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Bushwick Ascend Charter Middle School

Grades: 5-8
2 Aberdeen Street
Brooklyn NY 11207
Phone: 929-276-4047

Our Insights

Bushwick Ascend Charter Middle School is a charter school in Bushwick, serving grades 5 through 8. This school is in its own building. The school is affiliated with Bushwick Ascend Charter Elementary School (K-4).

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.

To see if your address is in the district for this program please use our school search. For more information about charter school enrollment and advice on how to find a program, please visit our Charter School 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?

How do students perform academically?

Who does this school serve?

From 2018-19 Demographic Snapshot

Enrollment
892
Asian
1%
Black
22%
Hispanic
76%
White
1%
Other
1%
Free or reduced priced lunch
92%
Students with disabilities
16%
English language learners
14%

From 2018 School Directories

Uniforms required?
No


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

Contact & Location

Location

Bushwick (District 32)
Trains: L Line to Bushwick Ave-Aberdeen St; A Line, C Line, J Line, L Line, Z Line to Broadway Junction
Buses: B20, B25, B83, Q24, Q56

Contact

Principal
Malik Russell

Other Details

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

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