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Collegiate Academy for Math and Personal Awareness Charter School

Grades: 6-8
1962-84 Linden Boulevard
Brooklyn NY 11207

Our Insights

What’s Special

Fast-paced curriculum

The Downside

Too soon to say

A small school with a big name, The Collegiate Academy for Math and Personal Awareness Charter School (CAMPA) is out to prove that middle school students in East New York can take and excel in high-school level courses.

Opened in 2017 in building owned by Bethlehem Baptist Church, CAMPA offers algebra and biology—classes usually taken in 9th grade—to 6th and 7th graders. Some students pass Regents exams in algebra 1 and Living Environment in 7th grade, Niaka Gaston, CAMPA director of operations, said in an interview posted on YouTube. [photo of students from school website]

Gaston said teachers who get to know students well can help lift the barriers to success. “We know what’s stopping them from being an “A” student,” he said.

Admissions. Lotttery. Apply on the school website. (Clara Hemphill, school website, February 2019)

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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%
75% Citywide Average
How many teachers say the principal is an effective manager?
100%
82% Citywide Average
How many teachers say they would recommend this school to other families?
100%
81% Citywide Average

From 2017-18 NY State Report Card

How many students were suspended?
0%
3% Citywide Average

How do students perform academically?

From 2018 State ELA+Math Results Summary

How many middle school students scored 3-4 on the state math exam?
25%
37% Citywide Average
How many middle school students scored 3-4 on the state reading exam?
38%
42% Citywide Average

Who does this school serve?

From 2018-19 Demographic Snapshot

Enrollment
106
Asian
2%
Black
83%
Hispanic
14%
White
0%
Other
1%
Free or reduced priced lunch
75%
Students with disabilities
19%
English language learners
1%

From 2017-18 School Quality Guide

Average daily attendance
92%
93% Citywide Average
How many students miss 18 or more days of school?
28%
23% 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?
6%
14% Citywide Average
How many students with disabilities scored 3-4 on the state reading exam?
6%
15% Citywide Average


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Contact & Location

Location

East New York (District 19)

Contact

Principal
George E. Leonard

Other Details

Shared campus?
No
This school is in its own building.
Metal detectors?
No

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