Bronx Writing Academy



Bronx Writing Academy Enrollment, Ranking, and Statistics

Bronx Writing Academy Students by Grade
PK 0
K 0
1 0
2 0
3 0
4 0
5 1
6 148
7 142
8 168
9 0
10 0
11 0
12 0
UG 3

Bronx Writing Academy is a public elementary school located in Bronx, NY in the New York City Geographic District # 9 School District. It enrolls 462 students in grades 1st through 12th. It has 12.6 students to every teacher.

Total Students: 462
Pupil/Teacher Ratio: 12.6:1
Full Time Teachers: 36.61

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Bronx Writing Academy Students by Gender

Outer ring represents school district
  School District
 Female 260
(56%)
14,167
(48%)
 Male 202
(44%)
15,068
(52%)

Bronx Writing Academy Students by Ethnicity

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  School District
 Hispanic 305
(66%)
19,771
(68%)
 Black 139
(30%)
8,576
(29%)
 Asian 12
(3%)
373
(1%)
 White 5
(1%)
315
(1%)
 American Indian 1
(0%)
137
(0%)
 Two or More 0
(0%)
63
(0%)
 Pacific Islander 0
(0%)
0
(0%)

Bronx Writing Academy Free and Reduced Lunch Assistance

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  School District*
 Free Lunch Eligible 419
(91%)
25,485
(87%)
 Not Eligible 36
(8%)
2,871
(10%)
 Reduced-Price Lunch Eligible 7
(2%)
879
(3%)
* School District values based on schools that reported lunch assistance data

The percentage of Bronx Writing Academy students on free and reduced lunch assistance (92.2%) is significantly higher than the state average of 53.2%. This may indicate that the area has a higher level of poverty than the state average.

Students at a participating school may purchase a meal through the National School Lunch Program. Families with incomes between 130% and 185% of the federal poverty level are eligible for reduced price meals. Schools may not charge more than 40¢ for reduced-price lunches, nor more than 30¢ for reduced-price breakfasts. Students from families with incomes at or below 130% of the federal poverty level are eligible for free meals.

For 2014, a family of two needs to make an annual income below $20,449 to be eligible for free meals or below $29,100 for reduced price meals. A family of four needs to make an annual income below $31,005 for free meals or $44,122 for reduced price meals.

Bronx Writing Academy Trends Over Time

Total Students Over Time

Total Students Over Time
Year Total Students
2005 590
2006 550
2007 503
2008 521
2009 499
2010 509
2011 472
2012 493
2013 499
2014 464
2015 462

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time

Student Teacher Ratio Over Time
Year Student Teacher Ratio
2005 16.9
2006 13.1
2007 11.8
2008 13.4
2009 14.2
2010 14.1
2011 12.1
2012 13.7
2013 12.4
2014 13.3
2015 12.6

Lunch Assistance Over Time

Lunch Assitance Over Time
Year Lunch Assitance
2005 0.72881355932203
2006 0.85818181818182
2007 0.8648111332008
2008 0.90786948176583
2009
2010 0.86444007858546
2011 0.88559322033898
2012 0.94523326572008
2013 0.92585170340681
2014 0.91379310344828
2015 0.92207792207792

Compare Bronx Writing Academy to Other Elementary Schools

Student Teacher Ratio Comparison
1,260.0% 12.6:1
 
1,278.3% 12.8:1
 
1,598.0% 16.0:1
 
Free and Reduced Lunch Comparison
State Average 53.2%
 
National Average 55.7%
 
This School 92.2%
 

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Public elementary school and private elementary school data obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics in the United States. The data displayed is from the most current sources available. For public schools this is the 2015-2016 school year. For private schools this is the 2015-2016 school year.

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