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Longwood Preparatory Academy

Overview written by the school: Mission Statement (What we do, how we do it; our approach) We foster personal growth and academic success by learning and sharing ideas. Educators demonstrate determination, persistence, and academic curiosity by serving as facilitators in scholar's learning process. Scholars and educators are driven by the collaborative work of their peers and hold each other accountable. Families are empowered as school leaders and leveraged as experts of their children's' needs. Educators and school leaders collaboratively build career and college readiness curriculum for students and families. Scholars, educators, and families build trusting relationships to collaborate as equal partners in students' learning process.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 63% (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: 82% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 78% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 37% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 89% 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: Longwood Preparatory Academy
Code: X94A
Program description: Career and Technical Education classes (CTE) in Graphic Arts, Web Design and Multi-media. Freshman mentoring program, college trips and career exploration beginning in 9th grade.
Interest: Humanities & Interdisciplinary
Method: Ed. Opt.

Seats 9 GE: 60
Grade 9 GE filled flag: N
Grade 9 GE applicants: 356
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 6
Seats 9 SWD: 15
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 126
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 8

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: Standardized Test Scores: English Language Arts, Math
Requirement 3: Student Intake Required

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): After-School Tutoring, Art, Book, buildOn, CUNY College Now, Drumming Clubs, Good Shepherd's Services, Internships, LASO, Music, National Honors Society, Peer Group Connections, Regents Preparation, SAT/ACT Preparation, Saturday School, Senior Committee, Sports and Arts, Student Ambassadors, Student Government, Student Success Center, SWAG Mentorship, Therapeutic Crisis Intervention (TCI), Work-based learning opportunities for students in CTE classes
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, Wrestling
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, Softball
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: Stunt
School Sports
Sports offered by the school outside PSAL (Public School Athletics League): Boys and Girls Basketball, Softball, Baseball, Cheerleading, Stunt
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data

Other info

Total students: 342
Start time: 8:20am
End time: 3:50pm

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

School accessibility description: Not Accessible

More info

Borough: Bronx
NTA: Longwood
Neighborhood: Longwood

School Number: X039
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 202
Council district: 17
Census tract: 87
BIN: 2005616
BBL: 2027100001

About Longwood Preparatory Academy

Contacts

Address: 965 LONGWOOD AVENUE, BRONX NY 10459
Latitude: 40.817512
Longitude: -73.898212
Phone number: 718-860-1242
Fax number: 718-860-1934
School email: [email protected]
Website: www.longwoodprep.org
Subway lines near the school: 2, 5 to Prospect Ave; 6 to Longwood Ave
Bus lines near the school: Bx17, Bx19, Bx4, Bx46, Bx4A, Bx5, Bx6, Bx6-SBS

Hotels near Longwood Preparatory Academy

District Borough Number: 
08X530
Academic opportunities: 

College Prep Courses, Law, Justice and Cybersecurity Program+

CUNY College Now courses beginning in 11th grade

National Honor Society, On-site College Courses Through Monroe College, Academic Tutoring through Liberty Partners, Small Classes

Overnight College Trips, Online and Blended Learning Classes

Power Up, Coding, STEM, Teacher Artist Collaboration

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