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Bronx Health Sciences High School

Overview written by the school: Bronx Health Sciences High School is designed for students to explore the health sciences and related health career opportunities. Our young adults are equipped with the necessary literacy and scientific problem solving skills that enable them to become life-long learners while gaining a sense of personal and community responsibility. We emphasize literacy, character development, sensitivity, tolerance, and leadership as crucial components. Through partnerships with CUNY and Montefiore Medical Center, students are exposed to special programs and resources. Academic requirements include the completion of four years of science, math, health sciences, community service, internships, and a portfolio assessment.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 94% (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: 27% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 88% 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 Health Sciences High School
Code: X88X

Interest: Health Professions
Method: Ed. Opt.

Seats 9 GE: 86
Grade 9 GE filled flag: Y
Grade 9 GE applicants: 1316
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 15
Seats 9 SWD: 22
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: N
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 209
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 10

Seats 10: No
Admissions priority 1: Priority to Bronx students or residents
Admissions priority 2: Then to New York City residents

Requirement 1: Attendance
Requirement 2: Punctuality
Requirement 3: Course Grades: English, Math, Science, Social Studies
Standardized Test Scores: English Language Arts, Math

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): After-School/Saturday Tutoring Programs, Community Service, Council for Unity, National Honor Society, Newsletter, Science, Science and Health Fairs, Student Government, Student Leadership Team
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, Cross Country, Football, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, 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, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, 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: 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: 295
Start time: 8:00am
End time: 2:20pm

Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP United States History
Additional info: College Trips; Extended Day Program; Health Center; Student Parent Orientation; Summer Bridge Program; Summer Internships; Uniform

School accessibility description: Partially Accessible

More info

Borough: Bronx
NTA: Co-op City
Neighborhood: Co-op City
Campus name: Harry S Truman Educational Campus
School Number: X455
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 210
Council district: 12
Census tract: 46201
BIN: 2116159
BBL: 2051410150

About Bronx Health Sciences High School

Contacts

Address: 750 BAYCHESTER AVENUE, BRONX NY 10475
Latitude: 40.874091
Longitude: -73.833904
Phone number: 718-904-5450
Fax number: 718-904-5451
School email: [email protected]
Website: https://www.schools.nyc.gov/schools/X249
Subway lines near the school: 5 to Baychester Ave
Bus lines near the school: Bx12, Bx12-SBS, Bx23, Bx26, Bx28, Bx29, Bx30, Bx38, BxM7, Q50

Hotels near Bronx Health Sciences High School

District Borough Number: 
11X249
Academic opportunities: 

Academic portfolio required

Health-related research, literacy, externships

Problem-Based and Project-Based Interdisciplinary Learning and Research, Hospital Volunteer, Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA)

College advisory

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