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Bronx School of Law and Finance

Overview written by the school: The mission of our school is to provide students with the necessary skills to pursue employment and/or higher education through the introduction to careers in law and finance. Students are exposed to the world of finance and law through internships, mentoring, and fieldwork. Our curriculum is enriched under the leadership of our lead partner, the Barnard/Columbia Education program.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 77% (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: 80% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 71% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 69% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 74% 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 School of Law and Finance
Code: X28A
Program description: Students will be exposed to law and finance for their first two years. Students will select a major course of study for junior and senior years.
Interest: Law & Government
Method: Ed. Opt.

Seats 9 GE: 86
Grade 9 GE filled flag: Y
Grade 9 GE applicants: 569
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 7
Seats 9 SWD: 22
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 105
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

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


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): Art, Bronx 12 Quiz Bowl, Chess, Investment, Latin, Meditation, Mock Trial, Moot Court, Multicultural, Spanish, Student Council, Tutoring
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, Bowling, Cross Country, Football, Gymnastics, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, 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, Flag Football, Golf, Gymnastics, Handball, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, 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, Stunt
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: 369
Start time: 8:10am
End time: 2:20pm

Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: Latin, Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP English Language and Composition, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP Spanish Literature and Culture, AP Statistics, AP United States History
Additional info: College Trips; Health Center; Online Grading System; Student Parent Orientation; Summer Internships; Summer Orientation

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

More info

Borough: Bronx
NTA: Marble Hill-Inwood
Neighborhood: Spuyten Duyvil-Kingsbridge
Campus name: John F. Kennedy Educational Campus
School Number: X475
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 208
Council district: 10
Census tract: 309
BIN: 1064532
BBL: 1022150080

About Bronx School of Law and Finance


Latitude: 40.877105
Longitude: -73.912256
Phone number: 718-561-0113
Fax number: 718-561-0595
School email: [email protected]
Subway lines near the school: 1 to Marble Hill-225th St
Bus lines near the school: Bx1, Bx10, Bx2, Bx20, Bx7, Bx9, BxM1, BxM18, BxM2, M100

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iLearnNYC: Program for expanded online coursework and self-paced learning

Mentoring, Internships, Student Fieldwork, Federal Reserve Challenge, Moot Court, Mock Trial, Model UN

Academy of Finance, Law Academy, CUNY College Now

Field trips to Wall Street, law firms, and universities

CTE program(s): Academy of Finance, Law Academy/Legal Studies

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