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Bronx Collegiate Academy

Overview written by the school: The mission of Bronx Collegiate Academy (BCA) is to ensure that each student graduates prepared for the rigors of college. BCA is a small school that provides all students with the support and individual attention they need in order to achieve academic success.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 86% (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: 84% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 89% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 47% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 86% 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 Collegiate Academy
Code: X58X
Program description: Develop character and community awareness through a college preparatory curriculum. Rigorous instruction including college courses to provide our culturally and academically diverse student body with a well rounded, solid education.
Interest: Humanities & Interdisciplinary
Method: Ed. Opt.

Seats 9 GE: 76
Grade 9 GE filled flag: Y
Grade 9 GE applicants: 582
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 8
Seats 9 SWD: 19
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 153
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 8

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

Requirement 1: Attendance
Requirement 2: Punctuality
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): Anime, BCA Band, Community Service, Cosmetology, Culture Club, Dance, Future Project, Journalism, Mentoring Young Men, Photography, Robotics, Stripes of Love (GSA), Swimming, Video Game Club, YRAP
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, Bowling, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Volleyball, Wrestling
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, Flag Football, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Softball, Volleyball, Wrestling
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: Double Dutch
School Sports
Sports offered by the school outside PSAL (Public School Athletics League): Cheerleading
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data

Other info

Total students: 388
Start time: 8:20am
End time: 3:30pm

Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: American Sign Language, French, Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Human Geography, AP United States History
Additional info: College Trips; Community School; Community Service Expected; Dress Code; Extended Day Program; Extended Day Credit Recovery; Extended Day Tutoring; Health Center; Internship Expected; Internships Available; Multi-Session School; Online Grading System; Weekend Programs; Orientation; Summer Bridge; Summer Internships; Summer Orientation; Uniform

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

More info

Borough: Bronx
NTA: East Concourse-Concourse Village
Neighborhood: E. Concourse-Concourse Village
Campus name: William Howard Taft Educational Campus
School Number: X410
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 204
Council district: 16
Census tract: 225
BIN: 2007806
BBL: 2028170002

About Bronx Collegiate Academy


Address: 240 EAST 172ND STREET, BRONX NY 10457
Latitude: 40.840422
Longitude: -73.91091
Phone number: 718-410-4077
Fax number: 718-340-3659
School email: [email protected]
Subway lines near the school: 4 to Mt Eden Ave; B, D to 170th St
Bus lines near the school: Bx1, Bx11, Bx15, Bx18, Bx2, Bx32, Bx35, Bx41, Bx41-SBS, BxM4

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Honors Courses: English Language Arts, Chemistry, Government, Geometry, Algebra II & Trigonometry, Precalculus, Statistics, Psychology

Elective Courses: American Sign Language, History Through Film, SAT Prep, Art Technology, Economics, Business Math, Accounting

Annual camping trips, college planning, college trips, perfect attendance trips and prizes, opportunity to earn up to fifteen college credits, free Europe foreign exchange program

Morning and after-school tutoring, CUNY College Now, winter showcase, career day, SAT prep, Saturday academy, Food 4 Thought

CASA (Community, Arts, Studies, Achievement): a program for English as a New Language students of all levels; 7 SEAS (Social Emotional Academic Support)

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