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Collegiate Institute for Math and Science (CIMS)

Overview written by the school: Collegiate Institute for Math & Science offers a rounded educational program with a concentration in Mathematics and the Sciences. All students are expected to study four years of math and science in our Academy. We believe that the basis for all students' success is a function of their focus, commitment, and grit. Although our academic focus is on mathematics and science, we strive to meet the social and emotional needs of all students.
Diplomaendorsements: Math

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 86% (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: 89% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 75% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 71% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 73% 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: Collegiate Institute for Math and Science
Code: X29J
Program description: This program prepares scholars for success in colleges and careers focused on science and mathematics. In our core science and math sequence, scholars have access to at least 10 AP courses as well as Honors and electives focused on biology and computer science. Scholars will be equipped with a foundation of essential knowledge and skills critical to be career and college ready.
Interest: Science & Math
Method: Ed. Opt.

Seats 9 GE: 45
Grade 9 GE filled flag: Y
Grade 9 GE applicants: 3099
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 32
Seats 9 SWD: 7
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 446
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 19

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
Requirement 3: Standardized Test Scores: English Language Arts, Math

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): All academic and artistic extracurricular activities on the Christopher Columbus Campus are open to students including: Campus Bands-Pep, Concert & Jazz, Mentoring, Craft, Gaming, Robotics, Band/Poetry, Step/Dance clubs, Senior Council, Gender & Sexuality Alliance (GSA) Spectrum, Student Government Association, Theater Class, Young Men's and Young Women's Leadership Programs.
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): Basketball
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data

Other info

Total students: 607
Start time: 8:20am
End time: 2:40pm

Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Chemistry, AP Computer Science Principles, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Statistics, AP United States History, AP World History: Modern
Additional info: College Trips; Community Service Expected; Dress Code; Extended Day Tutoring; Health Center; Internships Available; Online Grading System; Weekend Programs; Orientation; Summer Bridge; Summer Internships; Summer Orientation

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

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 Collegiate Institute for Math and Science (CIMS)

Contacts

Address: 925 ASTOR AVENUE, BRONX NY 10469
Latitude: 40.859665
Longitude: -73.861006
Phone number: 718-944-3635
Fax number: 718-652-3525
School email: [email protected]
Website: www.cimsnyc.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 Collegiate Institute for Math and Science (CIMS)

District Borough Number: 
11X288
Academic opportunities: 

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

University of Vermont Programs, College Bound Initiative, Chappaqua Summer Scholarship program

Summer Bridge program for selected incoming 9th grade students, Teen Success Initiative (TSI), Young Men's & Young Women's Leadership

Prep 4 Success with NIDC, CUNY College Now program at Lehman College, Einstein Enrichment program

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