New York City Geographic District # 8 School District

601 Stickball Blvd
Bronx, NY 10473
2/
10
Bottom 50%

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%)
For the 2024 school year, there are 17 public high schools serving 6,745 students in New York City Geographic District # 8 School District. This district's average high testing ranking is 2/10, which is in the bottom 50% of public high schools in New York.
Public High Schools in New York City Geographic District # 8 School District have an average math proficiency score of 44% (versus the New York public high school average of 67%), and reading proficiency score of 41% (versus the 59% statewide average).
Public High School in New York City Geographic District # 8 School District have a Graduation Rate of 77%, which is less than the New York average of 88%.
The school with highest graduation rate is Bronx Bridges High School, with 85-89% graduation rate. Read more about public school graduation rate statistics in New York or national school graduation rate statistics.
Minority enrollment is 95% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the New York public high school average of 58% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Overview

This School District
This State (NY)
# Schools
51 Schools
1,466 Schools
# Students
22,794 Students
954,317 Students
# Teachers
1,970 Teachers
85,143 Teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
12:1

District Rank

New York City Geographic District # 8 School District, which is ranked #881 of all 1,019 school districts in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2021-2022 school year.
The school district's graduation rate of 71% has increased from 54% over five school years.
This School District
State Average (NY)
#891 out of 1020 school districts
(Bottom 50%)
This chart display the overall district rank of New York City Geographic District # 8  School District, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
27%
46%
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 2021-22 school year data.
35%
49%
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 2021-22 school year data.
71%
87%
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 2021-22 school year data.

Students by Ethnicity:

0.53
0.72
# American Indian Students
277 Students
6,794 Students
% American Indian Students
1%
1%
# Asian Students
1,568 Students
86,595 Students
% Asian Students
7%
9%
# Hispanic Students
14,955 Students
264,583 Students
% Hispanic Students
66%
28%
# Black Students
4,507 Students
172,056 Students
% Black Students
20%
18%
# White Students
1,241 Students
396,476 Students
% White Students
5%
41%
# Hawaiian Students
95 Students
2,579 Students
% Hawaiian Students
n/a
n/a
# Two or more races Students
151 Students
25,494 Students
% of Two or more races Students
1%
3%

Students by Grade:

# Students in PK Grade:
1,133
1,720
# Students in K Grade:
1,484
7,400
# Students in 1st Grade:
1,607
8,089
# Students in 2nd Grade:
1,646
8,114
# Students in 3rd Grade:
1,684
7,841
# Students in 4th Grade:
1,749
7,914
# Students in 5th Grade:
1,810
8,664
# Students in 6th Grade:
1,821
22,216
# Students in 7th Grade:
1,926
33,641
# Students in 8th Grade:
1,846
36,850
# Students in 9th Grade:
1,648
208,652
# Students in 10th Grade:
1,518
198,832
# Students in 11th Grade:
1,533
188,822
# Students in 12th Grade:
1,326
188,400
# Ungraded Students:
63
27,162

Best New York City Geographic District # 8 School District Public High Schools (2024)

School
(Math and Reading Proficiency)
Location
Grades
Students
Rank: #11.
Herbert H Lehman High School
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: ≥90%)
Rank:
9/
10
Top 20%
3000 E Tremont Ave
Bronx, NY 10461
(718) 904-4200
Grades: 9-12
| 1,034 students
Rank: #22.
Longwood Preparatory Academy
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 60-69%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
965 Longwood Ave
Bronx, NY 10459
(718) 860-1242
Grades: 9-12
| 349 students
Rank: #33.
Bronx River High School
(Math: 80-84% | Reading: 65-69% )
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3000 E Tremont Ave
Bronx, NY 10461
(718) 904-4210
Grades: 9-12
| 441 students
Rank: #44.
Westchester Square Academy
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: 50-59%)
Rank:
8/
10
Top 30%
3000 E Tremont Ave
Bronx, NY 10461
(718) 904-5050
Grades: 9-12
| 452 students
Rank: #55.
Renaissance High School For Musical Theater And The Arts
(Math: 70-74% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
3000 E Tremont Ave
Bronx, NY 10461
(718) 430-6390
Grades: 9-12
| 426 students
Rank: #66.
Women's Of Excellence
(Math: 60-69% | Reading: 60-79% )
Rank:
7/
10
Top 50%
456 White Plains Rd
Bronx, NY 10473
(718) 542-0740
Grades: 9-12
| 190 students
Rank: #77.
Bronx Arena High School
(Math: ≥50% | Reading: ≥50%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1440 Story Ave
Bronx, NY 10473
(718) 860-5056
Grades: 9-12
| 102 students
Rank: #88.
Pelham Lab High School
(Math: 45-49% | Reading: 40-59%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
3000 E Tremont Ave
Bronx, NY 10461
(718) 904-5090
Grades: 9-12
| 340 students
Rank: #99.
Millenium Art Academy
Magnet School
(Math: 75-79% | Reading: 21-39%)
Rank:
6/
10
Top 50%
1980 Lafayette Ave
Bronx, NY 10473
(718) 824-0978
Grades: 9-12
| 389 students
Rank: #1010.
Schuylerville Preparatory High School
(Math: 60-64% | Reading: 21-39%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
3000 E Tremont Ave
Bronx, NY 10461
(718) 904-5080
Grades: 9-12
| 343 students
Rank: #1111.
Gotham Collaborative High School
(Math: 30-34% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1980 Lafayette Ave
Bronx, NY 10473
(718) 597-1587
Grades: 9-12
| 292 students
Rank: #1212.
Bronx Bridges High School
(Math: 65-69% | Reading: ≤20%)
Rank:
5/
10
Bottom 50%
1980 Lafayette Ave
Bronx, NY 10473
(718) 829-2984
Grades: 9-12
| 320 students
Rank: #1313.
Bronx Community High School
(Math: 21-39% | Reading: <50%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1980 Lafayette Ave
Bronx, NY 10473
(718) 892-1026
Grades: 9-12
| 87 students
Rank: #1414.
Bronx Compass High School
(Math: 50-54% | Reading: 21-39%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
1980 Lafayette Ave
Bronx, NY 10473
(718) 828-1206
Grades: 9-12
| 374 students
Rank: #1515.
Archimedes Acad-math Sci Tech
Magnet School
(Math: 21% | Reading: 47%)
Rank:
4/
10
Bottom 50%
456 White Plains Rd
Bronx, NY 10473
(718) 617-5046
Grades: 6-12
| 574 students
Rank: #1616.
Bronx Studio School For Writers And Artists
(Math: 25% | Reading: 34%)
Rank:
3/
10
Bottom 50%
928 Simpson St
Bronx, NY 10459
(718) 893-5158
Grades: 6-12
| 629 students
Rank: #1717.
Antonia Pantoja Preparatory - A College Board School
(Math: 10-14% | Reading: 25-29%)
Rank:
1/
10
Bottom 50%
1980 Lafayette Ave
Bronx, NY 10473
(718) 824-3152
Grades: 6-12
| 403 students

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • District size: 51 schools
  • Grades: PK-12
  • Enrollment: 22,794 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 12:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 95%
  • : 71% (Btm 50% in NY)
  • : Bottom 50%
  • : 27% (Btm 50%)
  • : 35% (Btm 50%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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