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Discovery High School

Overview written by the school: At Discovery, students are prepared for college and life after high school. Students learn how to reflect upon their own thinking and acquire the skills they need to be successful in the world of tomorrow. At our school, every student discovers and explores his or her potential. In addition to the strong emphasis on academics and preparation for college, Discovery emphasizes the importance of developing family-like bonds, both between the teachers and their students, and between the students themselves. Discovery strives to create a nurturing culture in which students enjoy learning and can be creative while maintaining healthy social bonds and relationships.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 85% (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: 88% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 60% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 50% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 82% 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: Discovery High School
Code: X39A
Program description: Arts-integrated academic program with a concentration in the creative and technical arts
Interest: Humanities & Interdisciplinary
Method: Open

Seats 9 GE: 86
Grade 9 GE filled flag: Y
Grade 9 GE applicants: 1147
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 13
Seats 9 SWD: 22
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 290
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 13

Seats 10: Yes
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): No data
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, Handball, 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, Bowling, Softball, Swimming, Table 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): No data
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data

Other info

Total students: 490
Start time: 8:45am
End time: 3:45pm

Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: Latin, Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP English Language and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP European History, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP United States History

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

More info

Borough: Bronx
NTA: Van Cortlandt Village
Neighborhood: Van Cortlandt Village
Campus name: Walton Educational Campus
School Number: X430
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 207
Council district: 11
Census tract: 409
BIN: 2015241
BBL: 2032470070

About Discovery High School

Contacts

Address: 2780 RESERVOIR AVENUE, BRONX NY 10468
Latitude: 40.870293
Longitude: -73.898309
Phone number: 718-733-3872
Fax number: 718-733-3621
School email: [email protected]
Website: https://www.schools.nyc.gov/schools/X549
Subway lines near the school: 4 to Kingsbridge Rd
Bus lines near the school: Bx1, Bx10, Bx12, Bx12-SBS, Bx2, Bx22, Bx26, Bx28, Bx3, Bx32, Bx34, Bx38, Bx9, BxM3, BxM4

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District Borough Number: 
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