Bedford Academy High School (13K595)

1119 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11216, Brooklyn
Phone: 718-398-3061
Hours: 8:00am - 4:15pm
Principal: Adofo Muhammad
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Subway: A, C, FS to Franklin Av; G to Bedford-Nostrand Avs
Bus: B25, B26, B38, B43, B44, B44-SBS, B48, B49, B52
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Bedford Academy was created to provide a safe, supportive and effective learning community for students, parents and guardians by allowing all members of the school community to understand the value and mission of our school. Our mission is simple, education is the birthright of every child. Our school respects the cultural, racial and ethnic differences that exist in our nation. Our core values are based on love, discipline and structure coupled with a strong emphasis on academic, social and cultural development while providing scholars with tools to develop critical thinking skills and a strong work ethic in order to become a responsible global citizen and an effective change agent. Our scholars focus on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. There are a number of courses, partnerships and programs we provide: Courses: AP Statistics AP U.S. History AP Seminar AP World History AP Calculus AP Literature and Composition AP Language and Composition Male and Female Empowerment Courses MBK/MSK Entrepreneurship and Leadership Courses Financial Literacy Courses SAT/ACT Prep Courses Cosmetology Course African Drumming Tai Chi Robotics Coding Computer Science Dual Credit Courses Partnerships: Delaware State University Syracuse University Medgar Evers College St. Joseph's University Long Island University Touro University Monroe College National Association of Black Engineers National Honor Society Brooklyn Navy Yard/Career and Technical Education Courses Programs: Summer Bridge Academy College and Career Readiness Program Freshmen Seminar Program Junior and Senior Seminar Program Student Government Principal Advisory Board

Academic Highlights: College Courses Offered, Entrepreneurship and Leadership courses offered, SAT and ACT courses offered, Financial Literacy classes and Computer Science offered, 9 AP Courses Offered

Other Features: College Trips, Community Service Expected, Dress Code, Extended Day, Internships Available, Orientation, Program(s) with 3+ GE Applicants Per Seat, Program(s) with 3+ SWD Applicants Per Seat, Saturday Programs, Student Parent Orientation, Summer Bridge, Summer Orientation, Uniform, Weekend Programs

School Features:

  • Offers 10th Grade Seats

AP Courses, Languages & Sports
AP Courses
Algebra II (Advanced Math), AP Calculus AB, AP Computer Science Principles, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Seminar, AP Statistics, AP United States Government and Politics, AP World History: Modern, Calculus (College Course [Credited]), Chemistry (Advanced Science), Econ/Gov (College Course [Credited]), Physics (Advanced Science), Social Studies (College Course [Credited]), World Languages (Advanced World Languages)
Boys PSAL Sports
Basketball, Outdoor Track
Girls PSAL Sports
Basketball, Outdoor Track
Other Sports
Badminton, Basketball, Cheerleading, Fencing, Fitness Club, Table Tennis, Volleyball, Yoga
College tours, College Classes, Student Government, Internships and Peer to Peer Tutorial Services
Computer Science & Technology

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.

Students are admitted based on their course grades
  • (Group 1) Priority to Brooklyn students or residents
  • (Group 2) Then to New York City residents
Health Professions(K95B)
Health Professions

Introduction to health professions. In addition to required and advanced courses, students have opportunities to work and learn in state-of-the-art labs and facilities.

Students are admitted based on their course grades
  • (Group 1) Priority to Brooklyn students or residents
  • (Group 2) Then to New York City residents
Student & Admissions Statistics
School Year
Total Students Across All Grades
    Grade 12 Students
    Grade 11 Students
    Grade 10 Students
    Grade 9 Students
Avg. Class Size
Complaints / Suspensions
6 / 24
5 / 14
Graduation %
College %
Total Applicants / Seats
Total Offers
2753 (708) / 81
2783 / 81
Health Professions (K95B)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

323 / 33 (9.79)
33 / 7 (4.71)
Offers - Waitlist
Technology (K95A)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

403 / 33 (12.21)
66 / 8 (8.25)
Offers - Waitlist
Survey Summary & Data (2022-23)
Student Responses - 85% responded
Academic Rigor 
Academic Engagement 
Bully Prevention 
Mental Support 
Post-School Support 
Teacher Responses - 100% responded
Academic Rigor 
School Satisfaction 
Student Behavior 
Student Support 
School Leadership 
Instructional Clarity 
Instructional Development 
Post-School Support 
Family Responses - 31% responded
Teacher Support 
School Community 
School Leadership 
Post-School Support 

Note: Yellow bars indicate city-wide averages for the associated category

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Academic Summary & Data (2022-23)
Academic Proficiency
4-Year Grad. %
Avg. CC Regents Score
Avg. Non-CC Regents Score
College Aptitude
CCPC Index
Avg. SAT Math Score
Avg. SAT Read/Write Score
2-Year College 2.20%
4-Year College 77.70%
Other Postsecondary 3.30%
Unknown 16.80%

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School Demographics (2022-23)
Student Population:
Male 46.60%
Female 53.40%
English Language Learners:
Students with IEPs:
Economic Need Index: 
Student Ethnicity:
Asian 5.20%
Black 71.50%
Hispanic 14.10%
White 4.70%
Other 4.50%
Teacher Ethnicity:
Asian 21.70%
Black 60.90%
Other 17.40%