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New World High School

Overview written by the school: New World HS is a college preparatory school. Students earn college credits while they are in high school. High academic expectations coupled with quality interactions among students and teachers, a strong language focus, and a rigorous curricula emphasizing thinking through writing, discussion, and inquiry are the norm across all classrooms. Recognizing the various challenges that ELLs may face while transitioning to a new country and culture, our school integrates social-emotional supports to create a safe, healthy learning environment and help reduce non-academic barriers to college and career success. Our curriculum meets each student's needs, interests, and abilities while promoting an understanding of, and appreciation for, diversity.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 90% (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: 92% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 80% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 70% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 86% 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: New World High School
Code: X87R

Interest: Science & Math
Method: Screened: Language

Seats 9 GE: 86
Grade 9 GE filled flag: Y
Grade 9 GE applicants: 742
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 9
Seats 9 SWD: 22
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: N
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 89
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 4
Eligibility: Open only to New York City residents living in the United States three years or fewer who are English Language Learners per New York City Department of Education guidelines scoring at the Entering, Emerging, or Transitioning levels on the NYSESLAT, NYSITELL, or LAB-R.

Seats 10: No


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): Student Government, Youth Philanthropy Initiative, Community Service, Yearbook, Enrichment Activities including dance, music, clubs, talent shows, and multicultural shows
PSAL Sports Boys
Male PSAL (Public School Athletics League) sports offered at the school, listed under Extracurricular Activities and Clubs in the HS Directory: Basketball, Bowling, Lacrosse, 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: Basketball, Bowling, Outdoor Track, Soccer, 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): Baseball, Softball, Soccer, Basketball, Lacrosse, Bowling, Volleyball, Track
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data

Other info

Total students: 381
Start time: 7:55am
End time: 3:00pm

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

International: 1

School accessibility description: Fully Accessible

More info

Borough: Bronx
NTA: Williamsbridge-Olinville
Neighborhood: Williamsbridge-Olinville

School Number: X362
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 212
Council district: 12
Census tract: 404
BIN: 2064589
BBL: 2048640035

About New World High School


Address: 921 EAST 228TH STREET, BRONX NY 10466
Latitude: 40.887831
Longitude: -73.852694
Phone number: 718-696-3800
Fax number: 718-696-3801
School email: [email protected]
Subway lines near the school: 2, 5 to 225th St
Bus lines near the school: Bx31, Bx39, Bx8, BxM11

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Earn college credits while you are in high school

Online courses and science webinars facilitated by researchers in different fields of science

Trips to cultural, historical and recreational sites

Student support services, college visits, SAT and Regents preparation, cultural events

Opportunities for after-school and Saturday tutoring based on academic needs

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