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Health Opportunities High School

Overview written by the school: Health Opportunities High School (HOP) provides students with exposure to a challenging curriculum that prepares students to pursue a wide range of health-related professions. A partnership with CUNY Hostos Community College as well as The New Jewish Home (GCD) allows students to earn industry accreditation in many different health fields such as Certified Nursing Assistant; Phlebotomy, Pharmacy Technician. HOP also participates in the Summer Youth Program where students are placed at the school to work during the summer as well as throughout the school year. We also offer Full-time college counseling, in collaboration with NYU, ensures that students receive individualized support throughout their college application process.
Diplomaendorsements: Math

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 60.000002% (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: 81.999999% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 74.000001% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 47% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 79.000002% 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: Health Opportunities High School
Code: X71A

Interest: Health Professions; Humanities & Interdisciplinary
Method: Ed. Opt.

Seats 9 GE: 59
Grade 9 GE filled flag: N
Grade 9 GE applicants: 331
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 6
Seats 9 SWD: 16
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 73
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 5

Seats 10: 1
Admissions priority 1: Open 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): Photography Club, Dance Club, Cat Rock, Chills, Recycling, GSA, Music/Choir, Science Club, Debate Club, Love Thyself , Boy 2 Men Video Gaming, NYPD Explorers, Year Book Club, Peer Tutoring Program, GCD Jewish Home, College Now, Internship 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, 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: 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: Stunt
School Sports
Sports offered by the school outside PSAL (Public School Athletics League): Cheerleading, Flag Football, Wrestling, Judo, Table Tennis
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data

Other info

Total students: 476
Start time: 8:20am
End time: 2:40pm

Final grades: 9 to 12

Language classes: French, Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Seminar, AP Computer Science Principles, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Spanish Literature and Culture, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP U.S. Government and Politics, AP Biology
Additional info: 10th Grade Seats Available,College Trips,Community School,Community Service Expected,Dress Code,Extended Day Credit Recovery,Extended Day Tutoring,Health Center,Internship Expected,Internships Available,Online Grading System,Orientation,Summer Bridge,Summer Internships,Summer Orientation,Weekend Programs

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

More info

Borough: Bronx
NTA: West Concourse
Neighborhood: West Concourse

School Number: X884
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 201
Council district: 8
Census tract: 63
BIN: 2001027
BBL: 2023440096

About Health Opportunities High School


Address: 350 Gerard Avenue, Bronx NY 10451 (40.815712,-73.92996)
Latitude: 40.815938
Longitude: -73.930386
Phone number: 718-401-1826
Fax number: 718-401-1632
School email: [email protected]
Subway lines near the school: 2 to 149th St-Grand Concourse; 3 to 145th St; 4, 5 to 138th St-Grand Concourse; 6 to 3rd Ave-138th St
Bus lines near the school: Bx1, Bx13, Bx15, Bx19, Bx2, Bx21, Bx32, Bx33, M1, M102, M7

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Advanced Placement courses

Instructional programs that support English Language Learners as well as Students with disabilities.

Languages other than English courses

Arts program with specialized teachers in Music and Dance

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