Joseph C. Briscoe Academy

  • Joseph C. Briscoe Academy serves 85 students in grades 1-12.
  • The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 11-19% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 20-29% (which is lower than the Maryland state average of 41%) for the 2016-17 school year.
  • Joseph C. Briscoe Academy placed in the bottom 50% of all schools in Maryland for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 6:1 is lower than the Maryland state level of 15:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 88% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the Maryland state average of 63% (majority Black).

Top Placements

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School Overview

  • Joseph C. Briscoe Academy's student population of 85 students has declined by 39% over five school years.
  • The teacher population of 15 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
School TypeSpecial education school
Grades OfferedGrades 1-12
Total Students85 students
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Total Classroom Teachers15 teachers
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School Comparison

  • Joseph C. Briscoe Academy is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 1,359 schools in Maryland (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
  • The diversity score of Joseph C. Briscoe Academy is 0.23, 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 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (MD)
Overall Testing Rank#1089 out of 1359 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)11-19%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Joseph C. Briscoe Academy and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in Maryland by year, with the latest 2016-17 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient) (16-17)20-29%
41%
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Student : Teacher Ratio6:115:1
American Indian
n/a
n/a
Asian
n/a
7%
Hispanic
1%
17%
This chart display the percentage of Hispanic students in Joseph C. Briscoe Academy and the percentage of Hispanic public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2013-14 school year data.
Black
87%
34%
This chart display the percentage of Black students in Joseph C. Briscoe Academy and the percentage of Black public school students in Maryland by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
White
12%
37%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
5%
All Ethnic Groups This chart display the percentage breakdown of students of all ethnic groups in Joseph C. Briscoe Academy. This chart display the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in MD.
Diversity Score0.230.72
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Graduation Rate<50%
87%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
100%
41%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for free lunch in Joseph C. Briscoe Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for free lunch in Maryland by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Eligible for Reduced Lunch (14-15)
5%
6%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Joseph C. Briscoe Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Maryland by year, with the latest 2014-15 school year data.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameBaltimore City School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, MD Dept. of Education

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