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Bronx Bridges High School

Overview written by the school: Our school is designed for English Language Learners, including students whose native language is Bengali, Arabic, French, or Spanish. At Bronx Bridges High School, all teachers and staff work closely with students to achieve their academic goals and explore their interests and passions. Our students' cultural and linguistic backgrounds are an integral part of their academic work. We are committed to assisting students in maintaining the richness of their personal histories and providing them with a sense of their place in the greater community. Capstone Projects are an integral part of our curricula. Our graduates are prepared to meet the challenging demands of a college education and ready to succeed in a 21st century workplace.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 71% (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: 82% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 76% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 37% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 83% 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 Bridges High School
Code: Y47A

Interest: Humanities & Interdisciplinary
Method: Screened: Language

Seats 9 GE: 65
Grade 9 GE filled flag: N
Grade 9 GE applicants: 207
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 3
Seats 9 SWD: 16
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: N
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 46
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 3
Eligibility: Open only to New York City residents who are English Language Learners (ELL)

Seats 10: No
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: No data
PSAL Sports Girls
Female PSAL (Public School Athletics League) sports offered at the school, listed under Extracurricular Activities and Clubs in the HS Directory: No data
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: Table Tennis
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: 329
Start time: 8am
End time: 3:45pm

Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language; Transitional Bilingual Education: Spanish
Language classes: Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP English Literature and Composition, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP Spanish Literature and Culture, AP United States History, AP World History: Modern

School accessibility description: Partially Accessible

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: 209
Council district: 18
Census tract: 16
BIN: 2022205
BBL: 2036040039

About Bronx Bridges High School


Address: 1980 LAFAYETTE AVENUE, BRONX NY 10473
Latitude: 40.82229
Longitude: -73.856167
Phone number: 718-829-2984
Fax number: 718-829-2987
School email: [email protected]
Subway lines near the school: N/A
Bus lines near the school: Bx22, Bx27, Bx36, Bx39, Bx5, BxM8

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Academic opportunities: 

College Now courses through Monroe College and Bronx Community College; geriatric career development

Small advisory groups led by a faculty mentor

Supportive classroom environments with a focus on language acquisition

Academic and career planning starting in the ninth grade

Career and college explorations including college visits; Available tutoring

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