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Bread And Roses Integrated Arts High School

Public | 9-12 & ungraded

 

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Posted August 22, 2013

All schools have their flaws, I never wanted my son to attend Bread and Roses but I'm so happy he did . He graduated this past June and leaves for College today. His teachers along with Mrs. Cox and Mr. Ali fought with him tooth and nail because they saw his potential. For four years he gave them the hardest way to go but they stuck in there with him , I can't thank them enough for that . I'm so sorry to see this School close.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 6, 2009

although our school is not the best the one thing we have is unity and pride of who we are and where we come from. I am a senior i graduate this year 2010 and i love the people and administration here!
—Submitted by a student


Posted August 5, 2009

As former student at Bread and Roses i have seen the transformation. It become a good school that im proud to say that i graduated from.....Thank you Mr. Wilson
—Submitted by a student


Posted January 25, 2009

i like the school but some teachers hav atituditude problems and dont teach us very well
—Submitted by a student


Posted November 12, 2008

i think this school it is so wonderful and so diverse
—Submitted by a student


Posted September 21, 2004

I believe this school is very promising, parents just need to keep working along with the staff to help enforce all the rules, the uniform idea was the best one ever, and the curriculum is very good.
—Submitted by a parent


Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

About these ratings

The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
Algebra II/Trigonometry

The state average for Algebra II/Trigonometry was 66% in 2013.

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Chemistry

The state average for Chemistry was 76% in 2013.

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Earth Science

The state average for Earth Science was 72% in 2013.

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English

The state average for English was 77% in 2013.

141 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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41%

2012

 
 
30%

2011

 
 
58%
French

The state average for French was 95% in 2011.

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Geometry

The state average for Geometry was 74% in 2013.

41 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
7%

2012

 
 
67%

2011

 
 
58%
Global History and Geography

The state average for Global History and Geography was 71% in 2013.

90 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
39%

2012

 
 
24%

2011

 
 
23%
Integrated Algebra

The state average for Integrated Algebra was 73% in 2013.

270 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
26%

2012

 
 
29%

2011

 
 
30%
Italian

The state average for Italian was 98% in 2011.

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Living Environment

The state average for Living Environment was 77% in 2013.

208 students were tested at this school in 2013.

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34%

2012

 
 
15%

2011

 
 
20%
Physics

The state average for Physics was 81% in 2013.

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Spanish

The state average for Spanish was 94% in 2011.

36 students were tested at this school in 2011.

2011

 
 
75%
U.S. History and Government

The state average for U.S. History and Government was 80% in 2013.

138 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
27%

2012

 
 
14%

2011

 
 
28%
Scale: % passing

About the tests


In 2012-2013 New York used the New York State Regents Examinations to test high school students in English, math, global history and geography, US history and government, living environment, chemistry, Earth science and physics. 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.

Source: New York State Education Department

Algebra II/Trigonometry

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Chemistry

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English

All Students41%
Female44%
Male38%
African American39%
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Economically disadvantaged40%
Not economically disadvantaged48%
Students with disabilities31%
General population42%
English language learners12%
Proficient in English48%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant41%

Geometry

All Students7%
Female9%
Male6%
African American5%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic9%
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Non-migrant7%

Global History and Geography

All Students39%
Female49%
Male28%
African American39%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
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Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged36%
Not economically disadvantaged50%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General population41%
English language learners32%
Proficient in English41%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant39%

Integrated Algebra

All Students26%
Female26%
Male26%
African American26%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
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Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged26%
Not economically disadvantaged29%
Students with disabilities8%
General population31%
English language learners11%
Proficient in English31%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant26%

Living Environment

All Students34%
Female34%
Male33%
African American37%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
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Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged35%
Not economically disadvantaged24%
Students with disabilities22%
General population37%
English language learners15%
Proficient in English40%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant34%

Physics

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U.S. History and Government

All Students27%
Female23%
Male30%
African American23%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
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Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
Whiten/a
Economically disadvantaged26%
Not economically disadvantaged31%
Students with disabilities20%
General population27%
English language learners13%
Proficient in English31%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant27%
Scale: % passing

About the tests


In 2012-2013 New York used the New York State Regents Examinations to test high school students in English, math, global history and geography, US history and government, living environment, chemistry, Earth science and physics. 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.

The different student groups are identified by the New York Department of Education. If there are fewer than 5 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: New York State Education Department

In 2009-2010, this school was given a grade of "D" for the high school level.

About the tests


Progress Report Grades measure the school's contribution to student learning in three areas: School Environment, Student Performance and Student Progress. Schools can receive additional credit for achieving exemplary performance progress among high-needs students. Progress Report Grades range from A to F.

Source: New York City Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Black 54% 19%
Hispanic 45% 23%
White 1% 48%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 9%
Two or more races 0% 1%
Source: NYSED, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Limited English proficient 218%N/A8%
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 169%N/A43%
Source: 1 NYSED, 2011-2012
Source: 2 NCES, 2011-2012

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
Fewer than 3 years experience 11%N/A5%
Source: NYSED, 2011-2012

Teacher education levels

  This school District averageState average
Master's degree and above 46%N/A39%
Source: NYSED, 2011-2012

Teacher credentials

  This school District averageState average
Teachers with no valid teaching certificate 0%N/A0%
Source: NYSED, 2011-2012
The NYC Department of Education asked parents, teachers and students about their school's learning environment. Results provide insight into school climate, such as whether the school is academically rigorous, safe, communicative and collaborative. Learn more

The information captured by the survey is designed to support a dialogue among all members of the school community about how to make the school a better place to learn. An overall category score is calculated for each respondent group (parents, teachers, or students) by averaging the scores of the questions within that survey category.

Category scores for each of the respondent groups are then combined to form overall category scores. Alongside the results for each school are the aggregated results across all NYC public schools, which are provided as a basis for comparisons.

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Based on 473 responses

This school provides ... 1

A safe and respectful environmentWhat's this?

This score measures whether parents, students and teachers feel that the school creates a physically and emotionally secure environment in which everyone can focus on student learning.

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This school
7.0
out of 10
 
City average
8.0
out of 10
 

Parents

This school

 
8.3
 

City average

 
8.4
 

Students

This school

 
6.2
 

City average

 
7.2
 

Teachers

This school

 
6.4
 

City average

 
8.0
 
Clear, useful communication about educational goalsWhat's this?

This score measures whether parents, students and teachers feel that the school provides information about the school's educational goals and offers appropriate feedback on each student's learning outcome.

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This school
7.4
out of 10
 
City average
8.1
out of 10
 

Parents

This school

 
8.3
 

City average

 
8.5
 

Students

This school

 
7.3
 

City average

 
7.8
 

Teachers

This school

 
6.5
 

City average

 
7.8
 
Strong parent, teacher and student engagementWhat's this?

This score measures how engaged parents, students and teachers feel they are in an active and vibrant partnership to promote student learning.

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This school
7.1
out of 10
 
City average
7.8
out of 10
 

Parents

This school

 
7.9
 

City average

 
8.1
 

Students

This school

 
6.8
 

City average

 
7.2
 

Teachers

This school

 
6.5
 

City average

 
7.8
 
High academic expectations for all studentsWhat's this?

This score measures how well parents, students and teachers feel that the school develops rigorous and meaningful academic goals that encourage students to do their best.

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This school
7.4
out of 10
 
City average
8.2
out of 10
 

Parents

This school

 
8.2
 

City average

 
8.3
 

Students

This school

 
7.2
 

City average

 
8.1
 

Teachers

This school

 
6.7
 

City average

 
8.1
 

Based on surveys from:

 RespondentsResponse rate
Parents11627%
Students32579%
Teachers3289%

12012-2013 New York City Department of Education School Survey

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