The Bronx Charter School for Excellence

Bronx Excellence 1 is the flagship school of the Excellence Community Schools network. Established in 2004, 
Bronx Excellence 1 now serves over 800 scholars in grades K-8 between two adjoining campuses elementary and middle.
In 2012 Bronx Excellence 1 Elementary received the honorable distinction of a National Blue Ribbon School.
Bronx Excellence 1 Elementary is led by Principals Maria Saryan (K-2nd) and Florence Bolton (3rd-4th).
Bronx Excellence 1 Middle is led by Principal Nicole Blair-Barzey (5th-8th)

Calendar Updates

October 2019

10/ 1 - ROSH HASHANAH (CLOSED)

10/ 9 - SCHOOL WIDE PD (CLOSED)

10/ 14 - COLUMBUS  DAY (CLOSED)

November 2019

11/ 5 - ELECTION DAY/ PD (CLOSED)

11/11 - VETERANS DAY OBSERVED (CLOSED)

11/15 - END OF 1ST QUARTER (MIDDLE SCHOOL)

11/ 27 - END OF 1ST MAKING PERIOD (ELEMENTARY SCHOOL)

11/ 28 - 11/29 - THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY (CLOSED)

December 2019

12/6 - SCHOOL WIDE PD (CLOSED)

12/4- 12/5 - PARENT TEACHER CONFERENCES 5-7PM (MIDDLE SCHOOL)

12/11 - 12/12 - PARENT TEACHER CONFERENCES 5-7PM (ELEMENTARY)

12/14 - SATURDAY ACADEMY 

12/23 - 1/1/20 - WINTER RECESS (CLOSED)

 

January 2020

1/ 1 - NEW YEAR'S DAY (CLOSED)

1/ 10 - SCHOOL WIDE PD (CLOSED)

1/11 - SATURDAY ACADEMY

1/20 - MLK Day (closed)

1/ 25 - SATURDAY ACADEMY                                                                                                                                                                                    

 

February 2020

2/ 7 - SCHOOL WIDE PD (CLOSED)

2/ 3 - END OF 2ND QUARTER 5-7PM (MIDDLE SCHOOL)

2/ 8 - SATURDAY ACADEMY 

2/ 12 - 2/ 13 - PT CONFERENCES (AT-RISK SCHOLARS)

2/ 17 - 2/ 21 - MID-WINTER RECESS (CLOSED)

2/ 29 - SATURDAY ACADEMY 

March 2020

3/6 -end of the 2nd marking period (ELEMENTARY SCHOOL)

3/14 - SATURDAY ACADEMY 

3/18 - 3-19 - PT CONFERENCE 5-7PM (AT RISK SCHOLARS) (ELEMENTARY SCHOOL)

3/21 - SATURDAY ACADEMY (FULL DAY)

3/25 - 3/27 - NYS ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS - GRADES 3-8 (TESTING)

 

April 2020

4/6 - 4/10 - SPRING RECESS (CLOSED)

4/18 - SATURDAY ACADEMY (FULL DAY)

4/ 13 - 5/ 15 - NYSESLAT SPEAKING (TESTING)

4/ 21 - 4/ 23 - NYS MATHEMATICS - GRADES 3-8 (TESTING)

4/ 24 - END OF 3RD QUARTER (MIDDLE SCHOOL)

4/25 - SATURDAY ACADEMY

May 2020

5/4 - 5/15 - NYSESLAT LISTENING, READING AND WRITING (TESTING)

5/6 - 5/ 7 - PT CONFERENCES 5-7PM (PID) (MIDDLE SCHOOL)

5/25 - memorial day (closed)

June 2020

6/1 - NYS SCIENCE WRITTEN TEST - GRADES 4 AND 8 

6/ 9 - CLERICAL DAY (CLOSED)

6/19 - END OF 3RD MARKING PERIOD (ELEMENTARY SCHOOL)

6/19 -END OF 4TH QUARTER (MIDDLE SCHOOL)

6/ 26- LAST DAY OF SCHOOL

REGENTS

June 17 - Living Environment @ 1:15 p.m

June 18 - U.S. History & Gov't @ 9:15 a.m

June 22 - Spanish (written) @ 1:15 p.m

June 24 - Geometry @ 9:15 a.m

BRONX EXCELLENCE FACTS

98%

98% of our scholars who took the New York State High School Regents exams in 2017 passed.

 

 

50%

50% of Bronx Charter School for Excellence and Excellence Community Schools staff and faculty list the Bronx, NY as their hometown or residence.

2012

In 2012, Bronx Excellence 1 was the first charter school in the Bronx to receive a National Blue Ribbon Award, awarded by the United States Department of Education in the category of "Exemplary High Performing Schools".

89%

Over 89% of female Bronx Excellence scholars in grades 4 and 8 are proficient in Science according to 2017 State Exams. 83% of Former English Language Learners are proficient in math. Bronx Excellence scholars surpass the average performance rates of their district, charter, and statewide public school peers on NYS ELA and Math exams every year

30%

In 2016-2017, over 30% of Bronx Middle Seniors were accepted into specialized and selective public high schools including Bronx Science, Brooklyn Tech, Brooklyn Latin and Stuyvesant.

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