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Bronx Leadership Academy II High School

Overview written by the school: Our School's Mission is to 'Engage Minds, Develop Leaders, Explore Possibilities.' Our goal is to ensure we meet students at their level and improve their academic skills with rigorous curriculum to be college and career ready by graduation. This is coupled with supporting their social and emotional development where they can thrive in "life beyond high school" and find their sense of purpose and place in the community and world. We aim to build relationships and offer individualized educational opportunities that develop our students into leaders able to achieve their fullest potential in college and careers. In order to model the professionalism we believe essential for our students' success, all students at BLA II wear a school uniform.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 71% (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: 83% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 89% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 61% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 93% 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 II High School
Code: Y49A
Program description: Our school offers a full college pathway where students participate in rigorous curriculum, including college courses and electives in order to obtain the highest diploma option and to be best equipped with college and career ready skills. Our many partnerships afford students with individualized educational experiences in their exploration of abounding college, career, internship and community service opportunities. Students can participate in a full extended day and Saturday program.
Interest: Science & Math
Method: Ed. Opt.

Seats 9 GE: 86
Grade 9 GE filled flag: Y
Grade 9 GE applicants: 941
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 11
Seats 9 SWD: 22
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 270
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 12

Seats 10: Yes
Admissions priority 1: Priority to Bronx students or residents
Admissions priority 2: Then to New York City residents

Requirement 1: Attendance
Requirement 2: Standardized Test Scores: Average


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): Blue Engine, buildOn Community Service, Campus College Center, Center for Supportive Schools, Here to Here, Hostos College, i-Mentor, Mock Trial/Law, Montefiore, National Honor Society, Newspaper, Opening Act, Leadership Program - Cheerleading, Partnerships: AP for All, AP Elevate, PSAL, SAT Prep, Saturday School, Sports and Dinner, Student Council, Theater Program, Womens'/Men Empowerment, Yearbook, and additional school clubs as per student interest.
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, Cross Country, Football, Indoor Track, Soccer, 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: Basketball, Golf, Outdoor Track, Rugby, Soccer, 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: Golf
School Sports
Sports offered by the school outside PSAL (Public School Athletics League): Cheerleading
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data

Other info

Total students: 511
Start time: 8:25am
End time: 3:16pm

Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: French, Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Calculus AB, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Psychology, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP United States History
Additional info: College Trips; Community Service Expected; Dress Code; Extended Day Program; Extended Day Tutoring; Health Center; Internships Available; Online Grading System; Weekend Programs; Orientation; Summer Bridge; Summer Internships; Summer Orientation; Uniform

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

More info

Borough: Bronx
NTA: East Concourse-Concourse Village
Neighborhood: E. Concourse-Concourse Village
Campus name: Mott Haven Educational Campus
School Number: X790
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 204
Council district: 17
Census tract: 61
BIN: 2103486
BBL: 2024430078

About Bronx Leadership Academy II High School


Latitude: 40.82231
Longitude: -73.923829
Phone number: 718-292-7171
Fax number: 718-292-2355
School email: [email protected]
Subway lines near the school: 2, 4, 5 to 149th St-Grand Concourse; B, D to Yankee Stadium-161st St
Bus lines near the school: Bx1, Bx13, Bx15, Bx19, Bx2, Bx21, Bx32, Bx41, Bx41-SBS, Bx6, Bx6-SBS, BxM4

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Four years English, Math, Science, and Social Studies with additional teaching assistants (Blue Engine partner) in 10th grade ELA.

College Seminar classes for all students 9-12 in partnership with i-Mentor college partner provides students with college access/readiness/trips.

On- site Advanced Placement courses; off-site college courses, i-Mentor college partnership. We are an "AP for All" campus school.

Diverse elective courses include: Peer Mentoring, Creative Writing, Art, Dance/ Music, Internship, Community Service.

Summer Bridge Academy offered for incoming freshmen and Summer Internships for grades 10-12 through Genesys Works, Here to Here, Wildlife Conservation Society, and offer individual opportunities via varied and multiple school partnerships.

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