Graduation Rate: 73% (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% 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: 61% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 65% students feel safe in the hallways, bathrooms, locker room and cafeteria. (Student opinions on school safety, as reported on the NYC School Survey.)
Program 1: HERO High (Health, Education, and Research Occupations High School)
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: 86
Grade 9 GE filled flag: Y
Grade 9 GE applicants: 763
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 9
Seats 9 SWD: 22
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 196
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 9
Seats 10: Yes
Admissions priority 1: Priority to Bronx students or residents
Admissions priority 2: Then to New York City residents
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
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
Total students: 530
Start time: 8:30am
End time: 3:03pm
Final grades: 9 to 14
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: Spanish
School accessibility description: Partially Accessible
Flag for schools that offer 10th grade seats: Y
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
About H.E.R.O. High (Health, Education, and Research Occupations High School)
Address: 455 SOUTHERN BOULEVARD, BRONX NY 10455
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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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