Success Academy Charter School-Fort Greene


Success Academy Charter School-Fort Greene is a high-performing public charter middle school serving grades 5-8 in Brooklyn, New York. As the only school in the Success Academy Charter School-Fort Greene district, it stands out for its exceptional academic achievements, diverse student population, and efficient use of resources.

The Success Academy Charter School-Fort Greene is a shining example of educational excellence, with its students significantly outperforming the state averages on the New York State Assessments in both English Language Arts and Mathematics across all grade levels. For instance, in 8th grade ELA, an impressive 96.15% of students were proficient or better, compared to the state average of 55.2%. The school's statewide ranking of 59th out of 1,500 middle schools in New York, along with its 5-star rating from SchoolDigger, further underscores its academic prowess.

Beyond its academic achievements, the school's diverse student population, with 40.56% African American, 50.56% Hispanic, and smaller percentages of white, Asian, and multiracial students, is noteworthy. Additionally, the school's relatively low spending per student ($1,086) compared to its high academic outcomes suggests that it is operating efficiently and effectively utilizing its resources to support student success. The success of Success Academy Charter School-Fort Greene could serve as a model for other schools, particularly those serving similar student populations, providing valuable insights for improving educational outcomes in other settings.

District Detail

 700 Park Ave-3rd Fl
Brooklyn, NY 11205

 (646) 569-5914

SchoolDigger Rank:
39th of 866 New York districts

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Grades served: 5-8
Students: 180

Primary Schools: 0
Middle Schools: 1
High Schools: 0
Alternative Schools: 0

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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