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Bronx High School for Law and Community Service

Overview paragraph: Our mission at Bronx High School for Law and Community Service is to support self-motivation, intellectual curiosity, and integrity. Graduates successfully achieve their goals in college, career, and beyond. We are a small high school with a four-year college and career plan. It is our belief that all people, regardless of their socioeconomic status or ethnic background, can make meaningful contributions to humanity by serving others. With the help of our partners, students are offered meaningful experiences in their chosen area of interest. Instagram: @principal_barakat, Facebook Alumni Page: You went to Bronx High School for Law & Community Service

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 85% of students graduate in four years.
Attendance Rate: 82% of students attendance.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 82% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 55% 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: Law Enforcement Academy
Code: X53A
Program description: Comprehensive four-year program that prepares students for collegiate studies in criminal justice as well as careers in law enforcement and emergency response. The program includes Honors and AP courses. Partnerships include Hogan-Lovells Law Firm, NYPD, FDNY, FBI, and The Justice Resource Center.
Interest: Law & Government
Method: Ed. Opt.

Offer Rate: -100% of offers went to this group
Seats 9 GE: 85
Grade 9 GE filled flag: Y
Grade 9 GE applicants: 1137
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 13
Seats 9 SWD: 23
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 277
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 12

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


Extracurricular activities: Alpha Phi Fem Club, Art Club, Book Club, Career Exploration Club, Dance Team, Drama Club, Film Club, Flag Football, Gaming Club, German Club, Intro to Latin Dance Club, Journalism Club, JROTC, LGBTQ Club, Men of Strength, Moot Court/Mock Trial, Neighborhood Helpers, Science Club, Soccer Club, Spanish Club, Tutoring in all subjects, Weight Training Club, Women of Strength, Work-Based Learning Opportunities, Yearbook/Senior Committee
Psal Sports Boys: Baseball, Basketball, Swimming, Volleyball
Psal Sports Girls: Basketball, Cross Country, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Softball, Volleyball

School sports: (NCAA Cleared) Intramural Sports: Basketball, Flag Football

Other info

Total students: 409
Start time: 8:15am
End time: 3:35pm
Grades 2018: 9 to 12
Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Calculus AB, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Spanish, AP U.S. History, AP World History
Additional info: College Trips; Community Service Expected; Dress Code; Extended Day Program; Extended Day Program (Tutoring); Health Center; Internships; LYFE program; Multi-Session School; Online Grading System; Saturday Programs; Student Parent Orientation; Summer Bridge Program; Summer Internships; Summer Orientation; Weekend Programs

School accessibility description: 1

More info

Borough: Bronx
NTA: Belmont
Neighborhood: Belmont
Campus name: Theodore Roosevelt Educational Campus
School Number: X435
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 6
Council district: 15
Census tract: 387
BIN: 2011810
BBL: 2030590001

About Bronx High School for Law and Community Service


Address: 500 East Fordham Road, Bronx NY 10458
Latitude: 40.860043
Longitude: -73.888267
Phone number: 718-733-5274
Fax number: 718-295-3631
School email: [email protected]
Subway: B, D to Fordham Rd
Bus: Bx1, Bx12, Bx12-SBS, Bx15, Bx17, Bx19, Bx2, Bx22, Bx28, Bx34, Bx38, Bx41, Bx41-SBS, Bx9, BxM4

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CTE program(s) in: Law and Law Enforcement

CUNY College Now, SAT preparation, AP, and Honors courses are included alongside forensic science, mock trial, moot court, criminology, and swimming

Internships: Capital One Bank, The Opportunity Network, Liberty Partnership Program, Yleana Leadership Academy

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