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The Bronx High School of Science

Overview written by the school: The Bronx High School of Science educates an academically gifted community of learners through a rigorous STEM curriculum. All academic disciplines are taught through the lens of inquiry to emphasize critical thinking and problem solving. The school cultivates a diverse community of lifelong learners who discover their passions through a collaborative and supportive network of students, educators and alumni. Drawing upon a long tradition of academic success, the Bronx High School of Science prepares students to flourish in the best colleges and universities, creating leaders and visionaries of the future. Included among the school's alumni are eight Nobel Prize winners and six Pulitzer Prize winners.
Diplomaendorsements: Math, Science

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 100% (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: 97% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 95% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 98% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 91% 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 High School of Science
Code: X89S
Program description: Admission to this Specialized High School is based solely on the score obtained on the Specialized High Schools Admission Test (SHSAT). Students should speak to their school counselors in the Fall to register for the SHSAT.
Interest: Science & Math
Method: Test

Seats 10: Yes
Admissions priority 1: Open to New York City residents who take the Specialized High Schools Admissions Test (SHSAT)

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: Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Fencing, Gymnastics, Handball, Indoor Track, Lacrosse, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Swimming, Table Tennis, 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: Badminton, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Fencing, Flag Football, Golf, Gymnastics, Handball, Indoor Track, Lacrosse, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Table Tennis, 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: Cricket, Golf
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: 3016
Start time: 8am
End time: 3:45pm

Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: French, Italian, Japanese, Latin, Mandarin, Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Art History, AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP Chinese Language and Culture, AP Comparative Government and Politics, AP Computer Science A, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP European History, AP French Language and Culture, AP Italian Language and Culture, AP Japanese Language and Culture, AP Latin, AP Macroeconomics, AP Microeconomics, AP Physics 1, AP Physics 2, AP Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism, AP Physics C: Mechanics, AP Psychology, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP Statistics, AP U.S. Government and Politics, AP United States History, AP World History: Modern

Specialized: 1

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

More info

Borough: Bronx
NTA: Van Cortlandt Village
Neighborhood: Van Cortlandt Village

School Number: X445

Community board: 207
Council district: 11
Census tract: 409
BIN: 2094706
BBL: 2032510201

About The Bronx High School of Science

Contacts

Address: 75 BRONX SCIENCE BOULEVARD, BRONX NY 10468
Latitude: 40.87759
Longitude: -73.89104
Phone number: 718-817-7700
Fax number: 718-733-7951
School email: [email protected]
Website: bxscience.edu
Subway lines near the school: 4 to Bedford Park Blvd-Lehman College
Bus lines near the school: Bx1, Bx10, Bx16, Bx2, Bx22, Bx26, Bx28, Bx3, Bx30, Bx38, BxM3, BxM4

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District Borough Number: 
10X445
Academic opportunities: 

Research Program, Post-AP Genetics, Post-AP Psychology, Quantum Mechanics, Quantitative Analysis, Linear Algebra, Multivariable Calculus, Math Team

Computer Science sequence including, Game Programming, App Development, Engineering sequence, Microbiology, Epidemiology, Horticulture

Nutritional Science, Animal Behavior with the Bronx Zoo, Astronomy (planetarium on-site), Forensic Science, Holocaust Studies, Digital Music

Digital Photography, Orchestra, Concert Band, Jazz Band, Chorus. All students take classes in research, writing, engineering, and computer science.

All students take guidance classes.

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