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Crotona International High School

Overview paragraph: Our mission is to partner with families and local organizations to serve English Language Learners who have recently immigrated to the United States from countries around the globe. Our graduates are prepared for success both in college and in careers in media & communications. Our school and classes are small; every student is known and supported to achieve. Staff and students work and learn collaboratively in heterogeneous groups. Students develop English language literacy and critical thinking skills by engaging in classroom projects, service learning, and internship programs. They learn to advocate for themselves and their families and to become active leaders in their communities.
Diplomaendorsements: CTE

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 63% of students graduate in four years.
Attendance Rate: 83% of students attendance.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 72% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 15% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 69% 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: Digital Media/Recording Entertainment Technology
Code: Y56A

Interest: Humanities & Interdisciplinary
Method: Screened: Language

Seats 9 GE: 64
Grade 9 GE filled flag: N
Grade 9 GE applicants: 134
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 2
Seats 9 SWD: 17
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 36
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 2
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

Activities

Psal Sports Boys: Baseball, Basketball
Psal Sports Girls: Softball, Volleyball

School sports: Soccer

Other info

Total students: 335
Start time: 8:30am
End time: 4:15pm
Grades 2018: 9 to 12
Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: Spanish

Additional info: Internships
Bbat: 1
International: 1

More info

Borough: Bronx
NTA: Belmont
Neighborhood: Belmont
Campus name: Grace Dodge Educational Campus
School Number: X660
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 6
Council district: 15
Census tract: 393
BIN: 2012887
BBL: 2031040007

About Crotona International High School

Contacts

Address: 2474 Crotona Avenue, Bronx NY 10458
Latitude: 40.855698
Longitude: -73.882715
Phone number: 718-561-8701
Fax number: 718-561-8707
School email: [email protected]
Website: crotonainternationalhs.org
Subway: N/A
Bus: Bx12, Bx12-SBS, Bx15, Bx17, Bx19, Bx22, Bx36, Bx9

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District Borough Number: 
10X524
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CTE program(s) in: Information Technology

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

CTE program sequences in Digital Media

Small classes that integrate academic content and English language development

Cooperative learning groups, project-based curriculum, portfolios, service learning, work-based internship opportunities, college trips, counseling