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Bedford Academy High School

Bedford Academy High School is a coeducational public school for students in grades 9 through 12.

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Institution Type: Public Setting: Urban


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Bedford Academy High School says

Bedford Academy High School's effective instruction, along with an environment conducive to learning, will enable us to promote the development of citizens with strong values and technological skills. We will prepare students for careers in medicine, engineering and law. Enhancing each student's academic repertoire will impact on their individual challenges in life so that they may become positive role models in their communities. Bedford Academy's motto is Academic Empowerment is the Birthright of Every Child!


Health Professions, Engineering and Computer Technology, Law


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.

Program Specialization: Computer Science & Technology

Available Seats in Freshmen Class: 41

Admission Method: Screened

Entrance Requirements: Review of Attendance & Punctuality

Required Grades For Incoming Students

  • Math: 75-100
  • Science: 75-100
  • Social Studies: 75-100
  • English: 75-100

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.

Program Specialization: Health Professions

Available Seats in Freshmen Class: 40

Admission Method: Screened

Required Grades For Incoming Students

  • Math: 80-100
  • Science: 80-100
  • Social Studies: 80-100
  • English: 80-100


Buses: B25, B26, B38, B43, B44, B48, B49, B52

Trains: G to Bedford-Nostrand Avs; C, F, S to Franklin Av; A to Nostrand Av



Public schools are supported through local, state, and federal funding, and do not charge tuition to students who attend them.



Admission Priorities

  • Priority to District 13 students or residents
  • Then to Brooklyn students or residents
  • Then to New York City residents

Important Dates

Regular Application Deadline: December 2



92% of students graduate from Bedford Academy High School

Test Scores

1312 Average score for the SAT Composite

Test Section Average Score
SAT Math 443
SAT Verbal 438
SAT Writing 431

NYC Report Card

Overall Score
College and Career Readiness


Bedford Academy High School received a Silver award from US News in 2013.

  • AP Biology
  • AP Calculus AB
  • AP Chemistry
  • AP English Language and Composition
  • AP Music Theory
  • AP Spanish Language and Culture
  • AP Statistics
  • AP United States History
  • AP World History

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 367
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
9 80
10 96
11 98
12 93

Bedford Academy High School's relatively even enrollment profile may offer insights into student retention rates, local population changes, real estate costs, and the accessibility of alternative educational options. to find out more about the specific factors influencing Bedford Academy High School's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 17 : 1
Gender 49% Male / 51% Female
Socioeconomic Diversity

61% of students qualify for a free or reduced price school lunch at Bedford Academy High School.

Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 0%
Hispanic/Latino 7%
Black or African American 89%
Asian 3%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1%

There were 6 incidents of bullying last year at Bedford Academy High School, which equals 0.0165 incidents per student.


Bedford Gazette School Newspaper, Art, Debate Team, Drama, National Honor Society, Speech and Debate, Student Government Council, YMCA Youth and Government
  • Art Club
  • Debate
  • Drama Club
  • Honor Society
  • Student Government
  • Student Newspaper
  • Basketball
  • Outdoor Track
  • Basketball
  • Outdoor Track
  • Volleyball
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