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High School of Language and Innovation

Overview written by the school: The High School of Language and Innovation is a school for newcomer immigrants. We seek students who value a diverse community and enjoy working with others. Our goal is to prepare students for college and careers in the United States. Math and English courses include small group instruction to help all students develop strong skills. Our school also offers college-level (Advanced Placement or AP) courses, including AP Environmental Science, AP English, AP Calculus, AP Government, and AP Spanish. Staff works closely with students to provide a supportive learning environment and to celebrate all students for who they are.

School Performance

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.)

Programs offered

Program 1: High School of Language and Innovation
Code: Y52A
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

Activities

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): 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
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: 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

International: 1

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

More info

Borough: Bronx
NTA: Bronxdale
Neighborhood: Bronxdale
Campus name: Christopher Columbus Educational Campus
School Number: X415
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 211
Council district: 13
Census tract: 324
BIN: 2050179
BBL: 2043580001

About High School of Language and Innovation

Contacts

Address: 925 ASTOR AVENUE, BRONX NY 10469
Latitude: 40.859665
Longitude: -73.861006
Phone number: 718-944-3625
Fax number: 718-944-3641
School email: [email protected]
Website: www.languageandinnovation.org
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

District Borough Number: 
11X509
Academic opportunities: 

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

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