Longwood Of Discovery

888 Rev J A Polite Ave
Bronx, NY 10459
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Bottom 50%
Serving 546 students in grades Prekindergarten-5, Longwood Of Discovery ranks in the bottom 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is bottom 50%, and reading proficiency is bottom 50%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 5% (which is lower than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 11% (which is lower than the New York state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 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).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 546 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • : Bottom 50% in NY
  • : 5% (Btm 50%)
  • : 11% (Btm 50%)
  • : 55-59% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Longwood Of Discovery ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Longwood Of Discovery's student population of 546 students has declined by 12% over five school years.
The teacher population of 43 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-5
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
546 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
43 teachers
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School Rankings

Longwood Of Discovery ranks within the bottom 50% of all 4,377 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Longwood Of Discovery is 0.43, 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.
This School
State Level (NY)
#4351 out of 4377 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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5%
46%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Longwood Of Discovery 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 2021-22 school year data.
11%
49%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of Longwood Of Discovery 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 2021-22 school year data.
55-59%
78%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of Longwood Of Discovery and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
11:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
10%
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Hispanic
72%
29%
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Black
24%
16%
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White
2%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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0.43
This chart displays the diversity score of Longwood Of Discovery 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
92%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
2%
3%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Longwood Of Discovery 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: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Longwood Of Discovery's ranking?
Longwood Of Discovery is ranked #4351 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the bottom 50% of public schools in New York.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
5% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while 11% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
How many students attend Longwood Of Discovery?
546 students attend Longwood Of Discovery.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
72% of Longwood Of Discovery students are Hispanic, 24% of students are Black, 2% of students are White, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Longwood Of Discovery?
Longwood Of Discovery has a student ration of 13:1, which is higher than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Longwood Of Discovery offer ?
Longwood Of Discovery offers enrollment in grades Prekindergarten-5 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Longwood Of Discovery part of?
In what neighborhood is Longwood Of Discovery located?
Longwood Of Discovery is located in the West Bronx neighborhood of Bronx, NY. There are 61 other public schools located in West Bronx.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: Prekindergarten-5
  • Enrollment: 546 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 98%
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 5% (Btm 50%)
  • : 11% (Btm 50%)
  • : 55-59% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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