SOUTH BRONX — Almost all of students at a local school passed this year's state tests, outpacing their nearest competitors in the district by more than 40 points.
Concourse Village Elementary School ran away with the No. 1 spot this year in District 7, with 93.8 percent of its students passing the state's English Language Arts exam and 98.8 percent passing the math exam, according to data from the Department of Education.
The school's passing rate shot up significantly compared to last year, when 59.2 percent of students passed the ELA exam and 83.7 percent passed the math exam.
Concourse Village Elementary had the highest percentage of students who passed both tests by far in District 7, which covers South Bronx neighborhoods including Mott Haven and Concourse.
The second place school in both categories, M.S. 223, was roughly 50 points behind, with 44.9 percent of its students passing the ELA exam and 41.7 percent of its students passing the math exam.
Other schools in District 7 did not fare nearly as well. Less than 10 percent of students passed the ELA exam at two of them, and less than 10 percent passed the math exam at 12 of them.
Overall, ELA proficiency for third through eighth graders increased by 7.6 percent this year compared to last year, from 30.4 to 38 percent, and math proficiency increased by 1.2 percent, from 35.2 to 36.4 percent.
To see how your school did on this year's ELA and math tests and where it ranked within its district, check out DNAinfo's map below: