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Belmont Preparatory High School

Overview written by the school: Belmont Preparatory High School was founded in 2002 for academically talented students. The curriculum is based in the humanities and uses an interdisciplinary approach to challenge our scholars in all subjects so that they are college and career-ready upon graduation. We have incorporated numerous activities and programs geared towards achieving these goals including: Six AP courses, CUNY College Now college courses, a full-time college advisor, SAT Prep for juniors and seniors, partnerships with Fordham University, the opportunity to visit almost 100 elite colleges during and universities, PSAL athletics, and extensive student activities; International and Domestic Educational Excursions, and National Honor Society.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 82.999998% (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: 88.999999% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 81% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 75% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 87% 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: College and University Transitional Seminar
Code: X42A
Program description: Our early college awareness program helps students explore at an early age the academic, social, financial, and personal rewards of college and to address their areas of concern and build on their strengths. In order to facilitate our mission of college preparation, all juniors and seniors are invited to participate in SAT prep courses. A college advisor and guidance staff direct students from 9-12th grade in facilitating college awareness and understanding the application process.
Interest: Humanities & Interdisciplinary
Method: Screened

Seats 9 GE: 85
Grade 9 GE filled flag: Y
Grade 9 GE applicants: 1724
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 20
Seats 9 SWD: 23
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 353
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 15

Seats 10: 0
Admissions priority 1: Priority to Bronx students or residents
Admissions priority 2: Then to New York City residents


Extracurricular Activities
Extracurricular activities and clubs offered by the school that do not fall under one of the Sports categories (PSAL Sports or School Sports): No data
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, Swimming, 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, Cross Country, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Softball, 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
School Sports
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

Other info

Total students: 389
Start time: 8:15am
End time: 3:52pm

Final grades: 9 to 12

Language classes: Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP English Language and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP World History: Modern, AP Computer Science Principles, AP English Literature and Composition, AP United States History
Additional info: LYFE (Living For The Young Family Through Education)

School accessibility description: Partially Accessible

More info

Borough: Bronx
NTA: Belmont
Neighborhood: Belmont
Campus name: Theodore Roosevelt Educational Campus
School Number: X435
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 206
Council district: 15
Census tract: 387
BIN: 2011810
BBL: 2030590001

About Belmont Preparatory High School


Address: 500 East Fordham Road, Bronx NY 10458 (40.859466,-73.888625)
Latitude: 40.860043
Longitude: -73.888267
Phone number: 718-733-4559
Fax number: 718-295-3655
School email: [email protected]
Subway lines near the school: B, D to Fordham Rd
Bus lines near the school: Bx1, Bx12, Bx12-SBS, Bx15, Bx17, Bx19, Bx2, Bx22, Bx28, Bx34, Bx38, Bx41, Bx41-SBS, Bx9, BxM4

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Academic programs are humanities-based and aligned to Common Core standards which ensure that students are prepared for college and university life.

First-year students are given an additional team-taught science course designed to prepare them for their first Regents exam in Living Environment.

10th and 11th grade students visit select universities in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic. 11th and 12th grade students are provided SAT Prep classes.

Earn college credits through: College Now, AP US History, AP Environmental Science, AP English Literature, AP Spanish Literature, AP Computer Science, AP Calculus

Academic partnerships with Fordham Univ. Mentoring Latinas, College Bound @ Fordham, STEP with Bronx Community College, Fordham Univ. Summer Bridge

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