1000 Teller Ave
Bronx, NY 10456
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Urban Science Academy serves 316 students in grades 6-8.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 11% (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 16% (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).

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School Overview

Urban Science Academy's student population of 316 students has grown by 23% over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 31% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 6-8
Total Students
316 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
29 teachers
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School Rankings

The diversity score of Urban Science 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 Data
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State Level (NY)
Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
11%
52%
This chart display the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of Urban Science Academy and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of public schools in New York by year, with the latest 2017-18 school year data.
Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
(17-18)
16%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
13:1
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American Indian
n/a
1%
Asian
1%
9%
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Hispanic
67%
27%
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Black
31%
17%
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White
1%
43%
Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
n/a
3%
All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.46
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Eligible for Free Lunch
86%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
1%
4%
This chart display the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in Urban Science Academy and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2015-16 school year data.
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 316 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 11:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 99%
  • Math Proficiency
    : 11%
  • Reading Proficiency
    : 16%
  • Diversity Score
    : 0.46 (Top 50% in NY)

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