Brooklyn Excelsior Charter School

856 Quincy St, Brooklyn, NY 11221 | (718) 246-5681
  • Grades: KG-8
  • Student Enrollment: 728
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5 out of 5 | 2 Reviews
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Principal or Admin: Thomas Demarco
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.
  • Charter School

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 728
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 38.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 19.2
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 344 (47.3%)
  • Females: 384 (52.7%)
Free Lunch Student Eligibility Breakdown
  • Eligible for Reduced Lunch: 58 (8.0%)
  • Eligible for Free Lunch: 621 (85.3%)
  • Eligible for Either Reduced or Free Lunch: 679 (93.3%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Brooklyn Excelsior Charter School Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian71.0%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Brooklyn Excelsior Charter School
  Number Percent
1st Grade8111.1%
2nd Grade8111.1%
3rd Grade8011.0%
4th Grade10414.3%
5th Grade10113.9%
6th Grade9312.8%
7th Grade618.4%
8th Grade415.6%
Public Assistance (2010)
Estimated Percent of Students From Households That Receive Public Assistance: 91-100%
Attendance & Suspensions (2009)
Attendance Rate
Percent of Students Suspended
Teacher Certification & Qualifications (2010)
Percent of Teachers Without a Valid Teaching Certificate: 8.0%
Percent of Teachers Out of Certification: 8.0%
Percent of Classes Taught by Teachers Without Appropriate Certification: 16.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Less Than 3 Years of Experience: 47.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers: 28.0%
Turnover Rate For Teachers with Less Than 5 Years of Experience: 24.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

School Ratings and Reviews

Overall Rating: 5

5 out of 5 | 2 Reviews
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2 reviews for Brooklyn Excelsior Charter School

  • Reviewed by Student on January 25, 2010
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • I love Brooklyn Excelsior Charter School
    I been going there since i was in the first grade... I've been at BECS for almost 7 yrs now I love my friends and my teachers.... Just can't believe it that Im leaving next year

    Jana Malcolm
    7th Grader
  • Reviewed by Parent/Guardian on October 07, 2009
  • Rating: 5 (5 / 5) Flag as inappropriate
  • This school is the best thing that has happened for my child. She has been there since the 1st grade and she never wants to leave it. The school gives you a very good way to keep track of your child's progress,and the graduation rates are very sure that your child will pass every grade. This school is a great school.

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