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Antonia Pantoja Preparatory Academy: A College Board School

Overview paragraph: Antonia Pantoja Preparatory Academy (APPA) is a college preparatory school offering a continuum of instruction from middle school through high school, with a focus on preparing students to compete and succeed in a global workforce. Our program develops fully multilingual and biliterate students through an integration of social learning experiences. Students participate in programs designed to enhance their understanding of the real world in order to develop critical thinking and problem solving skills, so that they may become productive members of society. We focus on creating a family friendly culture, making the environment receptive to all. Our Restorative Justice program increases equity for all.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 60% of students graduate in four years.
Attendance Rate: 80% of students attendance.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 67% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 39% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 77% students feel safe in the hallways, bathrooms, locker room and cafeteria. (Student opinions on school safety, as reported on the NYC School Survey.)

Programs offered

Program 1: Antonia Pantoja Preparatory Academy: A College Board School
Code: Y34A
Program description: Theater, performance, dance
Interest: Performing Arts
Method: Open

Offer Rate: -28% of offers went to this group
Seats 9 GE: 64
Grade 9 GE filled flag: N
Grade 9 GE applicants: 116
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 2
Seats 9 SWD: 17
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: N
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 53
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 3

Seats 10: No
Admissions priority 1: Priority to continuing 8th graders
Admissions priority 2: Then to Bronx students or residents
Admissions priority 3: Then to New York City residents


Extracurricular activities: Advisory, Chess, Community Service, Dance, Drama, Mentoring, Readings and Performances, Theater, Student Government, Student Newsletter, Webmaster
Psal Sports Boys: Baseball, Basketball, Football, Outdoor Track, Soccer
Psal Sports Girls: Badminton, Basketball, Indoor Track, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Volleyball

School sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cricket, Soccer, Tennis, Volleyball

Other info

Total students: 404
Start time: 8:15am
End time: 2:35pm
Grades 2018: 6 to 12
Final grades: 6 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP U.S. History
Additional info: College Trips; Community School; Community Service Expected; Dress Code; Extended Day Program; Extended Day Program (Tutoring); Health Center; Internships; Online Grading System; Saturday Programs; Student Parent Orientation; Summer Bridge Program; Summer Orientation; Uniform

School accessibility description: 2

More info

Borough: Bronx
NTA: Soundview-Castle Hill-Clason Point-Harding Park
Neighborhood: Castle Hill-Clason Point
Campus name: Adlai E. Stevenson Educational Campus
School Number: X450
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 9
Council district: 18
Census tract: 16
BIN: 2022205
BBL: 2036040039

About Antonia Pantoja Preparatory Academy: A College Board School


Address: 1980 Lafayette Avenue, Bronx NY 10473
Latitude: 40.82229
Longitude: -73.856167
Phone number: 718-824-3152
Fax number: 718-824-3543
School email: [email protected]
Subway: N/A
Bus: Bx22, Bx27, Bx36, Bx39, Bx5, BxM8

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Balanced literacy program, regents preparatory classes, SAT preparatory classes, AP courses , restorative justice, emotional intelligence

iLearnNYC: Program for expanded online coursework and self-paced learning

YMCA after-school program for our middle school students, YMCA Rowe Scholars program, Saturday academy for music, regents prep, AP Saturday program

College tours, social action projects with an emphasis on community service; peace ambassadors

College Access promotes students success and post-secondary education, from college awareness to college readiness.

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