West Bronx Academy for the Future

500 East Fordham Rd, Bronx, NY 10458 | (718) 563-7139
  • Grades: 6-12
  • Student Enrollment: 561
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School Description

School Summary and Highlights
Additional Contact Information
  • Mailing Address: 500 E Fordham Rd, Bronx, NY 10458
  • Principal or Admin: Wilper Morales
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: 561
  • Total Full Time "Equivalent" Teachers: 45.0
  • Average Student-To-Teacher Ratio: 12.5
Students Gender Breakdown
  • Males: 317 (56.5%)
  • Females: 244 (43.5%)
Student Enrollment Distribution by Race / Ethnicity
West Bronx Academy for the Future Student Race Distribution
  Number Percent
American Indian40.7%
Black16930.1%
Asian223.9%
Hispanic35964.0%
White71.2%
Number of Students Per Grade
Number of Students Per Grade For West Bronx Academy for the Future
  Number Percent
6th Grade6010.7%
7th Grade7413.2%
8th Grade6010.7%
9th Grade9316.6%
10th Grade7513.4%
11th Grade6311.2%
12th Grade417.3%
Ungraded9516.9%
Graduate & Dropout Information (2010)
Graduation Rate
School:
58.0%
District:
64.0%
Percent of Graduates Earning a Regents Diploma
School:
68.0%
District:
71.0%
State:
83.0%
Percent of Students That Dropped Out
School:
3.0%
District:
4.0%
State:
3.0%
Public Assistance (2010)
Estimated Percent of Students From Households That Receive Public Assistance: 91-100%
Attendance & Suspensions (2009)
Attendance Rate
School:
87.0%
State:
93.0%
Percent of Students Suspended
School:
24.0%
District:
4.0%
State:
5.0%
Teacher Certification & Qualifications (2010)
Percent of Teachers Without a Valid Teaching Certificate
School:
4.0%
District:
3.0%
Percent of Teachers Out of Certification
School:
13.0%
District:
7.0%
Percent of Classes Taught by Teachers Without Appropriate Certification
School:
11.0%
District:
8.0%
Percent of Core Classes Not Being Taught by Highly Qualified Teachers
School:
10.0%
District:
7.0%
Teacher Experience & Educational Background (2010)
Percent of Teachers with Less Than 3 Years of Experience
School:
27.0%
District:
10.0%
Percent of Teachers with Master's or Ph.D.
School:
22.0%
District:
37.0%
Teacher Turnover Rates (2010)
Turnover Rate For All Teachers
School:
13.0%
District:
15.0%
Turnover Rate For Teachers with Less Than 5 Years of Experience
School:
14.0%
District:
18.0%
Source: NY Department of Education, Source: NCES 2009-2010

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