Urban Science Academy

1000 Teller Ave
Bronx, NY 10456
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
1/
10
Bottom 50%
Urban Science Academy serves 316 students in grades 6-8.
Urban Science Academy 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 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).

Top Placements

Urban Science Academy places among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

Urban Science Academy's student population of 316 students has grown by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 29 teachers has grown by 20% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 6-8
Total Students316 students
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Total Classroom Teachers29 teachers
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School Comparison

Urban Science Academy 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 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 DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#4173 out of 4239 schools
(Bottom 50%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
11%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
16%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio11:113:1
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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%
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Diversity Score
0.460.71
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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.
School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic District # 9 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Urban Science Academy is Bronx Early College Academy For Teaching And Learning (0.2 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is New Millennium Business Academy Middle School (0.0 miles away)
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