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Millennium Art Academy

Overview written by the school: Millennium Art Academy is a small, award-winning high school dedicated to fostering education through the arts. The school's exceptional visual and theater arts programs help students to develop creatively, emotionally, and intellectually. Students learn by doing, exploring, discovering, connecting, creating, discussing, debating, writing, revising, and sharing. Faculty and visiting artists work together, along with our school's nurturing support team, to provide students with the tools needed to become confident, morally responsible adults. Emphasis is placed on teaching students to be accountable for their learning choices, and actions. Our staff goes beyond the call of duty on a daily basis.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 77% (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: 84% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 82% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 51% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 83% 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: Millennium Art Academy
Code: X72A
Program description: We are all artists at heart! Students create works of art through drawing, painting and graphic design. Students interested in singing, dancing and acting will have the opportunity to be part of our theater arts program and perform in a variety of plays, musicals, talent and fashion shows.
Interest: Visual Art & Design
Method: Ed. Opt.

Seats 9 GE: 86
Grade 9 GE filled flag: Y
Grade 9 GE applicants: 696
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 8
Seats 9 SWD: 9
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 211
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 23

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

Requirement 1: Attendance
Requirement 2: Course Grades: Average
Requirement 3: Standardized Test Scores: English Language Arts, Math

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): Art Club, Book Writing, Broadway Shows, Community Volunteering, Cricket Club, Crochet, Drama, Ernst and Young Mentorship, Film Club, Girls Empowerment, Gardening, Internships, Lehman College Art Gallery Program, Gender & Sexuality Alliance (GSA) Committee, Lincoln Center Theater, Model UN, Mural Painting, National Honor Society, Nutrition, Peer Mediation, Photography, Poetry, Newspaper, Shakespeare, Songwriting, Student Ambassadors, Video Game, Student Government, Ukulele, Yoga, Good Shepherd Services, Phipps Neighborhoods
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, Football, Outdoor Track, 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, Indoor Track, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, 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
School Sports
Sports offered by the school outside PSAL (Public School Athletics League): Track/Cross Country
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data

Other info

Total students: 422
Start time: 8:15am
End time: 2:30pm

Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP 2-D Art and Design, AP Chemistry, AP Computer Science Principles, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition
Additional info: College Trips; Community Service Expected; Extended Day Credit Recovery; Extended Day Tutoring; Health Center; Internships Available; Online Grading System; Weekend Programs; Orientation; Summer Bridge; Summer Internships; Summer Orientation

School accessibility description: Partially Accessible
Flag for schools that offer 10th grade seats: Y

More info

Borough: Bronx
NTA: Soundview-Castle Hill-Clason Point-Harding Park
Neighborhood: Castle Hill-Clason Point
Campus name: Adlai E. Stevenson Educational Campus
School Number: X450
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 209
Council district: 18
Census tract: 16
BIN: 2022205
BBL: 2036040039

About Millennium Art Academy

Contacts

Address: 1980 LAFAYETTE AVENUE, BRONX NY 10473
Latitude: 40.82229
Longitude: -73.856167
Phone number: 718-824-0978
Fax number: 718-824-0963
School email: [email protected]
Website: Millennium Art Academy
Subway lines near the school: N/A
Bus lines near the school: Bx22, Bx27, Bx36, Bx39, Bx5, BxM8

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District Borough Number: 
08X312
Academic opportunities: 

College Readiness Initiative iLearnNYC: Program for expanded online coursework and self-paced learning

Arts: Advanced Placement Art, Drawing, Painting, Printmaking, Sculpture, Illustration, Mixed-Media, Graphic and Digital Design, Animation, Photography, Documentary Film

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