Longwood Academy For Discovery (The)

Public PK, KG-5

 888 Rev J A Polite Ave
       Bronx, NY  10459


 (718) 860-3313

District: New York City Geographic District # 8

SchoolDigger Rank:
2149th of 2,395 New York Elementary Schools


Student/teacher ratio:  12.8
Number of students:  409

Racial breakdown:
Hispanic:
77.8%
African American:
19.3%
White:
1.5%
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Free/discounted lunch recipients:  85.1%

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We updated the 2017-18 rankings and test scores for this school on Wednesday, September 26, 2018.


Performance Trends
Compare Details In 2018, Longwood Academy For Discovery (The) ranked worse than 89.7% of elementary schools in New York. It also ranked 18th among 20 ranked elementary schools in the New York City Geographic District # 8. (See more...)
Compare Details In 2018 the calculated Average Standard Score was 14.72. (See more...)
Student Body
Compare Details Racial makeup is: Hispanic (77.8%), African American (19.3%), White (1.5%). (See more...)
Compare Details 85.1% of students are receiving a free or discounted lunch. (See more...)
Teachers
Compare Details The student/teacher ratio at Longwood Academy For Discovery (The) is 12.8, which is the 4th best among 20 elementary schools in the New York City Geographic District # 8. (See more...)
Compare Longwood Academy For Discovery (The) employs 31.8 full-time teachers.
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Schooldigger 2018 Rankings:

Longwood Academy For Discovery (The):

SchoolDigger ranks Longwood Academy For Discovery (The) 2149th of 2395 New York public elementary schools. (See Longwood Academy For Discovery (The) in the ranking list.)

New York City Geographic District # 8:

SchoolDigger ranks New York City Geographic District # 8 724th of 810 New York school districts. (See district ranking list.)


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Rank History for Longwood Academy For Discovery (The)

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Year Avg Standard Score Statewide Rank Total # Ranked Elementary Schools NY State Percentile SchoolDigger Rating
2011 15.00 2037th 2286 10.9%
2012 11.59 2131st 2320 8.1%
2013 11.90 2188th 2325 5.9%
2014 12.32 2161st 2345 7.8%
2015 15.12 2089th 2352 11.2%
2016 19.04 2020th 2366 14.6%
2017 18.49 2040th 2386 14.5%
2018 14.72 2149th 2395 10.3%

Data source: test scores: NY State Education Department, rankings: SchoolDigger.com

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by a parent
Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Open Quote Poor behavior management with NO consequences imposed. Inexperienced staff hired who cannot speak English well enough to communicate with the children Close Quote


Enrollment information for Longwood Academy For Discovery (The)

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Year White African American Asian Hispanic American Indian Pacific Islander Two or More Races Not Specified Total
2005 3 96 1 407 0 n/a n/a 0 507
2006 2 85 1 376 1 n/a n/a 0 465
2007 1 78 3 368 4 n/a n/a 0 454
2008 1 89 3 344 2 n/a n/a 0 439
2009 2 95 3 338 2 n/a n/a 0 440
2010 6 113 1 354 2 n/a n/a 0 476
2011 4 109 1 340 3 0 0 0 457
2012 4 99 1 341 0 0 0 0 445
2013 7 111 1 319 9 0 1 0 448
2014 8 99 0 308 6 0 2 0 423
2015 10 85 1 332 1 n/a 2 0 431
2016 8 83 1 321 2 n/a 0 0 415
2017 6 79 1 318 4 0 1 0 409

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Enrollment/Ethnicity
For more information about how the Department of Education defines ethnicity, see Defining Race and Ethnicity Data, National Center for Education Statistics

Students eligible for free or discounted lunch at Longwood Academy For Discovery (The)

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Year # Students Fulltime Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
2005 507 n/a n/a 0.0
2006 465 35.0 13.3 95.3
2007 454 41.5 10.9 96.3
2008 439 33.0 13.3 97.3
2009 440 39.0 11.3 87.0
2010 476 39.0 12.2 n/a
2011 457 36.0 12.6 79.0
2012 445 30.0 14.8 79.3
2013 448 27.0 16.5 81.3
2014 423 33.0 12.8 96.0
2015 431 32.0 13.4 86.1
2016 415 31.0 13.3 85.8
2017 409 31.8 12.8 85.1

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Students eligible for discounted/free lunch
For information about the National School Lunch Program, see the USDA Website

Student/Teacher Ratio Longwood Academy For Discovery (The)

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Year # Students Fulltime Teachers Student/Teacher ratio % Free/Discounted Lunch
2005 507 n/a n/a 0.0
2006 465 35.0 13.3 95.3
2007 454 41.5 10.9 96.3
2008 439 33.0 13.3 97.3
2009 440 39.0 11.3 87.0
2010 476 39.0 12.2 n/a
2011 457 36.0 12.6 79.0
2012 445 30.0 14.8 79.3
2013 448 27.0 16.5 81.3
2014 423 33.0 12.8 96.0
2015 431 32.0 13.4 86.1
2016 415 31.0 13.3 85.8
2017 409 31.8 12.8 85.1

Data source: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Dept of Education.

About Student-Teacher Ratio
Student/teacher ratio is calculated by dividing the total number of students by the total number of full-time equivalent teachers. Please note that a smaller student/teacher ratio does not necessarily translate to smaller class size. In some instances, schools hire teachers part time, and some teachers are hired for specialized instruction with very small class sizes. These and other factors contribute to the student/teacher ratio. Note: For private schools, Student/teacher ratio may not include Pre-Kindergarten.




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SchoolDigger data sources: National Center for Education Statistics, U.S. Department of Education, the U.S. Census Bureau and the NY State Education Department.

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