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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 allows students to earn industry accreditation in many different health fields: Certified Nursing Assistant; Personal Trainer; CPR/AED for Health Care Providers; Sports Nutrition Consultant; Home Health Aide. HOP also participates in the Single Shepherd Program which enables the school to provide students with extensive socio-emotional support. Full-time college counseling, in collaboration with NYU, ensures that students receive individualized support throughout their college application process.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 59% (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: 82% 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: 78% 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
Method: Ed. Opt.

Seats 9 GE: 60
Grade 9 GE filled flag: N
Grade 9 GE applicants: 365
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 6
Seats 9 SWD: 15
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: N
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 112
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 7

Seats 10: Yes
Admissions priority 1: Open to New York City residents

Requirement 1: Attendance
Requirement 2: Standardized Test Scores: English Language Arts, Math


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): Student Government, Chorus, Dance Team, Drama, Digital Photography, Fashion Club, National Honor Society/Arista, Recycling Club, CatRock Adventure Leadership Academy, Peer Tutoring, 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, 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): No data
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data

Other info

Total students: 497
Start time: 8:20am
End time: 2:40pm

Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: Japanese, Russian, Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP U.S. Government and Politics
Additional info: College Trips; Dress Code; Extended Day Program; Health Center; Online Grading System; Saturday Programs; Student Parent Orientation; Summer Bridge Program; Summer Internships; Summer Orientation; Uniform; 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
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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Academic opportunities: 

Home Health Aide certifications, Certified Nursing Assistant Certification, Billing and Coding, Radiology Technician, Phlebotomist certification

Forensic Program Programs in Personal Trainer Certification, Sports Nutrition Consultant Certification, CPR/AED for health care providers

Internships in Health-Related Careers, PENCIL Internships, Department of Aging Partnership

College Bound Initiative

Diverse Art Program: Dance, Visual Arts, Artistic Textiles, Chorus, Film and Media, Drama

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