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Gotham Collaborative High School

Overview written by the school: Our mission is to create an equitable learning community that ensures each student has access to the resources and supports needed to reach their highest potential. Our vision is to engage students in productive struggle, where they will develop perseverance and critical thinking skills. Students will master these skills through multiple approaches and create meaningful post-secondary plans, guided by real-world experiences connected to their learning.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 64% (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: 80% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 77% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 34% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 81% 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: Gotham Collaborative
Code: X32A
Program description: Student-centered instruction emphasizes critical thinking and questioning, as well as building strong literacy skills. Students in 11th and 12th grade can elect to participate in an internship in a field related to their unique interests, ranging from medicine to culinary arts.
Interest: Humanities & Interdisciplinary
Method: Ed. Opt.

Seats 9 GE: 86
Grade 9 GE filled flag: N
Grade 9 GE applicants: 241
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 3
Seats 9 SWD: 22
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: N
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 102
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 5

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): Art Club, Cheerleading, Communications Team, Dance Club, Equality for All, Garden & Orchard, Gotham Guides, HerStory, Homework Help & Tutoring Services, Intramural Sports (basketball, soccer, softball), Learner's Permit Club, Math Club, National Honor Society, SAT Prep, School PBIS Store, Senior Committee, Stoked Longboarding, Student Council, Video Game Club, Weight Room, Yoga, Youth Court, Yearbook
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, Football, Outdoor Track, 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: Badminton, Basketball, Indoor 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): Baseball/Softball, Basketball, Football, Soccer, Track/Cross Country, Volleyball
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data

Other info

Total students: 532
Start time: 8:00am
End time: 3:00pm

Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Computer Science Principles
Additional info: College Trips; Extended Day Program; Health Center; Online Grading System; Saturday Programs; Summer Bridge Program

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

More info

Borough: Bronx
NTA: Soundview-Castle Hill-Clason Point-Harding Park
Neighborhood: Castle Hill-Clason Point
Campus name: Adlai E. Stevenson Educational Campus
School Number: X450
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 209
Council district: 18
Census tract: 16
BIN: 2022205
BBL: 2036040039

About Gotham Collaborative High School

Contacts

Address: 1980 LAFAYETTE AVENUE, BRONX NY 10473
Latitude: 40.82229
Longitude: -73.856167
Phone number: 718-597-1587
Fax number: 718-824-1663
School email: [email protected]
Website: gchs.nyc
Subway lines near the school: N/A
Bus lines near the school: Bx22, Bx27, Bx36, Bx39, Bx5, BxM8

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District Borough Number: 
08X452
Academic opportunities: 

Project-Based Learning: Internships, interdisciplinary courses, student presentations

Elective Courses: Photojournalism, Art Portfolio, Theater, Music (offerings change each term based on student survey)

Post-secondary Plans: College & Career Readiness Curriculum all 4 years; Internships

College Access: CUNY College Now, Monroe Early College Program, Monroe College Presidential Partnership School, Monroe College Dual Enrollment, AP

Supports: Advanced Literacy Support, Regents Prep, ENL Regents Prep, ENL after-school classes, tutoring (lunch and after school)

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