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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: 69.999999% (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: 82.999998% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 75% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 40.000001% 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: 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: 59
Grade 9 GE filled flag: N
Grade 9 GE applicants: 271
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 5
Seats 9 SWD: 16
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 89
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 6

Seats 10: 0
Admissions priority 1: Priority to Bronx students or residents
Admissions priority 2: Then to New York City residents


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): 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, 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): No data
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data

Other info

Total students: 328
Start time: 8:20am
End time: 2:40pm

Final grades: 9 to 12

Language classes: Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP English Literature and Composition, AP United States History, AP Environmental Science
Additional info: Career and Technical Education (CTE),College Trips,Community School,Extended Day Program,Health Center,Internships Available,Online Grading System,Orientation,Summer Bridge,Summer Orientation,Weekend Programs

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


Address: 965 Longwood Avenue, Bronx NY 10459 (40.817741,-73.897876)
Latitude: 40.817512
Longitude: -73.898212
Phone number: 718-860-1242
Fax number: 718-860-1934
School email: [email protected]
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

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Academic opportunities: 

CUNY Fast Track College Program beginning in 10th grade. All 10th grade scholars are eligible to earn 1 college credit during the Spring Term of their 10th grade year and earn up to 15 CUNY college credits before graduating.

Advance Placement Courses in various subjects

Syracuse Project Advance beginning Junior Year! 11th grade scholars can earn 3 college credits from Syracuse University

CTE program(s): Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia (NYSED-Approved), Legal Assistant/Paralegal

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