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Bronx Engineering and Technology Academy

Overview written by the school: Bronx Engineering and Technology Academy is a nurturing and challenging learning environment that supports students' ability to think critically, creatively, and collaboratively both inside and outside the engineering and technology fields. Engineering and technology is used as a lens through which everyday problems are analyzed, approached, and solved. It is our commitment to empower and prepare students to become technologically literate citizens with the skills necessary to succeed at the university level in any field of choice. Students are equipped with the knowledge, skills, and ethical values necessary to assume leadership roles in an increasingly global, technological, and culturally-diverse society.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 70% (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: 80% 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: 52% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 79% 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 Engineering & Technology Academy (BETA)
Code: X61X
Program description: BETA's New York State certified CTE architectural engineering program. Engineering and technology is used as a lens through which everyday problems are analyzed, approached, and solved. Students are required to complete four years of math, science, and technology. Students are required to earn a 75 or higher on the English Regents and a 70 or higher on the Math Regents.
Interest: Engineering
Method: Ed. Opt.

Seats 9 GE: 86
Grade 9 GE filled flag: N
Grade 9 GE applicants: 550
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 6
Seats 9 SWD: 22
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 176
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 8

Seats 10: Yes
Admissions priority 1: Priority to Bronx students or residents
Admissions priority 2: Then 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: Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Football, Gymnastics, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Volleyball
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, Flag Football, Golf, Gymnastics, Handball, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, 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: Golf, Stunt
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: 377
Start time: 8:15am
End time: 4:30pm

Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Calculus AB, AP Computer Science Principles, AP English Literature and Composition, AP United States History

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

More info

Borough: Bronx
NTA: Marble Hill-Inwood
Neighborhood: Spuyten Duyvil-Kingsbridge
Campus name: John F. Kennedy Educational Campus
School Number: X475
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 208
Council district: 10
Census tract: 309
BIN: 1064532
BBL: 1022150080

About Bronx Engineering and Technology Academy

Contacts

Address: 99 TERRACE VIEW AVENUE, BRONX NY 10463
Latitude: 40.877105
Longitude: -73.912256
Phone number: 718-563-6678
Fax number: 718-817-7698
School email: [email protected]
Website: betahs.com
Subway lines near the school: 1 to Marble Hill-225th St
Bus lines near the school: Bx1, Bx10, Bx2, Bx20, Bx7, Bx9, BxM1, BxM18, BxM2, M100

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District Borough Number: 
10X213
Academic opportunities: 

STEM School: Students are expected to complete four years of math, technology, and science as well as complete a Career and Financial Management Class.

Computer Science Academy option beginning in 10th grade: Three-year sequence concluding with AP Computer Science Processing; after-school option available.

College Readiness & Preparation expected: 75 on English Regents, 70 on Math Regents. All students participate in the College Access Advisory Program.

Internship Requirement for all Students: Some Internship partners are BUILD, Code Interactive, Pencil, ACE (Architecture/Construction/Engineering)

CTE program(s): Technology Education Pre-Engineering -PLTW

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