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Bronx Theatre High School

Overview written by the school: Bronx Theatre High School is partnered with Roundabout Theatre Company to offer students the opportunity to earn a Regents diploma with an arts endorsement by adopting the model of a theater company. Our students stage plays, musicals, and their own original works to explore the universal themes of human experience and acquire skills and knowledge to meet the learning standards as artist-at-work. Our program provides the college and career readiness skills for students to succeed on post-secondary setting. Teaching artist work with teachers to create ensemble for students to work together, learn together, and become strong contributors to society.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 81% (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: 78% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 63% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 48% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 81% 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: Theater Design and Technology
Code: X38A
Program description: Acting, set design, costume design and construction, sound and light design, and technology
Interest: Performing Arts
Method: Ed. Opt.

Seats 9 GE: 38
Grade 9 GE filled flag: N
Grade 9 GE applicants: 232
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 6
Seats 9 SWD: 9
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: N
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 62
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 7

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: Course Grades: English, Math, Science, Social Studies
Requirement 3: Standardized Test Scores: English Language Arts, 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): Activities: Staged Performances in our school's Black Box Theatre, Fashion Show, Aids Awareness, student run school clothing store, Blood Drive, Cancer Walk, Canned Food Drive, Chorus, Enchanted Garden, English Language Arts Enrichment Program, NHS (National Honor Society), Peer Mediation, Penny Harvest, Poetry Slam, Black History Month Performances, Advisory Door Contest, Senior Council, Stage Crew, Step Team, Student Producers, Video Production, Yearbook, Black Pearl
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: 347
Start time: 8:40am
End time: 3:00pm

Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: French, Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP United States History
Additional info: College Trips; Extended Day Program; Health Center; Online Grading System; Saturday Programs; Student Parent Orientation; Summer Bridge Program

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 Theatre High School


Latitude: 40.877105
Longitude: -73.912256
Phone number: 718-329-2902
Fax number: 718-329-0433
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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Theatre Arts Courses: Performance, Set Design, Costume Design, Lighting, Sound, and Playwriting

AP English Literature, A.P. Spanish Language, A.P. United States History, A.P. Living Environment, Advisory, Cuny College Now, chorus, improvisation,Roundabout Trips to Broadway Stages, math, science, social studies, english, Naviance, Kinvolved, School Messenger

Regents Prep classes, SAT prep classes, tutoring, P.M. school, college prep

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