82nd Street Academics

Tel: (718)457-0429
Grades: PK - 10 | 295 students
82nd Street Academics is a non-profit educational institution with the mission to help students prepare for college.
Our programs complement public education so that students, regardless of home language, will have equal access to quality higher education.

School Overview

School Type Alternative School
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 10
Year Founded 2003

Student Body

Total Students 295 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 80%
State avg.: 27%
Students by Grade 82nd Street Academics Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 65 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 10%
Average Class Size 20 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Each program has its own tuition rate and the UPK program and Renaissance After School Program are free.
Acceptance Rate 100%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Christian Fonseca

School Notes:

    Profile last updated: 05/19/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Lexington School For The Deaf (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Lexington School For The Deaf (0.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Lexington School For The Deaf (0.1 miles away)
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