Class at Bronx school in poorest congressional district aces statewide math test

Andrew Weber
July 02, 2019 - 11:11 am



NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — An entire class at a Bronx school in the poorest congressional district in the country aced a statewide math test, the school told the New York Post.

Fifty-three eight-graders at Success Academy Bronx 2, a charter school in Concourse Village, excelled on the Algebra I Regents test.

Success Academy class

The charter school network said the students were ranked 5 out of 5, which is equivalent to scoring 85 on the test.

Karina Mateo, the math teacher who led the children to their impressive feat, told the Post, "My idea is that not only can everyone do math, but that they can excel at math. I told this to parents and they believed me.”

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