Graduation Rate: 74% (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: 88% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 81% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 57% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 77% 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: High School of Language and Innovation
Program description: All newcomer English Language Learners are prepared for college and given a full course load of English, history, math, science, and arts courses.
Interest: Humanities & Interdisciplinary
Method: Screened: Language
Seats 9 GE: 86
Grade 9 GE filled flag: N
Grade 9 GE applicants: 323
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 4
Seats 9 SWD: 22
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: N
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 36
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 2
Eligibility: Open only to NYC residents who are of limited English proficiency and have lived in the United States fewer than four years.
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): Art Club, Chess Club, College Trips, Community Service Club, Culture Club, Video Game Club, Graphic Design, Photography, SAT Prep, Student Government, Visual Arts and 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, Bowling, Football, Indoor Track, Lacrosse, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Tennis, Volleyball
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, Gymnastics, 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: 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: 379
Start time: 8:24am
End time: 2:44pm
Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: French, Korean, Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Calculus AB, AP English Language and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP U.S. Government and Politics
Additional info: College Trips; Extended Day Program; Health Center; Online Grading System; Saturday Programs; Student Parent Orientation; Summer Orientation; Weekend Programs
School accessibility description: Partially Accessible
Flag for schools that offer 10th grade seats: Y
Campus name: Christopher Columbus Educational Campus
School Number: X415
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 211
Council district: 13
Census tract: 324
About High School of Language and Innovation
Address: 925 ASTOR AVENUE, BRONX NY 10469
Phone number: 718-944-3625
Fax number: 718-944-3641
School email: [email protected]
Subway lines near the school: 2 to Allerton Ave; 5 to Pelham Parkway
Bus lines near the school: Bx12, Bx12-SBS, Bx26, Bx39, Bx8, BxM11
Hotels near High School of Language and Innovation
English Language Learner support: After-school and Saturday tutoring, Regents preparation, and extra English as a New Language classes.
Trips & Activities: Staff-student sports tournaments, cultural food nights, field trips to cultural and historic sites in New York City and beyond.
Elective Classes: Graphic Design, Photography, Art, Writing, Computer Science
College Applications: College counselors provide support throughout the college application and financial aid process.
Elective Classes: Graphic Design, Technology, Tae Kwon Do, Photography, Art, Writing, Computer Science