William Cullen Bryant High School

48-10 31st Ave
Astoria, NY 11103
(School attendance zone shown in map)
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Top 50%
Serving 2,006 students in grades 9-12, William Cullen Bryant High School ranks in the top 50% 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 72% (which is higher than the New York state average of 46%). The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is 35-39% (which is lower than the New York state average of 49%).
The student:teacher ratio of 13:1 is higher than the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 90% 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: 2,006 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 90%
  • : 87% (Btm 50% in NY)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 72% (Top 20%)
  • : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • : 97% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

William Cullen Bryant High School ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

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School Overview

William Cullen Bryant High School's student population of 2,006 students has declined by 14% over five school years.
The teacher population of 155 teachers has grown by 6% over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
2,006 students
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Gender %
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Total Classroom Teachers
155 teachers
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Students by Grade
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School Rankings

William Cullen Bryant High School ranks within the top 50% of all 4,377 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data).
The diversity score of William Cullen Bryant High School is 0.59, 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.
This School
State Level (NY)
#1861 out of 4377 schools
(Top 50%)
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72%
46%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Math of William Cullen Bryant High School 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 2021-22 school year data.
35-39%
49%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of William Cullen Bryant High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Reading/Language Arts of New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
97%
78%
This chart displays the percentage of students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of William Cullen Bryant High School and the percentage of public school students that scored at or above 'proficient' levels in Science of public schools in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Student : Teacher Ratio
13:1
11:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
22%
10%
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Hispanic
59%
29%
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Black
7%
16%
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White
10%
41%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
1%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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This chart displays the percentage breakdown of public school students of all ethnic groups in New York.
0.59
This chart displays the diversity score of William Cullen Bryant High School and the public school average diversity score of New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
87%
87%
This chart displays graduation rate of William Cullen Bryant High School and public school graduation rate of New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
81%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
4%
3%
This chart displays the percentage of students who is eligible for reduced lunch in William Cullen Bryant High School and the percentage of public school students who is eligible for reduced lunch in New York by year, with the latest 2021-22 school year data.
Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is William Cullen Bryant High School's ranking?
William Cullen Bryant High School is ranked #1861 out of 4,377 schools, which ranks it among the top 50% of public schools in New York.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
72% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 46% NY state average), while 35-39% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 49% NY state average).
What is the graduation rate of William Cullen Bryant High School?
The graduation rate of William Cullen Bryant High School is 87%, which is equal to the New York state average of 87%.
How many students attend William Cullen Bryant High School?
2,006 students attend William Cullen Bryant High School.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
59% of William Cullen Bryant High School students are Hispanic, 22% of students are Asian, 10% of students are White, 7% of students are Black, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Two or more races.
What is the student:teacher ratio of William Cullen Bryant High School?
William Cullen Bryant High School has a student ration of 13:1, which is higher than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does William Cullen Bryant High School offer ?
William Cullen Bryant High School offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is William Cullen Bryant High School part of?
William Cullen Bryant High School is part of New York City Geographic District #30 School District.

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 2,006 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 13:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 90%
  • : 87% (Btm 50%)
  • : Top 50%
  • : 72% (Top 20%)
  • : 35-39% (Btm 50%)
  • : 97% (Top 5%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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