Pelham Preparatory Academy

925 Astor Ave
Bronx, NY 10469
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
9/
10
Top 20%
Pelham Preparatory Academy serves 496 students in grades 9-12.
Pelham Preparatory Academy placed in the top 20% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80-84% (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 ≥95% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 17:1 is higher than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 90% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

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

School Overview

Pelham Preparatory Academy's student population of 496 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 7% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students496 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

Pelham Preparatory Academy is ranked within the top 20% 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 Pelham Preparatory Academy is 0.63, 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
#490 out of 4239 schools
(Top 20%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
80-84%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥95%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio17:113:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
6%
9%
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Hispanic
53%
27%
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Black
28%
17%
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White
10%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.630.71
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Graduation Rate
90-94%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
68%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic District #11 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Pelham Preparatory Academy is Astor Collegiate Academy (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Bronx Green Middle School (0.2 miles away)
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  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bronx Astor Collegiate Academy Math: 80-84% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 470 students
    0.0 miles
    925 Astor Ave
    Bronx, NY 10469
    (718) 944-3418
    0 9-12 470
  • Bronx Bronxdale High School Math: 65-69% | Reading: 80-84%
    Rank
    8/
    10
    Top 30%
    Grades: 9-12 | 456 students
    0.0 miles
    925 Astor Ave
    Bronx, NY 10469
    (718) 944-3655
    0 9-12 456
  • Bronx Collegiate Institute For Math And Science Math: 90-94% | Reading: ≥95%
    Rank
    10/
    10
    Top 10%
    Grades: 9-12 | 606 students
    0.0 miles
    925 Astor Ave
    Bronx, NY 10469
    (718) 944-3635
    0 9-12 606
  • Bronx High School For Language And Innovation Math: 90-94% | Reading: 85-89%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 363 students
    0.0 miles
    925 Astor Ave
    Bronx, NY 10469
    (718) 944-3625
    0 9-12 363
  • Bronx Bronx Green Middle School Math: 17% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    2/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 395 students
    0.2 miles
    2441 Wallace Ave
    Bronx, NY 10467
    (718) 325-6593
    0.2 6-8 395

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