South Bronx Academy For Applied Media

778 Forest Ave
Bronx, NY 10456
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
South Bronx Academy For Applied Media serves 249 students in grades 6-8.
South Bronx Academy For Applied Media placed 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%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 12% (which is lower 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 25% (which is lower than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 11:1 is lower than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 99% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

South Bronx Academy For Applied Media places among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

South Bronx Academy For Applied Media's student population of 249 students has declined by 25% over five school years.
The teacher population of 23 teachers has declined by 14% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students249 students
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Total Classroom Teachers23 teachers
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School Comparison

South Bronx Academy For Applied Media is ranked within the bottom 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 South Bronx Academy For Applied Media is 0.49, 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
#3997 out of 4239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
12%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
25%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:113:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
n/a
9%
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Hispanic
64%
27%
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Black
33%
17%
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White
1%
43%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
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Diversity Score
0.490.71
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Eligible for Free Lunch
93%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch (15-16)
1%
5%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic District # 7 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to South Bronx Academy For Applied Media is Jill Chaifetz Transfer High School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Academy Of Public Relations (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bronx Academy Of Public Relations Math: 6% | Reading: 25%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 248 students
    0.0 miles
    778 Forest Ave
    Bronx, NY 10456
    (718) 665-8866
    0 6-8 248
  • Bronx Jill Chaifetz Transfer High School Math: 50-59% | Reading: 70-79%
    Rank
    7/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: 9-12 | 189 students
    0.0 miles
    778 Forest Ave
    Bronx, NY 10456
    (718) 402-2429
    0 9-12 189
  • Bronx P.S. 17 Special Education School
    Grades: K-10 | 427 students
    0.0 miles
    778 Forest Ave
    Bronx, NY 10456
    (718) 665-5617
    0 K-10 427
  • Bronx P.S. 157 Grove Hill Math: 32% | Reading: 32%
    Rank
    3/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 646 students
    0.1 miles
    757 Cauldwell Ave
    Bronx, NY 10456
    (718) 292-5255
    0.1 PK-5 646
  • Bronx P.S. 130 Abram Stevens Hewitt Math: 27% | Reading: 20%
    Rank
    1/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 496 students
    0.2 miles
    750 Prospect Ave
    Bronx, NY 10455
    (718) 665-0962
    0.2 PK-5 496

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