Grand Concourse Academy Charter School

  • Grand Concourse Academy Charter School serves 545 students in grades Kindergarten-7.
  • 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.
  • Grand Concourse Academy Charter School 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 50%) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 16:1 is higher than the New York state level of 14:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 97% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 56%.

School Overview

  • Grand Concourse Academy Charter School's student population of 545 students has grown by 39% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 35 teachers has grown by 9% over five school years.
School TypeCharter School
Grades OfferedGrades Kindergarten-7
Total Students545 students
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Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Grand Concourse Academy Charter School is ranked within the top 50% of all 4,354 schools in New York (based off of combined Math and Reading proficiency testing data) for the 2014-15 school year.
  • The school's student:teacher ratio of 16:1 has increased from 12:1 over five school years.
  • The diversity score of Grand Concourse Academy Charter School is 0.56, which is more than the diversity score at state average of 0.39. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2016-2017 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall School Rank--
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
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)
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 Ratio16:114:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
4%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Hispanic
57%
26%
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 2016-17 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 2016-17 school year data.
White
3%
44%
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All Ethnic GroupsThis 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 Score0.560.39
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 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Free Lunch
86%
48%
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 2016-17 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
6%
5%
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 2016-17 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameGrand Concourse Academy Charter School District
Source: 2016-2017 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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