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Kingsbridge International High School

Overview written by the school: The Kingsbridge International High School community, comprised of new arrivals from various countries, works together to develop and promote academics alongside English language acquisition. By collaborating with parents, Affinity, and CUNY we provide motivation and support as students evolve towards self-advocacy. We respect and celebrate multiculturalism while fostering cognitive and social-emotional development necessary for students to become independent, self-sufficient adults prepared for college and career.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 52% (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: 86% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 68% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 34% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 83% 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: Kingsbridge International High School
Code: X86R
Program description: New arrivals to the United States (within the last four years) will receive a well-rounded education with English Language development as the focus in all classes. Coursework will prepare students to be successful in college and beyond, training students to work collaboratively with their peers in a hands-on approach to learning.
Interest: Humanities & Interdisciplinary
Method: Screened: Language

Seats 9 GE: 86
Grade 9 GE filled flag: N
Grade 9 GE applicants: 285
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 3
Seats 9 SWD: 22
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: N
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 33
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 2
Eligibility: Open only to New York City residents who have lived in the United States four years or fewer at the time of admission to high school and whose home language is not English

Seats 10: No

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, Basketball Club, Swimming Club, Chess Club, Culture Club, Drama and Musical Theater through Opening Act, Field Trips to Philadelphia and Washington D.C., Free Summer Bridge program for incoming 9th graders, Homework Help, Music Production Club, Peer Mentoring, Recycle-a-Bicycle Club, Robotics Club, SAT Prep through Lehman College and Fordham University, School Leadership Club, Senior Committee, Stoked Skateboarding Club and Student Council
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): No data
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data

Other info

Total students: 491
Start time: 8:00am
End time: 2:45pm

Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Computer Science Principles, AP English Language and Composition, AP Psychology, AP Spanish Language and Culture
Additional info: College Trips; Extended Day Program; Extended Day Tutoring; Health Center; Internships Available; Online Grading System; Weekend Programs; Summer Bridge; Summer Orientation; Uniform

International: 1

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 Kingsbridge International High School

Contacts

Address: 2780 RESERVOIR AVENUE, BRONX NY 10468
Latitude: 40.870293
Longitude: -73.898309
Phone number: 718-329-8580
Fax number: 718-329-8582
School email: [email protected]
Website: https://www.schools.nyc.gov/schools/X268
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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District Borough Number: 
10X268
Academic opportunities: 

English Language development in all subject areas, with additional small-group English Language instruction.

Numerous college-accredited courses in a variety of subject areas in partnership with Lehman College and Monroe College.

Extensive after-school and Saturday academy for English Language supports, tutoring, and enrichment, including counseling and college preparation.

Coursework focuses on collaborative group work and project-based instruction.

Advanced Regents Diploma program, with elective coursework offered in visual arts, forensics, psychology, creative writing, and statistics.

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