Bedford Academy High School (13K595)

1119 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11216, Brooklyn
Phone: 718-398-3061
Email: ptate@schools.nyc.gov
Hours: 8:00am - 4:15pm
Principal: Adofo Muhammad
School Website: https://bedfordacademyhs.org
NYCDOE Website: https://www.myschools.nyc/en/schools/high-school/48201
Quality Snapshot: https://tools.nycenet.edu/snapshot/2022/13K595/HS/
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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About

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
Activities
College tours, College Classes, Student Government, Internships and Peer to Peer Tutorial Services
Programs
Technology(K95A)
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.

Method:
Requirement:
Students are admitted based on their course grades
Priority:
  • (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.

Method:
Requirement:
Students are admitted based on their course grades
Priority:
  • (Group 1) Priority to Brooklyn students or residents
  • (Group 2) Then to New York City residents
Student & Admissions Statistics
School Year
2022-23
2021-22
Total Students Across All Grades
382
380
    Grade 12 Students
100
94
    Grade 11 Students
91
104
    Grade 10 Students
93
98
    Grade 9 Students
98
84
Avg. Class Size
20.3
Complaints / Suspensions
6 / 24
5 / 14
Graduation %
100%
98%
College %
71%
82%
Total Applicants / Seats
Total Offers
2753 (708) / 81
115
2783 / 81
119
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 
  81.57%
Academic Engagement 
  62.25%
Safety 
  87.67%
Bully Prevention 
  74.13%
Inclusivity 
  91.80%
Mental Support 
  69.10%
Environment 
  69.91%
Post-School Support 
  87.11%
Teacher Responses - 100% responded
Academic Rigor 
  83.67%
School Satisfaction 
  82.00%
Student Behavior 
  69.00%
Student Support 
  84.07%
School Leadership 
  88.27%
Instructional Clarity 
  91.20%
Instructional Development 
  85.29%
Post-School Support 
  94.00%
Family Responses - 31% responded
Education 
  91.00%
Teacher Support 
  85.50%
Safety 
  97.00%
School Community 
  86.78%
School Leadership 
  97.00%
Post-School Support 
  98.00%

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

View Full NYC DOE Survey Results:

More information about NYC DOE surveys can be found here: https://www.schools.nyc.gov/about-us/reports/school-quality/nyc-school-survey

Academic Summary & Data (2022-23)
Academic Proficiency
4-Year Grad. %
  100.00%
Avg. CC Regents Score
  77
Avg. Non-CC Regents Score
  66
College Aptitude
CCPC Index
  90.00%
Avg. SAT Math Score
  481
Avg. SAT Read/Write Score
  487
Postsecondary
2-Year College 2.20%
4-Year College 77.70%
Other Postsecondary 3.30%
Unknown 16.80%

View Full Academic Data:

This data was gathered from the NYC DOE's yearly quality reports. More information can be found here: https://www.schools.nyc.gov/about-us/reports/school-quality

Information on NYS Regents exams can be found here: https://www.nysed.gov/state-assessment/high-school-regents-examinations

School Demographics (2022-23)
Student Population:
Male 46.60%
Female 53.40%
English Language Learners:
  0.30%
Students with IEPs:
  12.30%
Economic Need Index: 
  62.60%
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%
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