***Lottery for BCSE 1 & 2 has been rescheduled to 

Thursday 4/18/19 at 3 pm. Location: Bronx Excellence 1***

 

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

April 2019 Updates

April 2-4 NYS English Language Arts – Grades 3-8

April 6 Saturday Academy

April 8 - May 17 NYSESLAT Speaking

April 15-19 Spring Recess

April 26 End of 3rd quarter - mS

April 27 Saturday Academy

May 2019 Updates

May 1-3 NYS Mathematics – Grades 3-8

May 6 - May 17 NYSESLAT Listening, Reading and Writing

May 8 - May 9 PT Conferences 5-7pm (PID) - MS

May 22 - May 31 NYS Science Performance Test – Grades 4 & 8

May 27 Memorial Day

June 2019 Updates

June 3  NYS Science Written Test – Grades 4 and 8

June 11  Clerical Day

June 14 End of 3rd marking period - ES & MS

June 21 Last day of school - ES & MS

Regents

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

June 18 Living Environment @ 1:15 p.m.

June 19 Algebra I @ 1:15 p.m.

June 21 Geometry @ 9:15 a.m.

June 24 Spanish (written) @ 1:15 p.m.

BRONX EXCELLENCE FACTS

98%

98% of our scholars who took the 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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