Westchester Square Academy

3000 E Tremont Ave
Bronx, NY 10461
(School attendance zone shown in map)
9/
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Top 20%
Serving 452 students in grades 9-12, Westchester Square Academy ranks in the top 20% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 20%, and reading proficiency is top 20%).
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is 80-84% (which is higher than the New York state average of 55%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 80-84% (which is higher than the New York state average of 62%).
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 92% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is higher than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 452 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 92%
  • : 80-84% (Btm 50% in NY)
  • : Top 20%
  • : 80-84% (Top 20%)
  • : 80-84% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Westchester Square Academy ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

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School Overview

Westchester Square Academy's student population of 452 students has declined by 17% over five school years.
The teacher population of 30 teachers has declined by 23% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
452 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
30 teachers
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School Rankings

Westchester Square Academy ranks within the top 20% of all 4,093 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of Westchester Square Academy is 0.60, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (NY)
#590 out of 4093 schools
(Top 20%)
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80-84%
55%
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80-84%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
15:1
11:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
8%
10%
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Hispanic
59%
29%
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Black
22%
16%
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White
8%
41%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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0.60
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80-84%
85%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
80%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
3%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Westchester Square Academy's ranking?
Westchester Square Academy is ranked #590 out of 4,093 schools, which ranks it among the top 20% of public schools in New York.
What schools are Westchester Square Academy often compared to?
Westchester Square Academyis often viewed alongside schools like Pelham Lab High School by visitors of our site.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
80-84% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 55% NY state average), while 80-84% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 62% NY state average).
What is the graduation rate of Westchester Square Academy?
The graduation rate of Westchester Square Academy is 80-84%, which is lower than the New York state average of 85%.
How many students attend Westchester Square Academy?
452 students attend Westchester Square Academy.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
59% of Westchester Square Academy students are Hispanic, 22% of students are Black, 8% of students are Asian, 8% of students are White, 1% of students are American Indian, 1% of students are Hawaiian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Westchester Square Academy?
Westchester Square Academy has a student ration of 15:1, which is higher than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Westchester Square Academy offer ?
Westchester Square Academy offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Westchester Square Academy part of?
Westchester Square Academy is part of New York City Geographic District # 8 School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 452 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 15:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 92%
  • : 80-84% (Btm 50%)
  • : Top 20%
  • : 80-84% (Top 20%)
  • : 80-84% (Top 20%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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