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Bedford Academy High School

Overview paragraph: 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% of students graduate in four years.
Attendance Rate: 93% of students attendance.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 49% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 88% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 91% 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

Offer Rate: -79% of offers went to this group
Seats 9 GE: 34
Grade 9 GE filled flag: Y
Grade 9 GE applicants: 1889
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 56
Seats 9 SWD: 7
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 261
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 37

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 (70-100), Math (72-100), 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)


Psal Sports Boys: Basketball
Psal Sports Girls: Basketball, Volleyball

School sports: (NCAA Cleared) Cross Country, Indoor Track

Other info

Total students: 364
Start time: 8am
End time: 4:15pm
Grades 2018: 9 to 12
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, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP Music Theory, AP Statistics, AP U.S. Government and Politics, AP U.S. History, AP World History
Additional info: College Trips; Community Service Expected; Dress Code; Extended Day Program; Extended Day Program (Credit Recovery); Extended Day Program (Tutoring); Online Grading System; Saturday Programs; Summer Bridge Program; Summer Orientation; Uniform; Weekend Programs

School accessibility description: 2

More info

Borough: Brooklyn
NTA: Bedford
Neighborhood: Bedford-Stuyvesant

School Number: K994
Shared space: No
Community board: 3
Council district: 36
Census tract: 243
BIN: 3329679
BBL: 3018120001

About Bedford Academy High School


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]
Subway: C, S to Franklin Ave; G to Bedford-Nostrand Avs
Bus: B25, B26, B38, B43, B44, B44-SBS, B48, B49, B52

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