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High School of Computers and Technology

Overview written by the school: The High School of Computers and Technology provides an environment where students prepare for a career in the computer industry as they are building a foundation to further their education in college or a post-secondary technical school. Mutual respect, understanding, value for community, and a quest for knowledge serve as guiding principles for our students and staff. All instruction is interdisciplinary and hands-on, with project-based learning. Students will be able to obtain certification(s) in specific fields while earning a Regents diploma.

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: 87% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 75% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 52% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 74% 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: High School of Computers and Technology
Code: X01X
Program description: All students will complete a four-year sequence of computer repair and maintenance and will be required to complete exams in SkillUSA Computer Repair, and optional exams in IC3, A+ Computer Hardware and Software, and Network +.
Interest: Computer Science & Technology
Method: Ed. Opt.

Seats 9 GE: 120
Grade 9 GE filled flag: N
Grade 9 GE applicants: 756
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 6
Seats 9 SWD: 30
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: N
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 235
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 8

Seats 10: No
Admissions priority 1: Open to New York City residents

Requirement 1: We do not rank students for this program; all students will be selected randomly.


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, Cross Country, Football, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Swimming
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, Swimming, 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: 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: 542
Start time: 8:24am
End time: 2:40pm

Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: Japanese, Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Statistics, AP United States History
Additional info: College Trips; Dress Code; Extended Day Program; Health Center; Student Parent Orientation; Summer Bridge Program; Summer Internships; Summer Orientation; Uniform

School accessibility description: Fully Accessible

More info

Borough: Bronx
NTA: Williamsbridge-Olinville
Neighborhood: Williamsbridge-Olinville
Campus name: Evander Childs Educational Campus
School Number: X425
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 212
Council district: 12
Census tract: 372
BIN: 2057045
BBL: 2046330040

About High School of Computers and Technology


Address: 800 EAST GUN HILL ROAD, BRONX NY 10467
Latitude: 40.875953
Longitude: -73.86197
Phone number: 718-696-3930
Fax number: 718-696-3950
School email: [email protected]
Subway lines near the school: 2, 5 to Gun Hill Rd
Bus lines near the school: Bx28, Bx30, Bx38, Bx39, Bx41, Bx41-SBS, Bx8, BxM11

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Internet and Computing Core Certification (IC3), A+ Computer Repair, Network +, Senior Internship

CTE program(s): Computers & Technology

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