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Astor Collegiate Academy

Overview paragraph: Astor Collegiate Academy (ACA) is a college preparatory high school. Our focus on college begins in the summer STEM program prior to 9th grade and builds each year as students are given the opportunity to earn college credits through our Advanced Placement (AP) and CUNY College Now programs. Students are required to take a minimum of two advanced math courses, four years of science and earn a diploma with college readiness recognition. In the four years at Astor, students will develop and refine skills in critical thinking, inquiry, and collaborative approaches as they learn to self-advocate and take responsibility for their own learning. Socio-emotional habits are developed and sustained through advisory and college & career seminar courses each year.
Diplomaendorsements: Math, Science

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 80% of students graduate in four years.
Attendance Rate: 86% of students attendance.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 53% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 60% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 67% 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: Science
Code: X17B
Program description: Students are programmed to also attend a July summer STEM program.
Interest: Science & Math
Method: Ed. Opt.

Offer Rate: -100% of offers went to this group
Seats 9 GE: 93
Grade 9 GE filled flag: Y
Grade 9 GE applicants: 761
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 8
Seats 9 SWD: 25
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 172
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 7

Seats 10: Yes-5
Admissions priority 1: Priority to Bronx students or residents
Admissions priority 2: Then to New York City residents

Activities

Extracurricular activities: ACA activities: College Field Trips, Hostos Sponsored After-School Science Program, Leadership, Lunch Time Tutoring Program, National Honor Society, Ninth & Tenth Grade After-School Program, School Leadership Team, and Yearbook; Campus Activities: Acting, Concert Band, Jazz Band, Pep Band and 23 Sports team.
Psal Sports Boys: Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Football, Indoor Track, Lacrosse, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Tennis, Volleyball
Psal Sports Girls: Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Gymnastics, Indoor Track, Lacrosse, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Volleyball

School sports: NCAA Cleared

Other info

Total students: 476
Start time: 7:30am
End time: 3:53pm
Grades 2018: 9 to 12
Final grades: 9 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 Environmental Science
Additional info: College Trips; Dress Code; Extended Day Program; Extended Day Program (Tutoring); Health Center; Online Grading System; Saturday Programs; Student Parent Orientation; Summer Bridge Program; Uniform

School accessibility description: 2
School 10th seats: Y

More info

Borough: Bronx
NTA: Bronxdale
Neighborhood: Bronxdale
Campus name: Christopher Columbus Educational Campus
School Number: X415
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 11
Council district: 13
Census tract: 324
BIN: 2050179
BBL: 2043580001

About Astor Collegiate Academy

Contacts

Address: 925 Astor Avenue, Bronx NY 10469
Latitude: 40.859665
Longitude: -73.861006
Phone number: 718-944-3418
Fax number: 718-944-3638
School email: [email protected]
Website: astorcollegiate.com
Subway: 2 to Allerton Ave; 5 to Pelham Parkway
Bus: Bx12, Bx12-SBS, Bx26, Bx39, Bx8, BxM11

Hotels near Astor Collegiate Academy

District Borough Number: 
11X299
Academic opportunities: 

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 AP and CUNY College Now classes beginning their sophomore year.

Elective courses are zoology, genetics, astronomy, forensics, introduction to statistics, financial literacy, human biology and microbiology.

Some CUNY College Now courses include DNA Detectives, Precalculus, Fundamentals of Sociology, General Psychology, Problems in Philosophy, and College Algebra.

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