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Herbert H. Lehman High School

Overview written by the school: Herbert H. Lehman High School is committed to challenging, engaging and developing the minds of all of our students. Our classrooms are structured to stimulate student centered discussions where students formulate, ask and answer questions to seek deeper meaning of content. College and career support begins in the 9th grade and all students are supported to reach their goals. Students can challenge themselves by enrolling in honors courses, Advanced Placement (AP), SUNY and College Now courses. Additionally, we offer courses for those interested in traditional and digital arts, computer science and information technology. Lehman also offers extensive opportunities to participate in clubs, sports, community service and internships.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 57% (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: 86% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 84% 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: 73% 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: Computer Science/Information Technology Program
Code: X16A
Program description: Explore the world of Computer Science/Information Technology taught by instructors with real-world experience. Students can earn industry certifications in A+, Networking, Security, Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Premiere. Courses include Python, AP Computer Science Principles, computer repair, networking, Cisco, film production, digital photography, web development, audio engineering and digital music.
Interest: Computer Science & Technology
Method: Ed. Opt.

Seats 9 GE: 138
Grade 9 GE filled flag: N
Grade 9 GE applicants: 806
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 6
Seats 9 SWD: 34
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 263
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 8
Eligibility: Open only to Bronx students or residents

Seats 10: Yes

Requirement 1: Attendance
Requirement 2: Course Grades: Average
Requirement 3: 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): Anime, Gaming, Creative Writing, Student Council, Student Government, National Honor Society, Chess Club, Social Justice, Coding Initiative/Lehman College, Coffee House (Music and Spoken Word), Community Service, Dance, Digital Media, Guitar, Piano, Muslim Student Association, Forensic Program, Gender & Sexuality Alliance (GSA)/Spectrum, Law Team (Mock Trial/MOOT Court), Leadership Program, Opening Act Theatrical Program, Robotics Team and Zumba
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, Indoor Track, Lacrosse, Outdoor Track, Rugby, Soccer, Tennis, Wrestling
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, Cross Country, Flag Football, Indoor Track, Lacrosse, Outdoor 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: Cricket, Stunt
School Sports
Sports offered by the school outside PSAL (Public School Athletics League): Football, Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Flag Football, Indoor Track, Wrestling, Cricket, Rugby, Lacrosse, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Volleyball and Cheerleading
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data

Other info

Total students: 794
Start time: 8:15am
End time: 3:23pm

Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: Italian, Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Computer Science Principles, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Human Geography, AP Microeconomics, AP Psychology, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP Statistics
Additional info: College Trips; Community School; Extended Day Program; Health Center; Internships Available; Online Grading System; Weekend Programs; Orientation; Summer Bridge

Geoeligibility: Open only to Bronx students/residents
School accessibility description: Partially Accessible
Flag for schools that offer 10th grade seats: Y

More info

Borough: Bronx
NTA: Schuylerville-Throgs Neck-Edgewater Park
Neighborhood: Schuylerville-Throgs Neck
Campus name: Herbert H. Lehman Educational Campus
School Number: X405
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 210
Council district: 13
Census tract: 194
BIN: 2074045
BBL: 2053680001

About Herbert H. Lehman High School


Latitude: 40.840702
Longitude: -73.838545
Phone number: 718-904-4200
Fax number: 718-904-4235
School email: [email protected]
Subway lines near the school: 6 to Westchester Square-East Tremont Ave
Bus lines near the school: Bx21, Bx24, Bx31, Bx4, Bx40, Bx42, Bx4A, Bx8

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Academic opportunities: 

Video/Digital Media, Photography, Film Studies, Robotics

College Readiness: SUNY Albany UHS partnership for College Credit, SAT/PSAT prep, College Now

Computer Science Courses: Digital media (Photoshop/Adobe), digital photography, AP Computer Science Principles, Python and more

Eastside House community based organization, peer mediation, The Leadership Program, Explorers Club, Morningside Restorative Justice, college center

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