Mentioned in Daily News as a charter school getting money to teach district school how to get their reading grades up Aug 2013.

Compared to PS 85. Says Excellence has 86% passing reading while PS 85 has just 20%.

From state report card:
Excellence
263 students taking ELA exam
36 with disabilities (14%)
3 LEP (1%)
207 economically disadvantaged (79%)
https://reportcards.nysed.gov/files/2011-12/ACC-2012-321100860859.pdf

Overall demographics compared to dist 8
6 LEP (about 2%) vs. 27% for dist 8
33 with disabilities (about 12%) vs 13% for dist 8
212 economically disadvantaged (79%) vs. 90 for dist 8

218/263 middle school passed ELA over 80% vs. 35% for dist 8
67% passed math vs. 35% for dist 8

Attrition is not big for this school, but they are new and have only up to 7th grade so far so middle school grades just based on 6th and 7th.

Demographics:
free lunch 54 percent vs 73% for dist 8
reduced lunch 14 percent vs 7% for dist 8
LEP 5 percent vs 12% for dist 8

48 percent black vs 25 for dist 8
39 percent latino vs 63 for dist 8
12 percent asian vs 5 for dist 8

teacher turnover 33% vs 18 for dist 8

Compared to PS 85, which must be the one in district 10
531 students
142 with disabilities (27%)
165 LEP (31%)
511 economically disadvantaged (96%)
https://reportcards.nysed.gov/files/2011-12/ACC-2012-321000010085.pdf

28% back
70% latino
1% asian
1% white

Demographics
94% free
2% reduced
26% LEP
teacher turnover 4%

In article, they quote ELA test results from NYC DOE Progress reports.
From NYC progress reports
Excellence:
10% disabilities, 87% black or hispanic, 5% ELL
86% passing ELA, 95% passing math
progress report grades: C in 'progress', 'A' overall

PS 85:
24% disabilities, 98% black or hispanic, 26% ELL
20% passing ELA, 31% passing math
progress report grades: B in 'progress', 'B' overall