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Fordham Leadership Academy

Overview written by the school: At Fordham Leadership Academy, we cater to the whole child with our unwavering commitment to develop future leaders that are prepared for the challenges of the 21st century via academic excellence and character development. Fordham Leadership Academy creates opportunities for students to excel academically. At our school, all students looking to receive an academically challenging experience will participate in after-school internships, CUNY College Now, honors, Advanced Placement (AP), and SUNY Albany college-level opportunities.

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: 93% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 74% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 42% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 83% 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: College Preparatory and Leadership
Code: X52A
Program description: This is a college preparatory program that focuses on preparing students to become leaders in the fields of Science, Mathematics and the Humanities via our sequence of academically rigorous and college bound (college-credit bearing) courses. STEM pathways begin in grade 9. In addition to AP courses, our students will receive opportunities for on-site and off-site CUNY College Now courses taught by college professors, internships (some paid), and leadership instruction beginning in the 9th grade.
Interest: Humanities & Interdisciplinary
Method: Ed. Opt.

Seats 9 GE: 86
Grade 9 GE filled flag: Y
Grade 9 GE applicants: 1204
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 14
Seats 9 SWD: 22
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 309
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 14

Seats 10: No
Admissions priority 1: Priority to Bronx students or residents
Admissions priority 2: Then to New York City residents


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, Swimming, 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, Cross Country, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Softball, 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: 352
Start time: 7:30am
End time: 2:39pm

Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: American Sign Language, Japanese, Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Calculus AB, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP European History, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP United States History
Additional info: Community School

School accessibility description: Partially Accessible

More info

Borough: Bronx
NTA: Belmont
Neighborhood: Belmont
Campus name: Theodore Roosevelt Educational Campus
School Number: X435
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 206
Council district: 15
Census tract: 387
BIN: 2011810
BBL: 2030590001

About Fordham Leadership Academy


Address: 500 EAST FORDHAM ROAD, BRONX NY 10458
Latitude: 40.860043
Longitude: -73.888267
Phone number: 718-733-5024
Fax number: 718-295-3674
School email: [email protected]
Subway lines near the school: B, D to Fordham Rd
Bus lines near the school: Bx1, Bx12, Bx12-SBS, Bx15, Bx17, Bx19, Bx2, Bx22, Bx28, Bx34, Bx38, Bx41, Bx41-SBS, Bx9, BxM4

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Math: Honors, Pre-AP including Algebra II and Advanced Placement. Electives include: coding through Algebra, Chess, Computer Sci. and STEM pathways.

ELA: Honors, Pre-AP and Advanced Placement. Electives include: Journalism, Latino Studies, Joy of Writing, Book Club, and Mythology

Science: Honors, Pre-AP including Chemistry and Physics, and Advanced Placement. Electives include: Forensic Science and STEM pathways

Social Studies: Honors, Pre-AP and Advanced Placement. Electives include: History Through Film and Debate

College Now on-site courses by Monroe College and BCC Professors. NYU College Advising Partner School. Internships and mandatory community service.

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