Banana Kelly High School

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965 Longwood Ave

Bronx, NY 10459

(718) 860-1242

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Grades: 9 - 12

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 337

Students Per Teacher: 13

Parent Reviews

31 Parent Reviews for Banana Kelly High School

The students smoke pott behind the school. And the real student that want to be somebody the staff make it hard for them. The teachers never care about there students just about the money they recieve in their pockets. They make life difficult. Its ashame that students that want to learn. They dont help. ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 08/19/13

The students are animals and jungle bunnies. They talk back and curse the teachers out. If the school closes, they should turn it into a jail. They are nothing but a bunch of dirtbags.

Posted by a other on 02/10/12

Its a place where graduate students would love to go back too. Its like a big family, everyone gets along very well.. and the teachers are the best.

Posted by a parent on 10/14/09

This school is awesome. It is in the heart of the South Bronx and the kids are really sweet and striving for higher achievement than they have ever reached prior. This school has a very unique approach to educating the kids starting with one hour classes and as much support for the kids as a family ...  Read more

Posted by a teacher on 10/05/09

Banana Kelly is a small school that really focuses on improving the education for our students. All our teachers, faculty, and administration work together during and after school hours in order to provide the best collaborative lesson planning and school events that will benefit our students and the ...  Read more

Posted by a teacher on 10/04/09

I am proud of Banana Kelly HS because it is so beloved by it's students. Even students who do not do as well as they want to academically are emotionally invested in the school. The staff truly care about the students.

Posted by a parent on 10/04/09

A small high School in the South Bronx working with many at risk and disadvantaged students, Banana Kelly is active in the community and deals with many student s who might 'fall through the cracks' in a tough inner city environment.

Posted by a teacher on 10/04/09

Banana Kelly High School is a fabulous school which has many obstacles facing them everyday. Faculty and staff help students become the best they can be under these circumstances, and achieve great odds.

Posted by a other on 10/04/09

Banana Kelly offers a quality education with a concerned staff that goes the extra mile. It makes sure that the students lead positive lives and are prepared for college.

Posted by a teacher on 10/04/09

Banana Kelly is place were kids entering into a higher educational environment can do so with a helping hand from both the staff and fellow students.

Posted by a parent on 10/04/09

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School Profile for Banana Kelly High School

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Test scores for Banana Kelly High School

RE* Test Scores

Grade Level: All

Test Year: 2011
Banana Kelly High School
New York City Public Schools
New York
* In 2010-2011 New York used the New York State Regents Examinations to test high school students in English language arts, math, global history and geography, US history and government, living environment, chemistry, earth science, physics and several foreign languages. The results for English language arts, math, living environment, chemistry, earth science, physics, global history and geography, and US history and government are displayed in GreatSchools profiles. Students must take at least five Regents Exams in order to graduate. Scores of 65 and above are passing; scores of 55 and above earn credit toward a local diploma (with the approval of the local board of education). The goal is for all students to pass the tests.

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Bronx schools — Banana Kelly High School is located at 965 Longwood Ave, Bronx NY 10459. 965 Longwood Ave is in the 10459 ZIP code in Bronx, NY The school district for Banana Kelly High School is the New York City Public Schools. Banana Kelly High School is a Public school that serves grade levels 9 - 12.
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