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Success Academy Bensonhurst Charter School

Grades: K-5
99 Avenue P, Floor 4
Brooklyn NY 11204
Phone: 347-514-7082

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Success Academy Bensonhurst Charter School is a charter school in Bensonhurst, serving grades Kindergarten through 4. This school shares the building with IS 96.

This school prepares students well to progress to the next grade and helps them improve their test scores, as compared to other schools with similar students. The school as a whole also performs well on test scores, as compared to other schools in the city.

Charter schools are tuition-free schools that operate independently of the city Department of Education, and because of this have a lot of leeway over things like discipline codes, school year/day lengths and teaching philosophies. Charter schools can range from super traditional and strict to super progressive with lots of student freedom. Be sure to ask questions when you visit. Most give priority to children who live in the school district in which the school is located and each school runs its own lottery and enrollment process. Check the school's own website for the application and due date listed under "contact" on this page.

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School Stats

Citywide Average Key
This school is Better Near Worse than the citywide average

Is this school safe and well-run?

From 2018-19 NYC School Survey

How many teachers say order and discipline are maintained at this school?
100%
79% Citywide Average
How many teachers say the principal is an effective manager?
100%
81% Citywide Average
How many teachers say they would recommend this school to other families?
96%
83% Citywide Average

From 2017-18 NY State Report Card

How many students were suspended?
2%
1% Citywide Average
Teacher turnover rate
13%
35% Citywide Average

How do students perform academically?

From 2018 State ELA+Math Results Summary

How many elementary school students scored 3-4 on the state math exam?
100%
51% Citywide Average
How many elementary school students scored 3-4 on the state reading exam?
96%
49% Citywide Average

Who does this school serve?

From 2018-19 Demographic Snapshot

Enrollment
561
Asian
19%
Black
9%
Hispanic
10%
White
61%
Other
1%
Free or reduced priced lunch
52%
Students with disabilities
12%
English language learners
19%

From 2018-19 School Quality Guide

Average daily attendance
100%
93% Citywide Average

How does this school serve special populations?

From 2018 State ELA+Math Results Summary

How many students with disabilities scored 3-4 on the state math exam?
100%
28% Citywide Average
How many students with disabilities scored 3-4 on the state reading exam?
96%
23% Citywide Average
How many English language learners scored 3-4 on the state reading exam?
100%
17% Citywide Average


For more information about our data sources, see About Our Data · More DOE statistics for this school

Contact & Location

Location

Bensonhurst (District 21)
Trains: F Line to Avenue P; N Line to Kings Parkway
Buses: B6, B82

Contact

Principal
Kerri Lynch

Other Details

Shared campus?
Yes
This school shares the building with IS 96
Metal detectors?
No

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