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Bronx High School for Law and Community Service

Overview written by the school: 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: 92% (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: 82% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 88% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 66% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 85% 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.

Seats 9 GE: 86
Grade 9 GE filled flag: Y
Grade 9 GE applicants: 1588
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 18
Seats 9 SWD: 22
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 389
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 18

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

Requirement 1: Attendance


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): 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, Gender & Sexuality Alliance (GSA) 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
Male PSAL (Public School Athletics League) sports offered at the school, listed under Extracurricular Activities and Clubs in the HS Directory: Baseball, Basketball, Swimming, 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, Cross Country, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Softball, 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): Basketball, Football
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data

Other info

Total students: 402
Start time: 8:15am
End time: 3:30pm

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 Language and Culture, AP United States History, AP World History: Modern
Additional info: College Trips; Dress Code; Extended Day Program; Health Center; Online Grading System; Saturday Programs; Student Parent Orientation; Summer Bridge Program; Summer Internships; Summer Orientation; Weekend Programs

School accessibility description: Partially Accessible

More info

Borough: Bronx
NTA: Belmont
Neighborhood: Belmont
Campus name: Theodore Roosevelt Educational Campus
School Number: X435
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 206
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 lines near the school: B, D to Fordham Rd
Bus lines near the school: Bx1, Bx12, Bx12-SBS, Bx15, Bx17, Bx19, Bx2, Bx22, Bx28, Bx34, Bx38, Bx41, Bx41-SBS, Bx9, BxM4

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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

Futures and Options, Urban Ambassadors, Literacy Leaders, SEO Scholars, Fordham University

CTE program(s): Law Enforcement Academy

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