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New York City Geographic District #12

GreatSchools Rating: 2 out of 10. GreatSchools Ratings are based on test results. 10 is best.
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1434 Longfellow Ave
Bronx, NY 10459
Bronx County
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PH: (718) 328-2310

  • Grades PK-12 & ungraded
  • 23,389 students
  • 61 schools

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 New York State Assessments

Scale: % meeting or exceeding standards

Grade 3

English Language Arts
 12% (2013)
 31% (2012)
 31% (2011)
The state average for English Language Arts was 31% in 2013.

Math
 14% (2013)
 38% (2012)
 36% (2011)
The state average for Math was 34% in 2013.

Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 4

Science
 77% (2013)
 72% (2011)
The state average for Science was 90% in 2013.

English Language Arts
 11% (2013)
 33% (2012)
 35% (2011)
The state average for English Language Arts was 30% in 2013.

Math
 14% (2013)
 45% (2012)
 45% (2011)
The state average for Math was 36% in 2013.

Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 5

English Language Arts
 11% (2013)
 33% (2012)
 31% (2011)
The state average for English Language Arts was 31% in 2013.

Math
 9% (2013)
 45% (2012)
 44% (2011)
The state average for Math was 30% in 2013.

Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 6

English Language Arts
 8% (2013)
 29% (2012)
 27% (2011)
The state average for English Language Arts was 30% in 2013.

Math
 11% (2013)
 43% (2012)
 41% (2011)
The state average for Math was 30% in 2013.

Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 7

English Language Arts
 9% (2013)
 26% (2012)
 20% (2011)
The state average for English Language Arts was 31% in 2013.

Math
 9% (2013)
 44% (2012)
 38% (2011)
The state average for Math was 27% in 2013.

Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 8

Science
 38% (2013)
 35% (2011)
The state average for Science was 69% in 2013.

English Language Arts
 10% (2013)
 21% (2012)
 17% (2011)
The state average for English Language Arts was 33% in 2013.

Math
 12% (2013)
 43% (2012)
 38% (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 Students12%
Female15%
Male11%
African American9%
Asian/Pacific Islander34%
Hispanic13%
Multiracialn/a
Native American38%
White22%
Economically disadvantaged13%
Not economically disadvantaged6%
Students with disabilities4%
General population15%
English language learners4%
Proficient in English15%
Non-migrant12%

MathThis District
All Students14%
Female15%
Male14%
African American11%
Asian/Pacific Islander33%
Hispanic15%
Multiracialn/a
Native American21%
White19%
Economically disadvantaged14%
Not economically disadvantaged14%
Students with disabilities9%
General population15%
English language learners9%
Proficient in English16%
Non-migrant14%
Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 4
ScienceThis District
All Students77%
Female77%
Male77%
African American73%
Asian/Pacific Islander84%
Hispanic78%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White91%
Economically disadvantaged77%
Not economically disadvantaged86%
Students with disabilities58%
General population82%
English language learners57%
Proficient in English82%
Non-migrant77%

English Language ArtsThis District
All Students11%
Female13%
Male9%
African American9%
Asian/Pacific Islander30%
Hispanic11%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White41%
Economically disadvantaged11%
Not economically disadvantaged19%
Students with disabilities1%
General population14%
English language learners2%
Proficient in English13%
Non-migrant11%

MathThis District
All Students14%
Female13%
Male14%
African American9%
Asian/Pacific Islander43%
Hispanic13%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White32%
Economically disadvantaged13%
Not economically disadvantaged25%
Students with disabilities4%
General population15%
English language learners4%
Proficient in English15%
Non-migrant14%
Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 5
English Language ArtsThis District
All Students11%
Female14%
Male9%
African American12%
Asian/Pacific Islander22%
Hispanic11%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White25%
Economically disadvantaged11%
Not economically disadvantaged14%
Students with disabilities2%
General population15%
English language learners2%
Proficient in English14%
Non-migrant11%

MathThis District
All Students9%
Female9%
Male8%
African American9%
Asian/Pacific Islander30%
Hispanic7%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White12%
Economically disadvantaged9%
Not economically disadvantaged16%
Students with disabilities2%
General population10%
English language learners1%
Proficient in English10%
Non-migrant9%
Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 6
English Language ArtsThis District
All Students8%
Female9%
Male7%
African American7%
Asian/Pacific Islander28%
Hispanic8%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White8%
Economically disadvantaged8%
Not economically disadvantaged17%
Students with disabilities1%
General population10%
English language learners1%
Proficient in English10%
Non-migrant8%

MathThis District
All Students11%
Female11%
Male10%
African American10%
Asian/Pacific Islander39%
Hispanic10%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White12%
Economically disadvantaged11%
Not economically disadvantaged20%
Students with disabilities2%
General population14%
English language learners2%
Proficient in English13%
Non-migrant11%
Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 7
English Language ArtsThis District
All Students9%
Female11%
Male7%
African American8%
Asian/Pacific Islander16%
Hispanic8%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White12%
Economically disadvantaged8%
Not economically disadvantaged13%
Students with disabilities1%
General population11%
English language learners0%
Proficient in English10%
Non-migrant9%

MathThis District
All Students9%
Female8%
Male8%
African American8%
Asian/Pacific Islander32%
Hispanic8%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White18%
Economically disadvantaged9%
Not economically disadvantaged11%
Students with disabilities1%
General population11%
English language learners1%
Proficient in English10%
Non-migrant9%
Source: NYSED, 2012-2013

Grade 8
ScienceThis District
All Students38%
Female42%
Male35%
African American36%
Asian/Pacific Islander48%
Hispanic39%
Multiracialn/a
Native American50%
White33%
Economically disadvantaged38%
Not economically disadvantaged44%
Students with disabilities15%
General population45%
English language learners21%
Proficient in English42%
Non-migrant38%

English Language ArtsThis District
All Students10%
Female11%
Male9%
African American9%
Asian/Pacific Islander26%
Hispanic10%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White12%
Economically disadvantaged9%
Not economically disadvantaged15%
Students with disabilities1%
General population13%
English language learners1%
Proficient in English12%
Non-migrant10%

MathThis District
All Students12%
Female12%
Male13%
African American11%
Asian/Pacific Islander30%
Hispanic12%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White16%
Economically disadvantaged12%
Not economically disadvantaged15%
Students with disabilities1%
General population16%
English language learners7%
Proficient in English14%
Non-migrant12%
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
 18% (2013)
 25% (2012)
 35% (2011)
 28% (2010)
The state average for Algebra II/Trigonometry was 66% in 2013.

Mathematics A
 47% (2009)
 41% (2008)
 43% (2007)
The state average for Mathematics A was 61% in 2009.

Mathematics B
 23% (2010)
 36% (2009)
 33% (2008)
 27% (2007)
The state average for Mathematics B was 61% in 2010.

English
 49% (2013)
 57% (2012)
 61% (2011)
 56% (2010)
 49% (2009)
 50% (2008)
 42% (2007)
The state average for English was 77% in 2013.

Living Environment
 54% (2013)
 54% (2012)
 55% (2011)
 49% (2010)
 47% (2009)
 35% (2008)
 31% (2007)
The state average for Living Environment was 77% in 2013.

Physics
 10% (2013)
 41% (2012)
 28% (2011)
 29% (2010)
 36% (2009)
 17% (2008)
 48% (2007)
The state average for Physics was 81% in 2013.

Chemistry
 25% (2013)
 18% (2012)
 42% (2011)
 23% (2010)
 28% (2009)
 19% (2008)
 12% (2007)
The state average for Chemistry was 76% in 2013.

Earth Science
 32% (2013)
 37% (2012)
 43% (2011)
 46% (2010)
 37% (2009)
 35% (2008)
 29% (2007)
The state average for Earth Science was 72% in 2013.

Integrated Algebra
 56% (2013)
 50% (2012)
 47% (2011)
 49% (2010)
 38% (2009)
 32% (2008)
The state average for Integrated Algebra was 73% in 2013.

Global History and Geography
 47% (2013)
 47% (2012)
 49% (2011)
 47% (2010)
 39% (2009)
 31% (2008)
The state average for Global History and Geography was 71% in 2013.

U.S. History and Government
 49% (2013)
 54% (2012)
 52% (2011)
 59% (2010)
 54% (2009)
 50% (2008)
The state average for U.S. History and Government was 80% in 2013.

French
 82% (2011)
The state average for French was 95% in 2011.

Italian
Data not available for this district (2011)
The state average for Italian was 98% in 2011.

Spanish
 92% (2011)
The state average for Spanish was 94% in 2011.

Geometry
 41% (2013)
 41% (2012)
 45% (2011)
 40% (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.

Testing in New York: An Overview

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 New York State Regents Exams by Subgroup

 
Scale: % passing


Algebra II/TrigonometryThis District
All Students18%
Female17%
Male20%
African American21%
Asian/Pacific Islander22%
Hispanic17%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged19%
Not economically disadvantaged15%
Students with disabilities15%
General population18%
English language learners11%
Proficient in English21%
Non-migrant18%

EnglishThis District
All Students49%
Female53%
Male44%
African American49%
Asian/Pacific Islander46%
Hispanic48%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White71%
Economically disadvantaged48%
Not economically disadvantaged57%
Students with disabilities24%
General population55%
English language learners35%
Proficient in English53%
Non-migrant49%

Living EnvironmentThis District
All Students54%
Female54%
Male53%
African American50%
Asian/Pacific Islander56%
Hispanic54%
Multiracialn/a
Native American63%
White41%
Economically disadvantaged53%
Not economically disadvantaged57%
Students with disabilities26%
General population59%
English language learners41%
Proficient in English57%
Non-migrant54%

PhysicsThis District
All Students10%
Female6%
Male15%
African American13%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic9%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged10%
Not economically disadvantaged10%
General population11%
Non-migrant10%

ChemistryThis District
All Students25%
Female24%
Male26%
African American20%
Asian/Pacific Islander46%
Hispanic23%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged24%
Not economically disadvantaged26%
Students with disabilities4%
General population27%
English language learners38%
Proficient in English23%
Non-migrant25%

Earth ScienceThis District
All Students32%
Female29%
Male36%
African American32%
Asian/Pacific Islander42%
Hispanic31%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White50%
Economically disadvantaged32%
Not economically disadvantaged38%
Students with disabilities13%
General population36%
English language learners14%
Proficient in English37%
Non-migrant32%

Integrated AlgebraThis District
All Students56%
Female58%
Male55%
African American54%
Asian/Pacific Islander69%
Hispanic57%
Multiracialn/a
Native American62%
White61%
Economically disadvantaged56%
Not economically disadvantaged61%
Students with disabilities28%
General population61%
English language learners51%
Proficient in English58%
Non-migrant56%

Global History and GeographyThis District
All Students47%
Female49%
Male46%
African American43%
Asian/Pacific Islander41%
Hispanic49%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White50%
Economically disadvantaged47%
Not economically disadvantaged52%
Students with disabilities20%
General population53%
English language learners44%
Proficient in English48%
Non-migrant47%

U.S. History and GovernmentThis District
All Students49%
Female49%
Male48%
African American46%
Asian/Pacific Islander45%
Hispanic50%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White60%
Economically disadvantaged48%
Not economically disadvantaged52%
Students with disabilities26%
General population54%
English language learners44%
Proficient in English50%
Non-migrant49%

GeometryThis District
All Students41%
Female42%
Male40%
African American36%
Asian/Pacific Islander40%
Hispanic42%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged41%
Not economically disadvantaged39%
Students with disabilities18%
General population44%
English language learners29%
Proficient in English44%
Non-migrant41%
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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