Bushwick Community High School

Grades: 10-12

Our Insights

Bushwick Community High School is a small high school in Bushwick serving grades 10 through 12. This school shares the building with JHS 291 and the Math, Engineering, and Science Academy Charter HS.

This is a transfer alternative school, which admits older students who have fallen behind in credits, dropped out, or need a fresh start. Transfer schools are designed to help students get back on track towards graduation. The principal has been leading this school since 2011.

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School Stats

Academics

School
Citywide
Transfer school graduation rate
 
59%
How many students with disabilities graduate in 4 years?
 
44%
How many English language learners graduate in 4 years?
 
36%
From the 2019-20 School Quality Guide and 2020-21 NYC School Survey

Students

154
Number of students
644 Citywide Average

Race/Ethnicity


School
Citywide
Low-income students
 
81%
Students with disabilities
 
36%
Multilingual learners
 
7%
From the 2020-21 Demographic Snapshot

Safety & Vibe

School
Citywide
How many students were suspended?
 
3%
How many students say they feel safe in the hallways, bathrooms and locker rooms?
 
94%
How many students think bullying happens most or all of the time at this school?
 
8%
How many students say that some are bullied at their school because of their gender or sexual orientation?
 
6%
From the 2020-21 NYC School Survey and 2019-20 NY State Report Card

Faculty & Staff

School
Citywide
How many teachers say the principal is an effective manager?
 
93%
8.8
Years of principal experience at this school
7 Citywide Average
54
Number of students for each guidance counselor or social worker
157 Citywide Average

Teachers’ Race/Ethnicity


How many teachers have 3 or more years of experience teaching?
 
54%
Are teachers effective?
From the 2020-21 NYC School Survey, 2019-20 School Quality Guide, 2019-20 NY State Report Card, 2021 Guidance Counselor Report and this school's most recent Quality Review Report

Advanced Courses

Which students have access to advanced courses at this school? Learn more

Calculus

 
35%

Computer Science

Not offered in 2019-20

Physics

Not offered in 2019-20

Advanced Foreign Language

Not offered in 2019-20

AP/IB Arts, English, History or Social Science

 
9%

AP/IB Math or Science

 
26%

Music

 
19%
From unpublished, anonymized data from the 2019-20 school year provided by the New York State Education Department, brought to you by

College Readiness

School
Citywide
How many students graduate with test scores high enough to enroll at CUNY without remedial help?
 
9%
How many students take a college-level course or earn a professional certificate?
 
4%
From the 2019-20 School Quality Guide
How many students filled out a FAFSA form by the end of their senior year?
 
14%
From the 2020-21 FAFSA data released by Federal Student Aid, brought you by
How many graduates of this school received Tuition Assistance Program (TAP) funding to attend a NYS college?
 
73%
How many of those TAP recipients made it through college? Learn more
From unpublished, anonymized student-level data for the class of 2011-12 provided by the New York State Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC) in coordination with the National Student Clearinghouse (NSC), brought to you by
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Contact & Location

Location

231 Palmetto Street
Brooklyn NY 11221

Trains: J Line, Z Line to Gates Ave; L Line to Myrtle-Wyckoff Aves; M Line to Knickerbocker Ave

Buses: B13, B26, B52, B54, Q24, Q55, Q58


Contact

Principal: Llermi Gonzalez

Website

Other Details

Shared campus? Yes

This school shares the building with JHS 291 and the Math, Engineering, and Science Academy Charter HS

Uniforms required? No
Metal detectors? Yes

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