Bronx Writing Academy

270 EAST 167 STREET
BRONX NY 10456 Map
Phone: (718) 293-9048
Admissions: District 9
Principal: Kamar Samuels
Neighborhood: South Bronx
District: 9
Grade range: 6-8
Parent Coordinator: Haydee Carrasquillo
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At a glance

Shared campus? Yes

This school shares the building with JHS 22

Number of Students 497

Average Daily Attendance 88%

Uniforms? No

Students at this school

Asian

  
2%

Black

  
32%

Hispanic

  
65%

White

  
1%

Free Lunch

  
92%

Special ed

  
20%

English Language Learners

  
30%

INCOMING STUDENTS' PROFICIENCY: 2.25 2.60 CITYWIDE AVERAGE


1 = Far below grade level 2 = Below grade level 3 = At grade level 4 = Above grade level

Safety & vibe

DO STUDENTS LIKE THE SCHOOL?

How many students say their teachers inspire them to learn?

61% 64% CITYWIDE AVERAGE

How many students say this school offers enough programs to keep them interested?

75% 78% CITYWIDE AVERAGE

ARE KIDS NICE?

How many students complain about bullying?

82% 71% CITYWIDE AVERAGE

How many students say students at their school respect one another?

47% 57% CITYWIDE AVERAGE

How many teachers say order and discipline are maintained in the school?

40% 77% CITYWIDE AVERAGE

DO TEACHERS LIKE THE SCHOOL?

How many teachers say the principal is an effective manager?

60% 80% CITYWIDE AVERAGE

How many teachers would recommend this school to other parents?

52% 79% CITYWIDE AVERAGE

ARE CLASSES BIG?

Number of students in an average english class

23 26 CITYWIDE AVERAGE

How many students are chronically absent?

51% 24% CITYWIDE AVERAGE

Academics

Percent of students who scored 3 or 4 on the state math exam

6% 26% CITYWIDE AVERAGE

Percent of students who scored 3 or 4 on the state ela exam

10% 22% CITYWIDE AVERAGE

Percent of students who scored 3 or 4 on the state science exam

43% 45% CITYWIDE AVERAGE

HS Prep

How many 8th graders pass high school regents exams?

Percent of 8th graders who take and pass the algebra regents:

10% 18% CITYWIDE AVERAGE

Percent of 8th graders who take and pass a science regents:

0% 14% CITYWIDE AVERAGE

How do graduates do in 9th grade?

Percent who pass all their classes freshman year:

77% 87% CITYWIDE AVERAGE

Special ed & ELL

How well does this school serve students with disabilities?

Percent of self-contained students who scored 3 or 4 on the state math exam:

0% 2% CITYWIDE AVERAGE

Percent of self-contained students who scored 3 or 4 on the state ELA exam:

0% 1% CITYWIDE AVERAGE

Percent of ICT students who scored 3 or 4 on the state math exam:

3% 7% CITYWIDE AVERAGE

Percent of ICT students who scored 3 or 4 on the state ELA exam:

3% 5% CITYWIDE AVERAGE

Percent of SETSS students who scored 3 or 4 on the state math exam:

0% 9% CITYWIDE AVERAGE

Percent of SETSS students who scored 3 or 4 on the state ELA exam:

0% 6% CITYWIDE AVERAGE

How well does this school serve English language learners?

Percent of ell students who scored 3 or 4 on the state ELA exam:

2% 2% CITYWIDE AVERAGE

Percent of former ell students who scored 3 or 4 on the state ELA exam:

5% 13% CITYWIDE AVERAGE

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