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Bronx Leadership Academy High School

Overview written by the school: The mission of Bronx Leadership Academy High School (BLA) is to educate our students to be committed to personal excellence and to improve the quality of life within their communities and society as a whole. This is accomplished by providing a program emphasizing values, education, service to the Bronx, and respect for individual differences and cultures.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 61% (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: 81% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 62% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 37% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 75% 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 Leadership Academy
Code: X73A
Program description: This program seeks to develop the critical-thinking skills of our students and expose them to issues involving ethics, justice and morality. We partner with the Justice Resource Center and law firms around the city to expand opportunities for our students to gain exposure to the legal profession (e.g., Moot Court competitions, Mock Trial competitions, law firm and court visits), and for scholarship opportunities.
Interest: Law & Government
Method: Ed. Opt.

Seats 9 GE: 121
Grade 9 GE filled flag: N
Grade 9 GE applicants: 534
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 4
Seats 9 SWD: 30
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: N
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 158
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 5

Seats 10: Yes
Admissions priority 1: Priority to Bronx students or residents
Admissions priority 2: Then 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: Basketball, 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, 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): No data
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data

Other info

Total students: 565
Start time: 8:40am
End time: 3:18pm

Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: Mandarin
Advancedplacement courses: AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP English Language and Composition, AP United States History
Additional info: Community School

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

More info

Borough: Bronx
NTA: Claremont-Bathgate
Neighborhood: Claremont-Bathgate

School Number: X876

Community board: 203
Council district: 15
Census tract: 165
BIN: 2094564
BBL: 2028980001

About Bronx Leadership Academy High School

Contacts

Address: 1710 WEBSTER AVENUE, BRONX NY 10457
Latitude: 40.843588
Longitude: -73.903236
Phone number: 718-299-4274
Fax number: 718-299-4707
School email: [email protected]
Website: bronxleadershipacademy.org
Subway lines near the school: B, D to 174-175th Sts
Bus lines near the school: Bx1, Bx11, Bx15, Bx17, Bx2, Bx32, Bx36, Bx40, Bx41, Bx41-SBS, Bx42, BxM4

Hotels near Bronx Leadership Academy High School

District Borough Number: 
09X525
Academic opportunities: 

Introduction to Law, Torts (Civil) Law, Criminal Law, Constitutional Law, Mock Trial Team, Moot Court Team

Saturday enrichment, public speaking classes, computer arts classes

High School Law Institute at NYU Law School and Columbia University Law School

Bronx District Attorney's Youth Trial Advocacy Program

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