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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.
Diplomaendorsements: NYS Seal of Biliteracy

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 100% (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: 100% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 100% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 100% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 100% 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: This is a school for students who are new to the United States and learning English for the first time.
Interest: Humanities & Interdisciplinary
Method: Screened: Language

Seats 9 GE: 85
Grade 9 GE filled flag: N
Grade 9 GE applicants: 213
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 3
Seats 9 SWD: 23
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: N
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 34
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 1
Eligibility: Open only to New York City residents who currently identify as English Language Learners (ELL) and who have lived in the continental United States fewer than four years.

Seats 10: 1
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): 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, 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: 366
Start time: 8:20am
End time: 2:40pm
Grades 2020: 9 to 12
Final grades: 9 to 12

Language classes: Arabic, French, Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Calculus AB, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP Environmental Science, AP U.S. Government and Politics
Additional info: 10th Grade Seats Available,College Trips,Extended Day Program,Health Center,Online Grading System,Orientation,Summer Orientation,Weekend Programs

International: 1

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

More info

Borough: X
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 (40.860443,-73.860729)
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 Support: All students are new immigrants so all classes focus on acquiring new English vocabulary.

Trips & Activities: Staff-student sports tournaments, cultural food nights, field trips to cultural and historic sites in New York City and beyond.

College Applications: College counselors provide support throughout the college application and financial aid process.

Extra Help: After school tutoring, Saturday school, and summer school for students who need extra help.

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