Longwood Preparatory Academy

965 Longwood Ave
Bronx, NY 10459
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
7/
10
Top 50%
Longwood Preparatory Academy serves 205 students in grades 9-12.
Longwood Preparatory Academy placed in the top 50% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 30%, and reading proficiency is top 50%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 70-79% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 60-69% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 9:1 is lower 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).

Top Placements

Longwood Preparatory Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

Longwood Preparatory Academy's student population of 205 students has declined by 11% over five school years.
The teacher population of 22 teachers has grown by 15% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students205 students
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Total Classroom Teachers22 teachers
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School Comparison

Longwood Preparatory Academy is ranked within the top 50% of all 4,239 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Longwood Preparatory Academy is 0.46, 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)
Overall Testing Rank
#1275 out of 4239 schools
(Top 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
70-79%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
60-69%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio9:113:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
9%
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Hispanic
68%
27%
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Black
28%
17%
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White
2%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.460.71
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Graduation Rate
50-59%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
89%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic District # 8 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Longwood Preparatory Academy is Holcombe L Rucker School Of Community Research (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school is Bronx Studio School For Writers And Artists (0.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is P.S. 130 Abram Stevens Hewitt (0.2 miles away)
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