Grand Concourse Charter School

Serving 680 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%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 43% (which is higher than the New York state average of 40%).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 98% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 680 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • : 53%
  • : 43%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

School Overview

Grand Concourse Charter School's student population of 680 students has grown by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 45 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
School Type
Grades Offered
Grades Kindergarten-8
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
680 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
45 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Grand Concourse Charter School is 0.53, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
This School
State Level (NY)
(14-15)
53%
48%
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(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 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 Ratio
15:1
11:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
3%
10%
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Hispanic
62%
29%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Grand Concourse Charter School and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Black
30%
16%
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White
2%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in NY.
0.53
This chart display the diversity score of Grand Concourse Charter School and the public school average diversity score of New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
67%
51%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Grand Concourse Charter School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch
5%
3%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Grand Concourse Charter School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What schools are Grand Concourse Charter School often compared to?
Grand Concourse Charter Schoolis often viewed alongside schools like Family Life Charter School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
53% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 48% NY state average), while 43% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 40% NY state average).
How many students attend Grand Concourse Charter School?
680 students attend Grand Concourse Charter School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
62% of Grand Concourse Charter School students are Hispanic, 30% of students are Black, 3% of students are Asian, 2% of students are American Indian, 2% of students are White, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Grand Concourse Charter School?
Grand Concourse Charter School has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Grand Concourse Charter School offer ?
Grand Concourse Charter School offers enrollment in grades Kindergarten-8 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Grand Concourse Charter School part of?
Grand Concourse Charter School is part of Grand Concourse Academy Charter School District.

School Reviews

5   9/27/2010
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!
- Posted by Parent - lpg64

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • School Type: Charter School
  • Grades: Kindergarten-8
  • Enrollment: 680 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • : 53%
  • : 43%
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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