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Bronx Academy of Health Careers

Overview written by the school: Our mission is to support students in becoming competent, self-confident, and responsible citizens who are ready to participate productively in our democratic society. As a college preparatory high school, we are committed to providing the best opportunities for academic and social growth for all of our students. In keeping with its health theme, BAHC exposes students to a variety of health professions to help them make informed career choices. Presently, BAHC is a CUNY College Now, College Access for All, and an Advanced Placement for All school! Students considering applying should excel in Math and Science. BAHC is a uniform school. Please visit our school website:

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 75% (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: 90% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 56% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 54% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 64% 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: Bronx Academy of Health Careers
Code: X22A
Program description: BAHC students must take four years of Science and Mathematics! Honor Programs and AP courses are offered to qualifying students. Students may begin taking college courses in the 10th grade through our CUNY College Now program. All students pursue an Advanced Regents Diploma. Student electives are in the math and sciences. Through our College Access for All program, our students have attended Princeton, NYC, and Fordham Univ. on full scholarships!
Interest: Health Professions
Method: Ed. Opt.

Seats 9 GE: 86
Grade 9 GE filled flag: Y
Grade 9 GE applicants: 1006
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 12
Seats 9 SWD: 22
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 219
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 10

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: Science
Requirement 3: Standardized Test Scores: English Language Arts, Math


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): Multicultural Events, Pep Rally, After School Beacon Program: Youth Council, SAT Prep, Sci. Club, SMART Girls, Dance Club, Cooking Club, Entrepreneur 101, Fashion 101, FlexNYC, Gamer's Choice, etc. PSAL SPORTS Baseball/Softball, Basketball, Football, Soccer, Swimming, Track/Cross Country & Volleyball PSAL SPORTS -GIRLS Basketball, Cross Country, Indoor/Outdoor Track, Softball, Swimming & Volleyball PSAL SPORTS -BOYS Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Indoor/Outdoor Track, Soccer & Swimming
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, Cross Country, Football, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Swimming
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, Swimming, 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): Baseball/Softball, Basketball, Football, Soccer, Swimming, Track/Cross Country, Volleyball
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data

Other info

Total students: 359
Start time: 8:12am
End time: 2:32pm

Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Biology, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP Psychology, AP Spanish Language and Culture
Additional info: College Trips; Dress Code; Extended Day Program; Health Center; Online Grading System; Saturday Programs; Student Parent Orientation; Summer Bridge Program; Summer Internships; Summer Orientation; Uniform; Weekend Programs

School accessibility description: Fully Accessible
Flag for schools that offer 10th grade seats: Y

More info

Borough: Bronx
NTA: Williamsbridge-Olinville
Neighborhood: Williamsbridge-Olinville
Campus name: Evander Childs Educational Campus
School Number: X425
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 212
Council district: 12
Census tract: 372
BIN: 2057045
BBL: 2046330040

About Bronx Academy of Health Careers


Address: 800 EAST GUN HILL ROAD, BRONX NY 10467
Latitude: 40.875953
Longitude: -73.86197
Phone number: 718-696-3340
Fax number: 718-696-3380
School email: [email protected]
Subway lines near the school: 2, 5 to Gun Hill Rd
Bus lines near the school: Bx28, Bx30, Bx38, Bx39, Bx41, Bx41-SBS, Bx8, BxM11

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Emphasis on Science and Math; College Now courses begin on 10th grade, AP for All, College Access for All, Honor's Program

CPR/First aid certification, Mentoring in Medicine, Peer Mediation Certification

Student academic services include PM and Saturday tutoring, SAT Prep, Google Classroom, I-Learn courses

School activities: career day, college fairs, parent summit, college workshops, FAFSA night, SUNY college trips, PSAL, and the Beacon Program

Partnerships with New Yorker's Against Gun Violence, NYC Commission of Human Rights, Community Word Project, World Vision, College Access for All, Montefiore Medical Center

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