Bronx Writing Academy

270 East 167th St, Bronx, NY 10456 | (718) 293-9048
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Student Enrollment: 499
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 270 E 167th St, Bronx, NY 10456
  • Principal or Admin: Kamar Samuels
School Operational Details
  • Title I Eligible
    All students of this school are eligible for participation in authorized programs.

Faculty Details and Student Enrollment

Students and Faculty
  • Total Students Enrolled: 499
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 35.1
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 14.2
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 220 (44.1%)
  • Females: 279 (55.9%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
Bronx Writing Academy Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian30.6%
Black17134.3%
Asian71.4%
Hispanic31763.5%
White10.2%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For Bronx Writing Academy
  Number Percent
6th Grade11122.2%
7th Grade17434.9%
8th Grade17134.3%
Ungraded438.6%
Public Assistance (2010)
Estimated Percent of Students From Households That Receive Public Assistance: 81-90%
Graduate & Dropout Information (2010)
Percent of Students That Dropped Out
School:
1.0%
District:
4.0%
State:
3.0%
Attendance & Suspensions (2009)
Attendance Rate
School:
86.0%
State:
93.0%
Percent of Students Suspended
School:
10.0%
District:
6.0%
State:
5.0%
Teacher Certification & Qualifications (2010)
Percent of Teachers Without a Valid Teaching Certificate
School:
8.0%
District:
4.0%
Percent of Teachers Out of Certification
School:
22.0%
District:
10.0%
Percent of Classes Taught by Teachers Without Appropriate Certification
School:
27.0%
District:
12.0%
Percent of Core Classes Not Being Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
26.0%
District:
10.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Less Than 3 Years of Experience
School:
42.0%
District:
16.0%
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
28.0%
District:
32.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
School:
28.0%
District:
21.0%
Turnover Rate For Teachers with Less Than 5 Years of Experience
School:
25.0%
District:
28.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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