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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
  • 61 schools

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 New York State Assessments

Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

Grade 3

English Language Arts
 19% (2013)
 40% (2012)
 36% (2011)
The state average for English Language Arts was 31% in 2013.

Math
 23% (2013)
 50% (2012)
 45% (2011)
The state average for Math was 34% in 2013.

Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 4

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

English Language Arts
 17% (2013)
 43% (2012)
 41% (2011)
The state average for English Language Arts was 30% in 2013.

Math
 23% (2013)
 58% (2012)
 55% (2011)
The state average for Math was 36% in 2013.

Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 5

English Language Arts
 19% (2013)
 43% (2012)
 40% (2011)
The state average for English Language Arts was 31% in 2013.

Math
 20% (2013)
 60% (2012)
 57% (2011)
The state average for Math was 30% in 2013.

Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 6

English Language Arts
 13% (2013)
 35% (2012)
 34% (2011)
The state average for English Language Arts was 30% in 2013.

Math
 14% (2013)
 44% (2012)
 42% (2011)
The state average for Math was 30% in 2013.

Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 7

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

Math
 12% (2013)
 43% (2012)
 41% (2011)
The state average for Math was 27% in 2013.

Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 8

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

English Language Arts
 13% (2013)
 26% (2012)
 25% (2011)
The state average for English Language Arts was 33% in 2013.

Math
 11% (2013)
 35% (2012)
 42% (2011)
The state average for Math was 27% in 2013.

Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

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.

Testing in New York: An Overview

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 New York State Assessments by Subgroup

Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

Grade 3
English Language ArtsThis District
All Students19%
Female22%
Male14%
African American14%
Asian/Pacific Islander42%
Hispanic17%
Multiracialn/a
Native American13%
White34%
Economically disadvantaged17%
Not economically disadvantaged37%
Students with disabilities4%
General population22%
English language learners4%
Proficient in English21%
Non-migrant19%

MathThis District
All Students23%
Female23%
Male23%
African American15%
Asian/Pacific Islander55%
Hispanic22%
Multiracialn/a
Native American20%
White32%
Economically disadvantaged21%
Not economically disadvantaged41%
Students with disabilities9%
General population27%
English language learners9%
Proficient in English25%
Non-migrant23%
Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 4
ScienceThis District
All Students85%
Female86%
Male84%
African American81%
Asian/Pacific Islander93%
Hispanic85%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White92%
Economically disadvantaged84%
Not economically disadvantaged90%
Students with disabilities68%
General population90%
English language learners66%
Proficient in English87%
Non-migrant85%

English Language ArtsThis District
All Students17%
Female21%
Male13%
African American11%
Asian/Pacific Islander46%
Hispanic15%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White30%
Economically disadvantaged15%
Not economically disadvantaged33%
Students with disabilities3%
General population21%
English language learners3%
Proficient in English18%
Non-migrant17%

MathThis District
All Students23%
Female23%
Male23%
African American16%
Asian/Pacific Islander60%
Hispanic21%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White39%
Economically disadvantaged22%
Not economically disadvantaged36%
Students with disabilities8%
General population28%
English language learners6%
Proficient in English26%
Non-migrant23%
Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 5
English Language ArtsThis District
All Students19%
Female22%
Male16%
African American16%
Asian/Pacific Islander47%
Hispanic16%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White35%
Economically disadvantaged17%
Not economically disadvantaged42%
Students with disabilities5%
General population23%
English language learners2%
Proficient in English22%
Non-migrant19%

MathThis District
All Students20%
Female21%
Male19%
African American13%
Asian/Pacific Islander58%
Hispanic17%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White35%
Economically disadvantaged18%
Not economically disadvantaged34%
Students with disabilities5%
General population24%
English language learners5%
Proficient in English22%
Non-migrant20%
Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 6
English Language ArtsThis District
All Students13%
Female15%
Male11%
African American9%
Asian/Pacific Islander37%
Hispanic11%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White27%
Economically disadvantaged11%
Not economically disadvantaged28%
Students with disabilities1%
General population18%
English language learners0%
Proficient in English15%
Non-migrant13%

MathThis District
All Students14%
Female15%
Male14%
African American9%
Asian/Pacific Islander46%
Hispanic11%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White32%
Economically disadvantaged12%
Not economically disadvantaged32%
Students with disabilities3%
General population18%
English language learners2%
Proficient in English15%
Non-migrant14%
Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 7
English Language ArtsThis District
All Students14%
Female18%
Male12%
African American12%
Asian/Pacific Islander39%
Hispanic13%
Multiracialn/a
Native American17%
White29%
Economically disadvantaged13%
Not economically disadvantaged27%
Students with disabilities2%
General population19%
English language learners0%
Proficient in English17%
Non-migrant14%

MathThis District
All Students12%
Female12%
Male12%
African American8%
Asian/Pacific Islander37%
Hispanic10%
Multiracialn/a
Native American25%
White25%
Economically disadvantaged10%
Not economically disadvantaged23%
Students with disabilities2%
General population15%
English language learners1%
Proficient in English13%
Non-migrant12%
Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 8
ScienceThis District
All Students44%
Female45%
Male44%
African American42%
Asian/Pacific Islander70%
Hispanic42%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White68%
Economically disadvantaged43%
Not economically disadvantaged58%
Students with disabilities15%
General population53%
English language learners10%
Proficient in English49%
Non-migrant44%

English Language ArtsThis District
All Students13%
Female16%
Male12%
African American9%
Asian/Pacific Islander37%
Hispanic12%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White28%
Economically disadvantaged13%
Not economically disadvantaged23%
Students with disabilities1%
General population18%
English language learners0%
Proficient in English15%
Non-migrant13%

MathThis District
All Students11%
Female13%
Male10%
African American7%
Asian/Pacific Islander41%
Hispanic8%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White28%
Economically disadvantaged10%
Not economically disadvantaged21%
Students with disabilities1%
General population14%
English language learners0%
Proficient in English13%
Non-migrant11%
Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

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.

Testing in New York: An Overview

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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.

Testing in New York: An Overview

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 Students

 
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