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Claremont International High School

Overview written by the school: The mission of Claremont International High School is to build upon the diverse linguistic and cultural backgrounds of English Language Learners (ELLs) in New York City to create an academically stimulating and nurturing learning community that prepares students for success in college and beyond. Our students cultivate intellectual curiosity, advance critical-thinking skills, and develop empathy as global citizens through the integration of language and the arts in all classes. Students complete an internship during their junior year and have the opportunity to participate in CUNY College Now courses.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 67% (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: 84% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 87% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 38% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 79% 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: Claremont International High School
Code: Y64A

Interest: Humanities & Interdisciplinary
Method: Screened: Language

Seats 9 GE: 65
Grade 9 GE filled flag: N
Grade 9 GE applicants: 286
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 4
Seats 9 SWD: 16
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 48
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 3
Eligibility: Open only to New York City residents living in the United States four years or fewer who are English Language Learners per New York City Department of Education guidelines scoring at the Entering, Emerging or Transitioning levels on the NYSESLAT, NYSITELL, or LAB-R.

Seats 10: No


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): Community Service, Culture Clubs, Dance, French Language Program, Gender & Sexuality Alliance (GSA), Homework Help, Math Tutoring, Newsletter, Photography, Drama therapy, Student Government, Theater and Visual Arts
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, Soccer
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, Soccer, 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: Table Tennis
School Sports
Sports offered by the school outside PSAL (Public School Athletics League): Soccer, Volleyball, Baseball, Table Tennis, Basketball, Track
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data

Other info

Total students: 361
Start time: 8:40am
End time: 3:19pm

Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP Spanish Literature and Culture
Additional info: College Trips; Extended Day Program; Health Center; Saturday Programs
Bbat: 1
International: 1

School accessibility description: Partially Accessible

More info

Borough: Bronx
NTA: East Concourse-Concourse Village
Neighborhood: E. Concourse-Concourse Village
Campus name: William Howard Taft Educational Campus
School Number: X410
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 204
Council district: 16
Census tract: 225
BIN: 2007806
BBL: 2028170002

About Claremont International High School


Address: 240 EAST 172ND STREET, BRONX NY 10457
Latitude: 40.840422
Longitude: -73.91091
Phone number: 718-410-4001
Fax number: 718-410-4038
School email: [email protected]
Subway lines near the school: 4 to Mt Eden Ave; B, D to 170th St
Bus lines near the school: Bx1, Bx11, Bx15, Bx18, Bx2, Bx32, Bx35, Bx41, Bx41-SBS, BxM4

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Students complete Performance-Based Assessment Tasks (PBATs) as a replacement for some Regents exams.

Visual and performing arts electives

Advisory, Service Learning, CUNY College Now courses

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