Bronx High School For Writing And Communication Ar

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2/10
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Reviews
10
Grades
9-12
Students
391
Type
Public
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This school is rated below average in school quality compared to other schools in the state. Students here perform below average on state tests, have below average college readiness measures, ... More

Academics
2/10
Test scores
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Test scores at this school fall far below the state average. This suggests that students at this school are likely not performing at grade level.


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Subject
% Proficient
NY State Common Core Regents Exam
Algebra I
2%
State avg: 31%
English
33%
State avg: 66%
New York State Regents Exams
Global History and Geography
43%
State avg: 68%
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College readiness
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Very concerning:

This school is far below the state average in key measures of college and career readiness.

(Remember: high graduation rates don't mean much if students are graduating without the coursework and test scores they need to succeed.)


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Ask the schools what it’s doing to improve access to advanced classes and help prepare students for college entrance tests.


4-year high school graduation rate
66%
State avg: 79%
AP course participation
8%
State avg: 17%
Percentage of students passing 1 or more AP exams grades 9-12
25%
State avg: 67%
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Students
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Hispanic
50%
Black
45%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander
3%
White
1%
American Indian/Alaska Native
1%
Two or more races
<1%
Teachers & staff
Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.
Students per teacher
17 :1
State avg: 13 :1
Students per counselor
208 :1
State avg: 385 :1
Percent of teachers with 3 or more years experience
80%
State avg: 92%
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Neighborhood
800 East Gun Hill Road
Bronx, NY 10467
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