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Bronx Early College Academy for Teaching & Learning

Overview written by the school: Bronx Early College Academy (BECA) meets the needs of highly motivated students by providing a school community and learning environment where every child can feel successful. BECA is an authorized International Baccalaureate (IB) World School offering the Diploma Program. We also offer a Career Technical Education (CTE) program in Computer Repair and Technology. Students participate in a range of activities such as community service, international and college trips, project-based learning intensives, clubs, and a film program. BECA offers a full-time, onsite Director of College Counseling with our partner The College Bound Initiative who supports students' and families' access to superior post-secondary college and career opportunities.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 87% (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: 91% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 55% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 67% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 80% 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: Pre-International Baccalaureate Diploma Honors Program
Code: Y36A
Program description: The IB Diploma Program is an internationally recognized, rigorous, and elite academic credential offering students superior access to competitive colleges and universities. Some requirements include four years of Mathematics, Sciences, Spanish, Community Service, and written research in special topics in addition to NYS graduation requirements. IB exams are given in May of Junior and Senior year. Students who complete the IB Diploma program may be eligible for an Advanced Regent Diploma.
Interest: Humanities & Interdisciplinary
Method: Screened

Seats 9 GE: 65
Grade 9 GE filled flag: Y
Grade 9 GE applicants: 793
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 12
Seats 9 SWD: 16
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 174
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 11

Seats 10: Yes
Admissions priority 1: Priority to continuing 8th graders
Admissions priority 2: Then to New York City residents

Requirement 1: Attendance
Requirement 2: Course Grades: Average (73-100)
Requirement 3: Standardized Test Scores: Average (2.0-4.5)

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: Basketball
PSAL Sports Girls
Female PSAL (Public School Athletics League) sports offered at the school, listed under Extracurricular Activities and Clubs in the HS Directory: Badminton, Basketball, 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: 510
Start time: 8am
End time: 3pm

Final grades: 6 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: Spanish

Additional info: Community School

School accessibility description: Not Accessible
Flag for schools that offer 10th grade seats: Y

More info

Borough: Bronx
NTA: East Concourse-Concourse Village
Neighborhood: E. Concourse-Concourse Village

School Number: X166
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 204
Council district: 16
Census tract: 18302
BIN: 2002497
BBL: 2024460043

About Bronx Early College Academy for Teaching & Learning

Contacts

Address: 250 EAST 164TH STREET, BRONX NY 10456
Latitude: 40.828696
Longitude: -73.917668
Phone number: 718-681-8287
Fax number: 718-681-8650
School email: [email protected]
Website: https://www.schools.nyc.gov/schools/X324
Subway lines near the school: 4 to Yankee Stadium-161st St; B, D to 167th St
Bus lines near the school: Bx1, Bx13, Bx2, Bx32, Bx35, Bx41, Bx41-SBS, Bx6, Bx6-SBS, BxM4

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District Borough Number: 
09X324
Academic opportunities: 

American Museum of Natural History Masters of Teaching Program in Earth and Space Science Partner School

Community School Partnership with Center for Supportive Schools

Beauty and Joy of Computing Program

College Bound Initiative Partner School

CTE program(s): Computer Repair

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