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H.E.R.O. High (Health, Education, and Research Occupations High School)

Overview written by the school: At HERO High, students learn how to save lives and serve their communities by preparing for a career as a registered nurse or community health worker. Students take college classes starting in 10th grade and can earn a two-year Associate Degree with help from a small school environment. Our academic program prepares every student to succeed in college and career through hands-on, real-world problem solving, advanced work in math and science, and challenging reading and writing tasks in every class. Start your technical training early through internships in clinical nursing and community health work. Sometimes even heroes need extra help, so we offer tutoring in every subject area.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 75% (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: 85.000002% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 75.999999% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 66.000003% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 80.000001% 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: HERO High (Health, Education, and Research Occupations High School)
Code: X37A
Program description: Students may take up to six years to complete their high school program which includes earning an Associate degree (or up to two years of college credit) and participating in internships.
Interest: Health Professions
Method: Ed. Opt.

Seats 9 GE: 85
Grade 9 GE filled flag: Y
Grade 9 GE applicants: 636
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 7
Seats 9 SWD: 23
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 152
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 7

Seats 10: 1
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, Outdoor Track
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, Indoor Track, Softball
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: 532
Start time: 8:25am
End time: 3:15pm

Final grades: 9 to 14

Language classes: Spanish

Additional info: 10th Grade Seats Available,Career and Technical Education (CTE),College Trips,Early College,Extended Day Tutoring,Internships Available,Online Grading System,Orientation,Summer Bridge,Summer Internships,Weekend Programs

Ptech: 1
Earlycollege: 1

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

More info

Borough: Bronx
NTA: Mott Haven-Port Morris
Neighborhood: Mott Haven-Port Morris

School Number: X655
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 201
Council district: 8
Census tract: 35
BIN: 2003883
BBL: 2025760026

About H.E.R.O. High (Health, Education, and Research Occupations High School)


Address: 455 Southern Boulevard, Bronx NY 10455 (40.810671,-73.907528)
Latitude: 40.810803
Longitude: -73.907015
Phone number: 718-585-8013
Fax number: 718-585-8019
School email: [email protected]
Subway lines near the school: 2, 5 to Jackson Ave; 6 to East 143rd St-St Mary's St
Bus lines near the school: Bx17, Bx19, Bx33, Bx4, Bx4A

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Academic opportunities: 

Free two-year Associates degree in Applied Science in Nursing or Community Health Work

Early college classes available at HERO High or on the campus of our partner, Hostos Community College

Paid internships in nursing and community health; advisory and tutoring in every subject

Lots of electives, including Dance, Music, Visual Art, Food Studies, Hip-Hop, Honors Humanities, and Spanish Native Language Arts.

CTE program(s): Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training

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