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Bedford Academy High School

Overview written by the school: Bedford Academy High School's effective instruction, along with an environment conducive to learning, enables us to promote the development of citizens with strong values and technological skills. We prepare students for careers in medicine, engineering, and law. Enhancing each student's academic repertoire impacts on their individual challenges in life so that they may become positive role models in their communities. Bedford Academy's motto is: "Academic empowerment is the birthright of every child!"

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 98% (at the end of the school year before last, the percent of students who graduated "on time" by earning a diploma four years after they entered 9th grade).
Daily Attendance Rate: 92% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 57% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 76% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 89% students feel safe in the hallways, bathrooms, locker room and cafeteria. (Student opinions on school safety, as reported on the NYC School Survey.)

Programs offered

Program 1: Technology
Code: K95A
Program description: Courses in fundamental and advanced technology; opportunities for our students to work with and learn from school partners in education and specialists in the field.
Interest: Computer Science & Technology
Method: Screened

Seats 9 GE: 34
Grade 9 GE filled flag: N
Grade 9 GE applicants: 1160
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 34
Seats 9 SWD: 7
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 173
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 25

Seats 10: No
Admissions priority 1: Priority to District 13 students or residents
Admissions priority 2: Then to Brooklyn students or residents
Admissions priority 3: Then to New York City residents

Requirement 1: Attendance
Requirement 2: Punctuality
Requirement 3: Course Grades: English (71-100), Math (74-100), Science (68-100), Social Studies (60-100)
Standardized Test Scores: English Language Arts (2.5-4.5), Math (2.6-4.5)
Group Interview (On-Site)
Math Exercise (On-Site)
Portfolio of Student Work
Writing Exercise (On-Site)

Activities

Extracurricular Activities
Extracurricular activities and clubs offered by the school that do not fall under one of the Sports categories (PSAL Sports or School Sports): No data
PSAL Sports Boys
Male PSAL (Public School Athletics League) sports offered at the school, listed under Extracurricular Activities and Clubs in the HS Directory: Basketball
PSAL Sports Girls
Female PSAL (Public School Athletics League) sports offered at the school, listed under Extracurricular Activities and Clubs in the HS Directory: Basketball, Volleyball
PSAL Sports Coed
Co-ed PSAL (Public School Athletics League) sports offered at the school, listed under Extracurricular Activities and Clubs in the HS Directory: No data
School Sports
Sports offered by the school outside PSAL (Public School Athletics League): No data
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data

Other info

Total students: 363
Start time: 8am
End time: 4:15pm

Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: French, Mandarin, Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Computer Science Principles, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP Human Geography, AP Music Theory, AP Seminar, AP Statistics, AP U.S. Government and Politics, AP United States History, AP World History: Modern

School accessibility description: Fully Accessible

More info

Borough: Brooklyn
NTA: Bedford
Neighborhood: Bedford-Stuyvesant

School Number: K994

Community board: 303
Council district: 36
Census tract: 243
BIN: 3329679
BBL: 3018120001

About Bedford Academy High School

Contacts

Address: 1119 BEDFORD AVENUE, BROOKLYN NY 11216
Latitude: 40.68538
Longitude: -73.954302
Phone number: 718-398-3061
Fax number: 718-636-3819
School email: [email protected]
Website: bedfordacademyhs.org
Subway lines near the school: C, S to Franklin Ave; G to Bedford-Nostrand Avs
Bus lines near the school: B25, B26, B38, B43, B44, B44-SBS, B48, B49, B52

Hotels near Bedford Academy High School

District Borough Number: 
13K595
Academic opportunities: 

Health Professions, Engineering and Computer Technology, Law

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