Graduation Rate: 92% (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: 85% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 87% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 66% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 90% 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: Knowledge and Power Preparatory Academy International High School
Program description: All scholars have the opportunity to take IB-level courses in all subjects. To earn an IB Diploma, scholars complete 150 hours of community service and a 4,000-word research paper in addition to taking IB exams. All courses are enhanced by an Experiential Learning focus which provides a real-world application of classroom learning. Additionally, performing and visual arts courses are available for both beginners and experienced artists and performers.
Interest: Humanities & Interdisciplinary
Method: Ed. Opt.
Seats 9 GE: 43
Grade 9 GE filled flag: Y
Grade 9 GE applicants: 2277
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 53
Seats 9 SWD: 11
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 454
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 41
Seats 10: No
Admissions priority 1: Open 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): 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, Swimming, 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, Cross Country, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Softball, 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: 464
Start time: 8:25am
End time: 2:45pm
Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language; Transitional Bilingual Education: Spanish
Language classes: French, Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Computer Science Principles
School accessibility description: Partially Accessible
Campus name: Theodore Roosevelt Educational Campus
School Number: X435
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 206
Council district: 15
Census tract: 387
About Knowledge and Power Preparatory Academy International High School (KAPPA)
Address: 500 EAST FORDHAM ROAD, BRONX NY 10458
Phone number: 718-933-1247
Fax number: 718-933-1568
School email: [email protected]
Subway lines near the school: B, D to Fordham Rd
Bus lines near the school: Bx1, Bx12, Bx12-SBS, Bx15, Bx17, Bx19, Bx2, Bx22, Bx28, Bx34, Bx38, Bx41, Bx41-SBS, Bx9, BxM4
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International Baccalaureate Program: IB scholars complete 150 hours of community service and a 4,000-word research paper in addition to IB exams.
Experiential Learning focus: Provides real-world application of classroom learning through visits to various locations in and near NYC
College & Career Readiness Programs: Partnerships include CUNY College Now, GEARUP, Kaplan SAT Prep & Co-Op Tech.
Performing & visual arts courses for both beginners and experienced artists and performers.
Doctors of Tomorrow Program: includes partnerships with NYU and Mentoring in Medicine