In 2009, Bedford Academy was ranked among the the best U.S. high schools (bronze medal) by U.S. News and World…More Report. The school's principal is Adofo Muhammad; total enrollment is 325 students. The school offers a competitive academic environment and selects students through a combined academic review and interview process.
Bedford Academy offers coursework in pre-engineering, robotics, global history and advanced placement (AP) studies. The school also has a Saturday academy for students looking to improve or advance. Extracurricular activities include a debate team, a school newspaper, track, basketball and volleyball.
Bedford reported a 98% graduation and college enrollment rate. Admissions priorities go first to District 13 students, then to Brooklyn residents, then New York City residents.