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9-12
Public
Brooklyn, NY
Students enrolled: 367

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1119 Bedford Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11216

(718) 398-3061
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January 18, 2012
My son goes to Bedford and I am so happy he is. He is learning exactly what he should be as a Sophomore. This was a great choice for him and I am so glad they are there for him.

- submitted by a parent
November 09, 2009
I am blessed to have my son in this school. He loves going to school everyday. They really put learn first with the kids. A complete supportive atmosphere.

- submitted by a parent
October 27, 2009
I absolutely love this school. My daughter loves going to school every day. I am more involved with school functions than I have ever been. The Principal is great, he has an open door policy and is always available to discuss whatever issue may arise. The Guidance Counselors are always there when needed. The teachers are always pushing my daughter to do better and give her all. The ladies in the office always have a smile on their faces and treat my daughter like their own. The School Safety Agents are always on point and keep the childrens' safety at the forefront. Thank you Bedford Academy High School for having space for my daughter when my husband and I came knocking.

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 23, 2009
We have a wonderful principal who is in his second year and best of all we are like a family, students, parents and staff.

- submitted by a parent
October 22, 2009
Bedford Academy makes every scholar the best they can be! The children are well known by every teacher and substandard is just not accepted as the norm. They encourage them to do their best. A great school

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 22, 2009
The school's staff cares about the children and make them know that they are special and that they will achieve success.

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 22, 2009
wonderful environment for learning, caring and dedicated staff.My first and second choice for my child. It's everything I expected and more. My daughter is one of the youngest high schoolers at Bedford and only greatness and excellenc is expected of her. The sky is the limit for her.

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 21, 2009
Why is Bedford amazing? In my two years At Bedford Academy High School I have learned so much. I simply adore and admire my teachers, I love their positive energy and I admire the fact that each and everyone of the staff memebers care about my academic excellence as well as my growth as a young africa-american female. In additon, I love Bedford because im pushed to reach for the stars and I am always reminded of one very important thing each morning as I walk into the building 'Academic Empowerment is the Birth-right of every child' Quoted by Mr. Leonard the founder & former princpal of Bedford Academy... so why do I love Bedford because we're simply The best there is & best there ever will be

- submitted by a student
no rating October 20, 2009
My God daughter attends Bedford Academy and it has been an excellent and inspiring experience for her. They strive for excellence in every student.

- submitted by a parent
October 20, 2009
Bedford academy high school is a institution of excellence, respect and honor1

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 20, 2009
Because of the high standards they uphold,& the small class settings Higher learning.

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 20, 2009
Bedford Academy High School is so much a family with in a school.

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 20, 2009
The staff of Bedford Academy help provide practical life experiences and academic opportunities to students. The practical experiences come through internships at institutions outside of their school environment. Students are better able to achieve their goals when they can connect practical life experiences with their academic work. The staff also communicates with parents regularly.

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 20, 2009
Bedford Academy is an excellent school for higher learning, lives up to their Academic standards; and the staff treats every child as their own..family oriented, hence their success!

- submitted by a parent
no rating August 12, 2009
I love this school, my daughter is going to the 11th grade and she is doing great. She enjoys going to school

- submitted by a parent
May 01, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
April 29, 2009
The main distraction at the school is the handful of parents who seem to have a personal agenda against the new principal. As a veteran teacher, I have observed that under the new principal Bedford has 1. Increased student involvement: there are more student run organizations than ever, including a mentoring program, student government and female empowerment group; 2. Higher academic standards: the ELA regents is taken Freshmen instead of Junior year, more students are taking AP and College Now classes, most of the January regents scores increased compared to last year; 3. Increased learning opportunities: we had the best career day this year, college tours, professional speakers throughout the year, professional and academic field trips, NYU/Polytechnic partnership and so on. Some parents want the old administration to come back, even though they chose to leave, and they chose the new administration. We need these parents to work with us.

- submitted by a teacher
February 02, 2009
As a teacher who is in the building every day, I have to respectfully disagree with the parent's review stating that the school is in total disarray under the new administration. I have much respect for the prior administration and I think they did an excellent job in choosing the new administration. We are continuing everything that has made this school successful in the past and progressing in many areas. The college application process was smoother than ever this year, and many of our seniors have already received acceptance leters and scholarships. Our partnerships with colleges are growing and more of our students are taking Advanced Placement courses. We improved our regents performance in many subjects. I have not experienced an increase in cursing or sagging. I don't even have to think about safety in this school; I get to focus my energy on challenging my students academically.

- submitted by a teacher
no rating January 27, 2009
My son attends bedford academy , I am very please with the rigorous academic process that is expected of the students to fulfill. I know the school will continue to be top rated. Parent involvement is very essential.

- submitted by a parent
May 22, 2008
What makes Bedford Academy exceptional is that upon entering the building, there is a sense of family that permeates the whole atmosphere. In addition to the fine academics, the students also receive character building/development. There is zero tolerence for students disrespecting one another and cursing as well. Parents are kept informed about their child's progress and lines of communication are always open. The PTA is a vibrant organization and staff members do not rush out of the door at 3:00 sharp!! Saturdays at Bedford Academy seem just like a regular school day.

- submitted by a community member
February 26, 2008
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- submitted by a student
October 30, 2007
Mr. Leonard, the teachers, the staff, the students and the parents are a fine example of how our schools schould be and can be. DL

- submitted by a parent
August 28, 2007
This school seems way to good to be true but i love it

- submitted by a parent
no rating August 23, 2007
Bedford Academy has distinguished itself as a model High School which any parent should be proud to make their children a pert of. The Principal and Teachers are highly trained and are keenly/genuinely interested in their students; the School provides an excellent framework/environment for development of well rounded high school graduates; students receive individual attention; and the assistance and preparation for college is second to none. Graduation rate was 100% in 2007 with exteremly high averages. My daughter who graduated as salutatorian and received the Prinicipal's award, is a shining example of Bedford's output. Second to none. Thanks to the Principal, Staff and a vibrant PTA! Keep up the great work! C. Deane

- submitted by a parent
August 08, 2007
very unorganized and everything is always last minute or late!!!!

- submitted by a student
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Bedford Academy High School
1119 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn, NY  11216
(718) 398-3061
Last modified Bedford Academy High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 9 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Bedford Academy High School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 25 reviews. Top