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Our students learn not just for the next lesson or next test—but for a lifetime. When called upon to demonstrate knowledge and skills, our students’ outstanding performances show that they are prepared.

At our two schools, BBL 1 and BBL 2, our students’ standardized test results are among the highest across New York State in both math and language arts.

We resist excessive test-drilling and the pressures that come with it. Yet in 2019, our students, 80% of whom are from low-income families, outperformed students in New York state’s wealthy districts—proof that the wealth gap can be closed.

Results that Speak for Themselves







Retention and Satisfaction

Our student retention rate exceeds 95%.

According to surveys conducted across BBL 1 and BBL 2 during the 2020 school year:

  • 98-100% of families feel that the Principals work to create a sense of community at the school.
  • 98-99% of families say they are satisfied with the education their child received in the given school year.
  • 94-100% of teachers say they recommend BBL to families seeking an education for their child.
  • 96-97% of families say BBL offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep their child interested in school.