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Bronx Career and College Preparatory High School

Overview written by the school: Our school couples relevant internship experiences with rigorous academic learning. Students learn to be prompt, prepared, positive, and productive and strive to embody our core principles as they develop responsibility, teamwork, and the resiliency needed to enter college and to exceed academic and industry-based standards. We provide our students small class size, advisory, internships, and quality college and career readiness instruction and training to ensure that 100% of students graduate prepared for college and careers. There is a strong culture that mirrors college and employment where students respect teachers, work hard, and arrive on time. We ensure that each student is cognitively engaged, fully valued, and fully heard.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 58% (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: 79% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 75% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 29% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 84% 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 Career and College Preparatory High School
Code: Y43A
Program description: The students are expected to complete core classes that require them to apply knowledge from one course to another. Career planning helps students to determine the classes and internship needed towards a career goal. All students are expected to challenge themselves with a minimum of at least one AP course prior to graduation. There is an expectation that our students give back to their community through various community service opportunities throughout the school year.
Interest: Humanities & Interdisciplinary
Method: Ed. Opt.

Seats 9 GE: 65
Grade 9 GE filled flag: N
Grade 9 GE applicants: 314
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 5
Seats 9 SWD: 16
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: N
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 112
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 7

Seats 10: Yes
Admissions priority 1: Open to New York City residents

Activities

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: 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: 268
Start time: 8am
End time: 2:20pm

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, AP United States History
Additional info: Community School

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

More info

Borough: Bronx
NTA: Longwood
Neighborhood: Longwood

School Number: X158
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 203
Council district: 16
Census tract: 131
BIN: 2004868
BBL: 2026710011

About Bronx Career and College Preparatory High School

Contacts

Address: 800 HOME STREET, BRONX NY 10456
Latitude: 40.827743
Longitude: -73.900105
Phone number: 718-542-4011
Fax number: 718-542-4377
School email: [email protected]
Website: bccprep.com
Subway lines near the school: 2, 5 to Intervale Ave
Bus lines near the school: Bx11, Bx15, Bx17, Bx19, Bx21, Bx27, Bx35, Bx4, Bx4A, Bx5, Bx6, Bx6-SBS

Hotels near Bronx Career and College Preparatory High School

District Borough Number: 
12X479
Academic opportunities: 

Summer orientation, college and career program, internships, AP for All, advisory program

Job opportunities, overnight college trips, career planning in the areas of medical, law, cooking, entrepreneurship, performing arts and computers.

We offer AP English courses, AP Environmental Science, and AP History courses.

All ninth grade students participate in an entrepreneurial program with BUILD. Students learn how to build a company/business from the ground, up.

We provide in class tutoring during the lesson for students in need of additional supports.

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