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Bronxdale High School

Overview written by the school: Our school fosters a realistic, relevant, and hands-on educational experience for students. We use collaborative approaches that benefit students by teaching them skills they will need beyond high school, such as the ability to work in teams, solve multi-faceted problems, and apply what they learn in various settings. Our class sizes are approximately 22 students per academic course, and advisory sections have an average of 15 students each. We have an extended school day to provide structured time, individual attention, and other supports students may need to succeed, and have folded tutoring into the school day. Bronxdale helps each child develop the critical-thinking skills and habits of work necessary for success beyond high school.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 82% (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: 87% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 92% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 60% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 90% 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: Bronxdale High School
Code: Y53A
Program description: We are a college prep school that prepares students to think critically and solve problems using an inquiry-based model. We have the honor of being selected as a New York Performance Standards Consortium Pilot school. Our instructional approach immerses kids in real-world and relevant problems across courses that include Environmental Science, Science Research (3yr course), and Writing for the Real World, as well as traditional courses like calculus, chemistry, arts, and a range of APs.
Interest: Humanities & Interdisciplinary
Method: Open

Seats 9 GE: 90
Grade 9 GE filled flag: Y
Grade 9 GE applicants: 1343
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 15
Seats 9 SWD: 16
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 379
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 24

Seats 10: No
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): Girl Hack (girls in coding) Model UN Space Cadets (astronomy/astrology)
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, Football, Indoor Track, Lacrosse, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Tennis, 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, Bowling, Cross Country, Gymnastics, Indoor Track, Lacrosse, 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: No data
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: 459
Start time: 8:24am
End time: 2:44pm

Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP United States History
Additional info: College Trips; Community School; Dress Code; Extended Day Program; Health Center; Online Grading System; Saturday Programs; Summer Bridge Program; Summer Internships; Summer Orientation

School accessibility description: Partially Accessible

More info

Borough: Bronx
NTA: Bronxdale
Neighborhood: Bronxdale
Campus name: Christopher Columbus Educational Campus
School Number: X415
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 211
Council district: 13
Census tract: 324
BIN: 2050179
BBL: 2043580001

About Bronxdale High School

Contacts

Address: 925 ASTOR AVENUE, BRONX NY 10469
Latitude: 40.859665
Longitude: -73.861006
Phone number: 718-944-3655
Fax number: 718-944-3662
School email: [email protected]
Website: www.bronxdalehs.org
Subway lines near the school: 2 to Allerton Ave; 5 to Pelham Parkway
Bus lines near the school: Bx12, Bx12-SBS, Bx26, Bx39, Bx8, BxM11

Hotels near Bronxdale High School

District Borough Number: 
11X508
Academic opportunities: 

College Readiness: Performance Assessment pilot (PBAT); Albany science research; inquiry-based learning; capstones projects and socratic seminar

College and Career Planning: Institute for Student Achievement partner; College Bound Initiative; dedicated college counselor; internships & WBL

Restorative School & Student Support: advisory; support team; peer mentors; peer mediation; lunch clubs and after-school clubs, community school

Arts & Electives: Dance with endorsement; Visual and Graphic Arts; Drama Partnerships with organizations across NYC; Campus Band

Tech in every classroom: Google platform; SmartBoard, document camera, and laptops in every room; Coding and Gaming; One-to-one Sprint Hotspot phones

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