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New York City Geographic District # 8

GreatSchools Rating: 3 out of 10. GreatSchools Ratings are based on test results. 10 is best.
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601 Stickball Blvd
Bronx, NY 10473
Bronx County
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PH: (718) 828-5435

  • Grades PK-12 & ungraded
  • 30,723 students
  • 60 schools

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 New York State Assessments

Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

Grade 3

English Language Arts
 20% (2014)
 19% (2013)
 40% (2012)
 36% (2011)
The state average for English Language Arts was 32% in 2014.

Math
 26% (2014)
 23% (2013)
 50% (2012)
 45% (2011)
The state average for Math was 42% in 2014.

Source: NYSED, 2013-2014

Grade 4

Science
 85% (2013)
 80% (2011)
The state average for Science was 90% in 2013.

English Language Arts
 20% (2014)
 17% (2013)
 43% (2012)
 41% (2011)
The state average for English Language Arts was 33% in 2014.

Math
 28% (2014)
 23% (2013)
 58% (2012)
 55% (2011)
The state average for Math was 43% in 2014.

Source: NYSED, 2013-2014

Grade 5

English Language Arts
 18% (2014)
 19% (2013)
 43% (2012)
 40% (2011)
The state average for English Language Arts was 30% in 2014.

Math
 28% (2014)
 20% (2013)
 60% (2012)
 57% (2011)
The state average for Math was 40% in 2014.

Source: NYSED, 2013-2014

Grade 6

English Language Arts
 15% (2014)
 13% (2013)
 35% (2012)
 34% (2011)
The state average for English Language Arts was 29% in 2014.

Math
 18% (2014)
 14% (2013)
 44% (2012)
 42% (2011)
The state average for Math was 38% in 2014.

Source: NYSED, 2013-2014

Grade 7

English Language Arts
 15% (2014)
 14% (2013)
 31% (2012)
 23% (2011)
The state average for English Language Arts was 29% in 2014.

Math
 13% (2014)
 12% (2013)
 43% (2012)
 41% (2011)
The state average for Math was 33% in 2014.

Source: NYSED, 2013-2014

Grade 8

Science
 44% (2013)
 39% (2011)
The state average for Science was 69% in 2013.

English Language Arts
 17% (2014)
 13% (2013)
 26% (2012)
 25% (2011)
The state average for English Language Arts was 36% in 2014.

Math
 11% (2014)
 11% (2013)
 35% (2012)
 42% (2011)
The state average for Math was 22% in 2014.

Source: NYSED, 2013-2014

About the Tests

  • In 2010-2011 New York used the New York State Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English language arts and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in science.
  • The results for English language arts and math are displayed on GreatSchools profiles.
  • The tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New York.
  • The goal is for 90% of students to meet or exceed grade-level standards on the tests.

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 New York State Assessments by Subgroup

Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

About the Tests

  • In 2010-2011 New York used the New York State Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English language arts and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in science.
  • The results for English language arts and math are displayed on GreatSchools profiles.
  • The tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New York.
  • The goal is for 90% of students to meet or exceed grade-level standards on the tests.

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 New York State Regents Exams

 
Scale: % passing

Algebra II/Trigonometry
 22% (2013)
 32% (2012)
 48% (2011)
 40% (2010)
The state average for Algebra II/Trigonometry was 66% in 2013.

Mathematics A
 51% (2009)
 48% (2008)
 54% (2007)
The state average for Mathematics A was 61% in 2009.

Mathematics B
 44% (2010)
 67% (2009)
 63% (2008)
 59% (2007)
The state average for Mathematics B was 61% in 2010.

English
 51% (2013)
 64% (2012)
 69% (2011)
 65% (2010)
 67% (2009)
 58% (2008)
 53% (2007)
The state average for English was 77% in 2013.

Living Environment
 48% (2013)
 50% (2012)
 56% (2011)
 53% (2010)
 54% (2009)
 46% (2008)
 50% (2007)
The state average for Living Environment was 77% in 2013.

Physics
 24% (2013)
 22% (2012)
 30% (2011)
 47% (2010)
 38% (2009)
 58% (2008)
 49% (2007)
The state average for Physics was 81% in 2013.

Chemistry
 29% (2013)
 31% (2012)
 41% (2011)
 28% (2010)
 31% (2009)
 36% (2008)
 36% (2007)
The state average for Chemistry was 76% in 2013.

Earth Science
 46% (2013)
 46% (2012)
 42% (2011)
 45% (2010)
 43% (2009)
 39% (2008)
 46% (2007)
The state average for Earth Science was 72% in 2013.

Integrated Algebra
 46% (2013)
 44% (2012)
 51% (2011)
 48% (2010)
 57% (2009)
 61% (2008)
The state average for Integrated Algebra was 73% in 2013.

Global History and Geography
 39% (2013)
 43% (2012)
 42% (2011)
 44% (2010)
 45% (2009)
 38% (2008)
The state average for Global History and Geography was 71% in 2013.

U.S. History and Government
 53% (2013)
 56% (2012)
 55% (2011)
 57% (2010)
 54% (2009)
 54% (2008)
The state average for U.S. History and Government was 80% in 2013.

French
Data not available for this district (2011)
The state average for French was 95% in 2011.

Italian
 100% (2011)
The state average for Italian was 98% in 2011.

Spanish
 94% (2011)
The state average for Spanish was 94% in 2011.

Geometry
 33% (2013)
 42% (2012)
 44% (2011)
 45% (2010)
The state average for Geometry was 74% in 2013.

Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

 
About the Tests

  • In 2010-2011 New York used the New York State Regents Examinations to test high school students in english language arts, math, global history and geography, US history and government, living environment, chemistry, earth science, physics and several foreign languages.
  • The results for english language arts, math, living environment, chemistry, earth science, physics, global history and geography, US history and government, french, italian, and spanish are displayed in GreatSchools profiles.
  • Students must take at least five Regents Exams in order to graduate.
  • Scores of 65 and above are passing; scores of 55 and above earn credit toward a local diploma (with the approval of the local board of education).
  • The goal is for all students to pass the tests.

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 New York State Regents Exams by Subgroup

 
Scale: % passing


Algebra II/TrigonometryThis District
All Students22%
Female26%
Male18%
African American24%
Asian/Pacific Islander47%
Hispanic15%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged22%
Not economically disadvantaged24%
Students with disabilities8%
General population22%
English language learners13%
Proficient in English22%
Non-migrant22%

EnglishThis District
All Students51%
Female57%
Male45%
African American52%
Asian/Pacific Islander61%
Hispanic49%
Multiracialn/a
Native American65%
White61%
Economically disadvantaged51%
Not economically disadvantaged53%
Students with disabilities21%
General population59%
English language learners17%
Proficient in English55%
Non-migrant51%

Living EnvironmentThis District
All Students48%
Female46%
Male49%
African American46%
Asian/Pacific Islander65%
Hispanic46%
Multiracial50%
Native American41%
White56%
Economically disadvantaged47%
Not economically disadvantaged49%
Students with disabilities22%
General population55%
English language learners22%
Proficient in English53%
Non-migrant48%

PhysicsThis District
All Students24%
Female34%
Male17%
African American12%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic29%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged21%
Non-migrant24%

ChemistryThis District
All Students29%
Female32%
Male24%
African American37%
Asian/Pacific Islander64%
Hispanic16%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged28%
Not economically disadvantaged26%
Students with disabilities5%
General population30%
English language learners12%
Proficient in English31%
Non-migrant29%

Earth ScienceThis District
All Students46%
Female45%
Male47%
African American37%
Asian/Pacific Islander57%
Hispanic46%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White63%
Economically disadvantaged46%
Not economically disadvantaged47%
Students with disabilities19%
General population52%
English language learners14%
Proficient in English48%
Non-migrant46%

Integrated AlgebraThis District
All Students46%
Female49%
Male43%
African American41%
Asian/Pacific Islander72%
Hispanic45%
Multiracial50%
Native American43%
White62%
Economically disadvantaged45%
Not economically disadvantaged49%
Students with disabilities16%
General population54%
English language learners27%
Proficient in English49%
Non-migrant46%

Global History and GeographyThis District
All Students39%
Female38%
Male39%
African American35%
Asian/Pacific Islander53%
Hispanic39%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White50%
Economically disadvantaged38%
Not economically disadvantaged39%
Students with disabilities19%
General population44%
English language learners16%
Proficient in English43%
Non-migrant39%

U.S. History and GovernmentThis District
All Students53%
Female54%
Male51%
African American52%
Asian/Pacific Islander66%
Hispanic51%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White64%
Economically disadvantaged52%
Not economically disadvantaged56%
Students with disabilities24%
General population59%
English language learners23%
Proficient in English56%
Non-migrant53%

GeometryThis District
All Students33%
Female36%
Male32%
African American31%
Asian/Pacific Islander57%
Hispanic31%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White37%
Economically disadvantaged36%
Not economically disadvantaged25%
Students with disabilities14%
General population37%
English language learners20%
Proficient in English35%
Non-migrant33%
Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

 
About the Tests

  • In 2010-2011 New York used the New York State Regents Examinations to test high school students in english language arts, math, global history and geography, US history and government, living environment, chemistry, earth science, physics and several foreign languages.
  • The results for english language arts, math, living environment, chemistry, earth science, physics, global history and geography, US history and government, french, italian, and spanish are displayed in GreatSchools profiles.
  • Students must take at least five Regents Exams in order to graduate.
  • Scores of 65 and above are passing; scores of 55 and above earn credit toward a local diploma (with the approval of the local board of education).
  • The goal is for all students to pass the tests.

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