New York City Geographic District # 8 School District

For the 2022 school year, there are 55 public schools serving 26,942 students in New York City Geographic District # 8 School District. This district's average testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public schools in New York.
Public Schools in New York City Geographic District # 8 School District have an average math proficiency score of 41% (versus the New York public school average of 55%), and reading proficiency score of 43% (versus the 54% statewide average).
The top ranked public schools in New York City Geographic District # 8 School District are Renaissance High School For Musical Theater And Technology, Herbert H Lehman High School and Women's Academy Of Excellence. Overall testing rank is based on a school's combined math and reading proficiency test score ranking. New York City Geographic District # 8 School District has one of the highest concentrations of top ranked public schools in New York.
Minority enrollment is 94% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the New York public school average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Rankings

New York City Geographic District # 8 School District ranks among the top 20% of public school district in New York for:

Category
Attribute
Community Size
Largest student body (number of students) (Top 1%)

Overview

School District Name
New York City Geographic District # 8 School District
School District Phone Number
School District Grades Offered
PK - 12
2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
This State (NY)
# Schools
55 Schools
4,793 Schools
# Students
26,942 Students
2,696,332 Students
# Teachers
2,052 Teachers
204,738 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
13:1

District Rank

New York City Geographic District # 8 School District, which is ranked within the bottom 50% of all 783 school districts in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2018-2019 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 58% has increased from 48% over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2018-2019 School Year Data
This School District
State Average (NY)
Overall District Rank
#656 out of 785 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of New York City Geographic District # 8  School District, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
41%
54%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of New York City Geographic District # 8  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of NY by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
42%
52%
This chart display the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New York City Geographic District # 8  School District and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of NY by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.
Graduation Rate
58%
83%
This chart display public school graduation rate of New York City Geographic District # 8  School District and public school graduation rate of NY by year, with the latest 2018-19 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

Diversity Score
0.53
0.71
# American Indian Students
274 Students
18,905 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
1,524 Students
250,759 Students
% Asian Students
6%
9%
# Hispanic Students
17,453 Students
726,665 Students
% Hispanic Students
65%
27%
# Black Students
5,853 Students
461,882 Students
% Black Students
22%
17%
# White Students
1,594 Students
1,166,487 Students
% White Students
6%
43%
# Hawaiian Students
102 Students
6,854 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
142 Students
64,375 Students
% of Two or more races Students
n/a
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
858
51,839
# Students in K Grade:
1,966
192,555
# Students in 1st Grade:
2,050
196,695
# Students in 2nd Grade:
2,176
197,832
# Students in 3rd Grade:
2,198
200,249
# Students in 4th Grade:
2,125
201,696
# Students in 5th Grade:
2,196
202,875
# Students in 6th Grade:
2,101
199,010
# Students in 7th Grade:
2,133
196,773
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,923
197,753
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,999
218,205
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,865
211,643
# Students in 11th Grade:
1,707
194,612
# Students in 12th Grade:
1,489
193,476
# Ungraded Students:
156
41,119

Best New York City Geographic District # 8 School District Public Schools (2022)

School (Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Renaissance High School For Musical Theater And Technology
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 90-94%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3000 E Tremont Ave
Bronx, NY 10461
(718) 430-6390
Grades: 9-12
| 449 students
Rank: #22.
Herbert H Lehman High School
Math: 85-89% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(2)
3000 E Tremont Ave
Bronx, NY 10461
(718) 904-4200
Grades: 9-12
| 725 students
Rank: #33.
Women's Academy Of Excellence
Math: 80-89% | Reading: ≥90%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
456 White Plains Rd-3rd Fl
Bronx, NY 10473
(718) 542-0740
Grades: 9-12
| 276 students
Rank: #4 - 64. - 6.
Bronx Compass High School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
1980 Lafayette Ave
Bronx, NY 10473
(718) 828-1206
Grades: 9-12
| 457 students
Rank: #4 - 64. - 6.
Bronx River High School
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3000 E Tremont Ave
Bronx, NY 10461
(718) 904-4210
Grades: 9-12
| 397 students
Rank: #4 - 64. - 6.
Westchester Square Academy
Math: 80-84% | Reading: 85-89%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3000 E Tremont Ave
Bronx, NY 10461
(718) 904-5050
Grades: 9-12
| 599 students
Rank: #77.
Bronx Bridges High School
Math: 90-94% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
(1)
1980 Lafayette Ave
Bronx, NY 10473
(718) 829-2984
Grades: 9-12
| 324 students
Rank: #88.
Longwood Preparatory Academy
Math: 70-79% | Reading: 80-89%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
965 Longwood Ave
Bronx, NY 10459
(718) 860-1242
Grades: 9-12
| 205 students
Rank: #99.
Pelham Lab High School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3000 E Tremont Ave
Bronx, NY 10461
(718) 904-5090
Grades: 9-12
| 463 students
Rank: #1010.
Schuylerville Preparatory High School
Math: 70-74% | Reading: 75-79%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3000 E Tremont Ave
Bronx, NY 10461
(718) 904-5080
Grades: 9-12
| 371 students
Rank: #1111.
Millenium Art Academy
Math: 65-69% | Reading: 80-84%
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
1980 Lafayette Ave
Bronx, NY 10473
(718) 824-0978
Grades: 9-12
| 427 students
Rank: #1212.
P.S. 69 Journey Prep School
Math: 68% | Reading: 69%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
560 Theriot Ave
Bronx, NY 10473
(718) 378-4736
Grades: PK-5
| 609 students
Rank: #1313.
P.S. 304 Early Childhood School
Math: 63% | Reading: 72%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2750 Lafayette Ave
Bronx, NY 10465
(718) 822-5307
Grades: PK-5
| 506 students
Rank: #1414.
Gothan Collaborative High School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 70-74%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1980 Lafayette Ave
Bronx, NY 10473
(718) 597-1587
Grades: 9-12
| 551 students
Rank: #1515.
Bronx Arena High School
Math: 60-69% | Reading: 60-79%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
1440 Story Ave
Bronx, NY 10473
(718) 860-5056
Grades: 9-12
| 172 students
Rank: #1616.
Middle School 101 Edward R Byrne
Math: 59% | Reading: 67%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
2750 Lafayette Ave
Bronx, NY 10465
(718) 829-6372
Grades: 6-8
| 529 students
Rank: #1717.
School For Tourism And Hospitality
Math: 55-59% | Reading: 65-69%
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
900 Tinton Ave
Bronx, NY 10456
(718) 401-4214
Grades: 9-12
| 291 students
Rank: #1818.
Bronx Community High School
Math: 50-59% | Reading: 60-69%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1980 Lafayette Ave
Bronx, NY 10473
(718) 892-1026
Grades: 9-12
| 147 students
Rank: #1919.
P.S. 14 Senator John Calandra
Math: 55% | Reading: 59%
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3041 Bruckner Blvd
Bronx, NY 10461
(718) 822-5341
Grades: K-5
| 548 students
Rank: #2020.
School For Inquiry And Social Justice
Math: 56% | Reading: 53%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1025 Morrison Ave
Bronx, NY 10472
(718) 860-4181
Grades: 6-8
| 523 students
Rank: #2121.
Bronx Delta School
Math: 60-64% | Reading: 40-44%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
650 Hollywood Ave
Bronx, NY 10465
(516) 319-7147
Grades: PK-3
| 279 students
Rank: #2222.
P.S. 36 Unionport
Math: 50% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1070 Castle Hill Ave
Bronx, NY 10472
(718) 822-5345
Grades: PK-5
| 759 students
Rank: #2323.
P.S. 72 Dr William Dorney
Math: 47% | Reading: 47%
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
(1)
2951 Dewey Ave
Bronx, NY 10465
(718) 822-5311
Grades: PK-5
| 832 students
Rank: #2424.
P.S. 71 Rose E Scala
Math: 50% | Reading: 45%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
3040 Roberts Ave
Bronx, NY 10461
(718) 822-5351
Grades: K-8
| 1,647 students
Rank: #2525.
Urban Institute Of Mathematics
Math: 44% | Reading: 51%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
650 Hollywood Ave
Bronx, NY 10465
(718) 823-6042
Grades: 6-8
| 349 students
Rank: #2626.
Emmett W Bassett School
Math: 45% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1075 Pugsley Ave
Bronx, NY 10472
(718) 822-5198
Grades: PK-5
| 888 students
Rank: #2727.
P.S. 182
Math: 43% | Reading: 44%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
601 Stickball Blvd
Bronx, NY 10473
(718) 828-6607
Grades: PK-5
| 875 students
Rank: #2828.
Archimedes Acad-math Science Technical
Math: 37% | Reading: 46%
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
456 White Plains Rd
Bronx, NY 10473
(718) 617-5046
Grades: 6-12
| 690 students
Rank: #2929.
Antonia Pantoja Preparatory Academy
Math: 35% | Reading: 42%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
1980 Lafayette Ave
Bronx, NY 10473
(718) 824-3152
Grades: 6-12
| 396 students
Rank: #3030.
P.S. 75 School Of Research And Discovery
Math: 43% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
984 Faile St
Bronx, NY 10459
(718) 860-1630
Grades: PK-5
| 626 students
Rank: #3131.
Bronx Studio School For Writers And Artists
Math: 32% | Reading: 41%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
928 Simpson St
Bronx, NY 10459
(718) 893-5158
Grades: 6-12
| 644 students
Rank: #3232.
P.S. 107
Math: 34% | Reading: 38%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
(3)
1695 Seward Ave
Bronx, NY 10473
(718) 860-8760
Grades: PK-5
| 515 students
Rank: #3333.
P.S. 146 Edward Collins
Math: 35-39% | Reading: 30-34%
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
968 Cauldwell Ave
Bronx, NY 10456
(718) 378-9664
Grades: PK-5
| 405 students
Rank: #3434.
P.S. 152 Evergreen
Math: 38% | Reading: 31%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
1007 Evergreen Ave
Bronx, NY 10472
(718) 589-4560
Grades: K-5
| 816 students
Rank: #3535.
Blueprint Middle School
Math: 34% | Reading: 33%
Rank:
2/
10
Bottom 50%
(2)
1111 Puglsey Ave
Bronx, NY 10472
(718) 822-2780
Grades: 6-8
| 338 students
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Quick Stats (2022)

  • New York City Geographic District # 8
  • 601 STICKBALL BLVD, BRONX, NY, 10473
  • (718) 828-6653
  • Grades: PK - 12
  • Students: 26,942 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 94%
  • Graduation Rate
    : 58% (Btm 50% in NY)
  • Overall District Rank
    : Bottom 50%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 41% (Btm 50%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 42% (Btm 50%)
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.53

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