Grand Concourse Academy Charter School


Summary:

Grand Concourse Academy Charter School is the sole school in this analysis, serving students in grades K-8 in the Bronx, New York. This standout school has consistently high academic performance, with proficiency rates on state assessments that exceed the statewide averages across all grade levels and subject areas. For example, in 8th grade, 72.58% of students were proficient or better in ELA, compared to the state average of 55.2%. The school has also maintained a strong ranking among New York elementary schools, placing in the top quarter for the past three years and earning a 3-star rating from SchoolDigger.

What makes Grand Concourse Academy Charter School particularly noteworthy is its racial diversity, with a majority Hispanic (64.95%) and a significant African American (26.18%) student population. This diversity is significant in the context of the Bronx, where the overall population is predominantly Hispanic and African American. The school's diverse student body, combined with its strong academic performance, suggests that it is providing an equitable and inclusive learning environment for students from various backgrounds.

With a student-teacher ratio of 16.2 to 1 and spending of $16,726 per student, Grand Concourse Academy Charter School appears to have access to adequate resources and funding to support its educational programs and student needs. The school's success could serve as a model for other schools, particularly those serving similar student populations in urban areas, and provide valuable insights for improving educational outcomes in similar contexts.

District Detail

 625 Bolton Ave
Bronx, NY 10473

 (718) 684-6505

SchoolDigger Rank:
195th of 866 New York districts

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Grades served: K-8
Students: 699

Primary Schools: 1
Middle Schools: 0
High Schools: 0
Alternative Schools: 0
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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau, the WNYC and the New York State Department of Health and the NY State Education Department.

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