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Metropolitan High School, The

Overview written by the school: Metropolitan High School is a small learning community with the goal of preparing citizens for the future. Our team of dedicated teachers and staff are committed to creating a safe and nurturing environment where every student participates in engaging and invigorating instruction. We have a strict discipline code, community partnerships, and supportive staff to create a safe learning culture where all students can graduate with confidence knowing they can be successful beyond high school.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 58.999997% (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: 77.999997% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 51.999998% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 31.999999% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 73.000002% 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: The Metropolitan High School
Code: X77R

Interest: Humanities & Interdisciplinary
Method: Open

Seats 9 GE: 119
Grade 9 GE filled flag: N
Grade 9 GE applicants: 195
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 2
Seats 9 SWD: 28
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: N
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 43
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 2

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, Soccer
PSAL Sports Girls
Female PSAL (Public School Athletics League) sports offered at the school, listed under Extracurricular Activities and Clubs in the HS Directory: Badminton, Basketball, Soccer, 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: 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: 273
Start time: 8:20am
End time: 2:40pm

Final grades: 9 to 12

Language classes: Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP English Literature and Composition, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP United States History, AP Calculus AB, AP Environmental Science
Additional info: College Trips,Community School,Community Service Expected,Dress Code,Extended Day Credit Recovery,Extended Day Tutoring,Internships Available,Online Grading System,Orientation,Summer Bridge,Summer Internships,Summer Orientation,Weekend Programs

School accessibility description: Fully Accessible

More info

Borough: Bronx
NTA: Longwood
Neighborhood: Longwood

School Number: X099

Community board: 202
Council district: 17
Census tract: 131
BIN: 2005276
BBL: 2026920014

About Metropolitan High School, The


Address: 1180 Rev. J.A. Polite Avenue, Bronx NY 10459 (40.827539,-73.896925)
Latitude: 40.827315
Longitude: -73.897612
Phone number: 718-991-4634
Fax number: 718-542-7294
School email: [email protected]
Subway lines near the school: 2, 5 to Simpson St
Bus lines near the school: Bx11, Bx17, Bx19, Bx21, Bx27, Bx35, Bx4, Bx4A, Bx5, Bx6, Bx6-SBS

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