BEAM serves students from low-income neighborhoods across New York City.
Our students come from the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Queens.
- Students Served: 407
- By Gender: 51% female, 49% male
- By Race/Ethnicity (students may identify with more than one)
- Latino/Hispanic: 56%
- Black/African American: 39%
- White: 14%
- Asian: 9%
- Native American/Alaskan Native: 1%
- Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander: 1%
- By income: 84% are eligible for federally-subsidized school lunch
- By background: 70% are first-gen college goers (defined as a student where neither parent graduated college)
- Median family income: $27,000