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High School for Teaching and the Professions

Overview written by the school: High School for Teaching and the Professions is a college and career readiness school that believes all kids can, and will, succeed in post secondary opportunities. We offer our students the opportunity to gain up to 15 college credits and an advanced regents diploma. We believe that the skills of teaching are transferrable to all professions and assist in leadership, organization, collaboration, public speaking, and critical thinking. Our community school model provides students and families with a hub for academic and emotional support to support the whole child.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 79% (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: 80% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 76% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 50% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 88% 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: Pre-Teaching and Virtual Enterprise
Code: X34A
Program description: Students are exposed to the foundational aspects of teaching via their advisory class and are then placed in various education tracks.
Interest: Teaching
Method: Ed. Opt.

Seats 9 GE: 86
Grade 9 GE filled flag: Y
Grade 9 GE applicants: 630
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 7
Seats 9 SWD: 10
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 155
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 16

Seats 10: No
Admissions priority 1: Priority to Bronx students or residents
Admissions priority 2: Then to New York City residents

Requirement 1: Attendance
Requirement 2: Course Grades: Average
Requirement 3: Standardized Test Scores: English Language Arts, Math


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): Book Club, Girls Inc, Ted Talk Club, Debate Club, Girl Scouts, Video Game Club, Chess, Girl Talk, Gender & Sexuality Alliance (GSA), Student Government, Educators Rising, Cooking Club
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, Handball, Outdoor Track, Soccer, 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, Softball, Swimming, Table 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): Baseball/Softball, Basketball, Cheerleading, Swimming, Volleyball
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data

Other info

Total students: 414
Start time: 8:19am
End time: 2:35pm

Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language; Transitional Bilingual Education: Spanish
Language classes: Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP Statistics, AP United States History
Additional info: College Trips; Community School; Community Service Expected; Dress Code; Extended Day Program; Extended Day Tutoring; Health Center; Internships Available; Online Grading System; Weekend Programs; Orientation; Summer Bridge

School accessibility description: Fully Accessible

More info

Borough: Bronx
NTA: Van Cortlandt Village
Neighborhood: Van Cortlandt Village
Campus name: Walton Educational Campus
School Number: X430
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 207
Council district: 11
Census tract: 409
BIN: 2015241
BBL: 2032470070

About High School for Teaching and the Professions


Address: 2780 RESERVOIR AVENUE, BRONX NY 10468
Latitude: 40.870293
Longitude: -73.898309
Phone number: 718-329-7380
Fax number: 718-329-7381
School email: [email protected]
Subway lines near the school: 4 to Kingsbridge Rd
Bus lines near the school: Bx1, Bx10, Bx12, Bx12-SBS, Bx2, Bx22, Bx26, Bx28, Bx3, Bx32, Bx34, Bx38, Bx9, BxM3, BxM4

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Academic opportunities: 

Advisory, Honors classes, Regents preparation, CUNY College Now, Pre-Teaching Academy, conflict resolution, internships

Advanced Regents Diploma

Bilingual Special Education

Ninth grade college prep, peer group connection, AVID, Saturday academies, grade recovery programs, sports & arts services

Summer School and Summer Enrichment for current students

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