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Bronx Latin

Overview written by the school: The Bronx Latin School is a college preparatory school for students in grades 6-12. We offer a rigorous program of arts and sciences and encourage serious scholarship, independent thought, and clarity of expression. We work to inspire students to achieve their personal best through collaboration, inclusion, and goal-setting in a supportive environment of high expectations. We believe every child has the right to an exemplary education. We strive to empower our students to thrive in and graduate from college and positively impact their communities.
Diplomaendorsements: Math

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: 89% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 78% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 73% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 89% 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 Latin
Code: Y35A
Program description: We are a college preparatory high school that believes a student's best preparation for college is a rigorous high school curriculum with four years of rich math and science instruction. Students are programmed with the expectation of obtaining an Advanced Regents diploma, and are encouraged to take AP courses. All students prepare for SATs through a rigorous self-study program with the goal of 100% of the student body attending four-year colleges after graduation.
Interest: Humanities & Interdisciplinary
Method: Ed. Opt.

Seats 9 GE: 31
Grade 9 GE filled flag: Y
Grade 9 GE applicants: 2431
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 78
Seats 9 SWD: 8
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 435
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 54

Seats 10: No
Admissions priority 1: Priority to continuing 8th graders
Admissions priority 2: Open 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: No data
PSAL Sports Girls
Female PSAL (Public School Athletics League) sports offered at the school, listed under Extracurricular Activities and Clubs in the HS Directory: Outdoor Track
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): No data
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data

Other info

Total students: 580
Start time: 8:15am
End time: 2:35pm

Final grades: 6 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: Latin, Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP Statistics, AP U.S. Government and Politics, AP United States History

School accessibility description: Fully Accessible

More info

Borough: Bronx
NTA: Longwood
Neighborhood: Longwood

School Number: X158
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 203
Council district: 16
Census tract: 131
BIN: 2004868
BBL: 2026710011

About Bronx Latin

Contacts

Address: 800 HOME STREET, BRONX NY 10456
Latitude: 40.827743
Longitude: -73.900105
Phone number: 718-991-6349
Fax number: 718-991-6627
School email: [email protected]
Website: bronxlatin.com
Subway lines near the school: 2, 5 to Intervale Ave
Bus lines near the school: Bx11, Bx15, Bx17, Bx19, Bx21, Bx27, Bx35, Bx4, Bx4A, Bx5, Bx6, Bx6-SBS

Hotels near Bronx Latin

District Borough Number: 
12X267
Academic opportunities: 

Bronx Latin has an academically rigorous curriculum for students who all take four years of math and science, with Socratic Seminars in all subjects.

Bronx Latin has an advisory program and a partnership with College Bound Initiative (CBI) guiding students through the college process.

Bronx Latin offers multiple opportunities for college credit attainment including AP classes & the College Now program offered through Lehman College.

Bronx Latin offers a lot of academic support through after-school tutoring, online math enrichment and test prep, Regents prep, and Saturday Academy.

Our college focus includes our CBI partnership, multiple college visits in all grades, and A-List SAT preparatory classes.

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