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Bronx Studio School for Writers and Artists

Overview written by the school: Our mission is to educate, empower and embolden our students, school and community. Our faculty and partners work tirelessly to ensure that our school is a learning environment open to all students, regardless of academic ability, and that every student is prepared for college and the world beyond. We value academic challenge, social justice, individualization, and high-quality teaching.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 74% (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: 85% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 74% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 57% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 77% 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 Studio School for Writers and Artists
Code: Y28A

Interest: Humanities & Interdisciplinary
Method: Ed. Opt.

Seats 9 GE: 27
Grade 9 GE filled flag: N
Grade 9 GE applicants: 483
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 18
Seats 9 SWD: 6
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: N
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 145
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 24

Seats 10: No
Admissions priority 1: Priority to continuing 8th graders
Admissions priority 2: Open to New York City residents

Requirement 1: Course Grades: English, Math, Science, Social Studies
Requirement 2: Standardized Test Scores: English Language Arts, Math
Requirement 3: Attendance and Punctuality

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): Activities Men of BSSWA, My Black is Beautiful, We Rise, Global Kids, Lyricist Lounge, Peer Mediation, SAT Prep, Student Council, Academic Clinic, Casita Maria, Theater, Gender & Sexuality Alliance (GSA), band, Regents Prep PSAL SPORTS - GIRLS Basketball, Rugby, Volleyball and Wrestling PSAL SPORTS - BOYS Basketball, Rugby, Soccer and Wrestling
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, Cross Country, Rugby, Soccer, 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, Cross Country, Rugby, 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: No data
School Sports
Sports offered by the school outside PSAL (Public School Athletics League): Basketball, Rugby, Volleyball, Soccer, Wrestling
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data

Other info

Total students: 645
Start time: 8:15am
End time: 2:35pm

Final grades: 6 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Drawing, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP United States History
Additional info: College Trips; Community School; Dress Code; Extended Day Program; Extended Day Tutoring; Internships Available; Online Grading System; Weekend Programs; Orientation; Summer Bridge

School accessibility description: Fully Accessible

More info

Borough: Bronx
NTA: Hunts Point
Neighborhood: Hunts Point

School Number: X392

Community board: 202
Council district: 17
Census tract: 89
BIN: 2116211
BBL: 2027230033

About Bronx Studio School for Writers and Artists

Contacts

Address: 928 SIMPSON STREET, BRONX NY 10459
Latitude: 40.820579
Longitude: -73.893128
Phone number: 718-893-5158
Fax number: 718-893-5982
School email: [email protected]
Website: www.bsswa.org
Subway lines near the school: 2, 5 to Simpson Street; 6 to Hunts Point Ave
Bus lines near the school: Bx11, Bx17, Bx19, Bx27, Bx35, Bx4, Bx46, Bx4A, Bx5, Bx6, Bx6-SBS

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District Borough Number: 
08X269
Academic opportunities: 

Character Development: advisory, career development/occupational studies, leadership elevate, peer group connection (PGC Leaders), global leadership

CUNY College Now, College Access for All, SEO, Bottom Line, CUNY LINCT, Summer College at NYU & Manhattan College, college trips

Art/Theater Courses: Theater & Production, Stage Craft, Visual Arts, Instrumental Music, Dance, Modern Dance, Mixed Media, Studio Art, Ceramics

English & History Elective Courses: Effective Writing, Creative Writing, History of Hip-Hop, and History Through Film

Science and Math Elective Courses- Forensics, Everyday Physics, Global Environment, Statistics, Financial Literacy

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