2%
43%
This chart display the percentage of White students in Grand Concourse Academy Charter School and the percentage of White public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Grand Concourse Academy Charter School. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
Diversity Score
0.550.71
This chart display the diversity score of Grand Concourse Academy Charter School and the public school average diversity score of New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
84%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Grand Concourse Academy Charter School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
7%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Grand Concourse Academy Charter School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGrand Concourse Academy Charter School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Grand Concourse Academy Charter School is Bronx Collelgiate Academy (0.4 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Ps/is 218 Rafael Hernandez Dual Language Magnet School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Rosalyn Yalow Charter School (0.0 miles away)
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The school has a great educational system. A strong curriculum which prepares students to succeed academically. My son is in this school and I love it. Communication with teachers is great!
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