Graduation Rate: 88% (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: 85.000002% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 89.999998% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 81% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 94% 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: 2190
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 51
Seats 9 SWD: 11
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 493
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 45
Seats 10: 0
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): NYU Mini Meds, KAPPA Student Government Organization (SGO), Mentoring in Medicine, KAPPA Dance Team, Global Student Alliance (GSA), KAPPA Art Club, KAPPA Peer Mentoring, Junior Reserve Officers' Training Corps (JROTC), KAPPA Beats, KAPPA Green Team, Rock Band, Cat Rock Youth Leadership Academy, Montefiore Clinic Internship, RockEDU at Rockefeller University, Rockefeller University's LAB Jumpstart Program, Bronx Institute GEAR UP, After School Program at the American Museum of Natural History, Fordham University Instep Program, Center for Urban Pedagogy Program, Woodland Ecology Research Mentorship, College Now at Bronx Community College, Bronx Community College STEP Program, NYC Ladders for Leaders, Scales of Justice Academy Incorporated Program, Madison Square Boys and Girls Club, GENESYS Works, SALTZ and SRMP Internship at the American Museum of Natural History, NYC Botanical Garden, Architect, Constuction, Engineering Internship (ACE), Edgar Allen Poe Visiting Center Internship, Wildlife Conservation Society at the Bronx Zoo Internship, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP Internship, Enrichment Opportunities (SAT Regents Prep, College Trips, Library Internship), Capital One Internship, Ice Skating Club, KAPPA Outdoors 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, 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): Intramural Basketball, Intramural Flag Football
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data
Total students: 421
Start time: 8:25am
End time: 3:35pm
Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: Transitional Bilingual Education: Spanish
Language classes: French, Spanish
Additional info: College Trips,Community Service Expected,Health Center,Internship Expected,Internships Available,LYFE (Living For The Young Family Through Education),Online Grading System,Orientation,Summer Orientation,Uniform,Weekend Programs
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 (40.859466,-73.888625)
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