Graduation Rate: 73% (at the end of the school year before last, the percent of students who graduated "on time" by earning a diploma four years after they entered 9th grade).
Daily Attendance Rate: 84% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 65% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 61% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 73% students feel safe in the hallways, bathrooms, locker room and cafeteria. (Student opinions on school safety, as reported on the NYC School Survey.)
Program 1: Science
Program description: Students are programmed to also attend a July summer STEM program.
Interest: Science & Math
Method: Ed. Opt.
Seats 9 GE: 94
Grade 9 GE filled flag: Y
Grade 9 GE applicants: 1124
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 12
Seats 9 SWD: 24
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 264
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 11
Seats 10: Yes
Admissions priority 1: Priority to Bronx students or residents
Admissions priority 2: Then to New York City residents
Requirement 1: Attendance
Requirement 2: Course Grades: English, Math, Science, Social Studies
Requirement 3: Standardized Test Scores: English Language Arts, Math
Extracurricular activities and clubs offered by the school that do not fall under one of the Sports categories (PSAL Sports or School Sports): ACA activities: College Field Trips, Concert Band, Hostos Sponsored After-School Science Program, Jazz Band, Leadership, Lunch Time Tutoring Program, National Honor Society, Ninth & Tenth Grade After-School Program, School Leadership Team
PSAL Sports Boys
Male PSAL (Public School Athletics League) sports offered at the school, listed under Extracurricular Activities and Clubs in the HS Directory: Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Football, Indoor Track, Lacrosse, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Tennis, Volleyball
PSAL Sports Girls
Female PSAL (Public School Athletics League) sports offered at the school, listed under Extracurricular Activities and Clubs in the HS Directory: Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Gymnastics, Indoor Track, Lacrosse, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Volleyball
PSAL Sports Coed
Co-ed PSAL (Public School Athletics League) sports offered at the school, listed under Extracurricular Activities and Clubs in the HS Directory: No data
Sports offered by the school outside PSAL (Public School Athletics League): No data
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data
Total students: 500
Start time: 8:20am
End time: 2:40pm
Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: Italian, Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Biology, AP Computer Science Principles, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Statistics, AP United States History
Additional info: College Trips; Dress Code; Extended Day Program; Health Center; Online Grading System; Saturday Programs; Student Parent Orientation; Summer Bridge Program; Uniform
School accessibility description: Partially Accessible
Flag for schools that offer 10th grade seats: Y
Campus name: Christopher Columbus Educational Campus
School Number: X415
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 211
Council district: 13
Census tract: 324
About Astor Collegiate Academy
Address: 925 ASTOR AVENUE, BRONX NY 10469
Phone number: 718-944-3418
Fax number: 718-944-3638
School email: [email protected]
Subway lines near the school: 2 to Allerton Ave; 5 to Pelham Parkway
Bus lines near the school: Bx12, Bx12-SBS, Bx26, Bx39, Bx8, BxM11
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Incoming 9th grade students are strongly encouraged to register for the July Summer STEM program.
All students are required to take four years of science and math classes. All students are required to wear PE uniform.
Students may be programmed into Advanced Placement (AP) and College Now classes beginning their sophomore year.
Elective courses are zoology, genetics, astronomy, forensics, introduction to statistics, financial literacy, human biology and microbiology.
Some College Now courses include DNA Detectives, Precalculus, Fundamentals of Sociology, General Psychology, Problems in Philosophy, and College Algebra.