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Pelham Lab High School

Overview written by the school: At Pelham Lab High School, we value equity, communication, collaboration and character. We encourage students to ask the right questions so they can begin thinking critically about the world around them. Asking the right questions is equally as important as knowing the right answers. We believe that by encouraging you to ask deep questions, by engaging you in creative experiences outside of the classroom, and by ensuring that your social, academic, and emotional needs are met, you will set and achieve challenging but worthwhile goals in your future life.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 65% (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: 73% 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: Pelham Lab High School
Code: X26A
Program description: Pelham Lab offers a rigorous academic program that also supports students social and emotional growth. Students have multiple opportunities for college-level work in high school including opportunities for AP courses, Science Research and CUNY College Now courses. Every student receives a crew class to ensure they can navigate high school and be prepared for college and career in the years ahead.
Interest: Science & Math
Method: Ed. Opt.

Seats 9 GE: 86
Grade 9 GE filled flag: N
Grade 9 GE applicants: 818
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 10
Seats 9 SWD: 22
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 214
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 10

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: Punctuality
Requirement 3: Course Grades: English, Math, Science
Standardized Test Scores: Average


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, Gaming Club, Gender & Sexuality Alliance (GSA), Science Research, Service Learning, STEM Club, Step Team, Student Council
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, Indoor Track, Lacrosse, Outdoor Track, Rugby, Soccer, Tennis, 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, Bowling, Cross Country, Flag Football, Indoor Track, Lacrosse, Outdoor 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: Cricket, 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: 475
Start time: 8:15am
End time: 2:35pm

Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP English Language and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP Spanish Language and Culture
Additional info: College Trips; Community Service Expected; Dress Code; Extended Day Tutoring; Health Center; Internships Available; Online Grading System; Weekend Programs; Orientation

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

More info

Borough: Bronx
NTA: Schuylerville-Throgs Neck-Edgewater Park
Neighborhood: Schuylerville-Throgs Neck
Campus name: Herbert H. Lehman Educational Campus
School Number: X405
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 210
Council district: 13
Census tract: 194
BIN: 2074045
BBL: 2053680001

About Pelham Lab High School


Latitude: 40.840702
Longitude: -73.838545
Phone number: 718-904-5090
Fax number: 718-904-5099
School email: [email protected]
Subway lines near the school: 6 to Westchester Square-East Tremont Ave
Bus lines near the school: Bx21, Bx24, Bx31, Bx4, Bx40, Bx42, Bx4A, Bx8

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Students take Crew class all four years of High School. Advisory focuses on team-building, academic skills and college and career preparation.

Pelham Lab is a member of the AP for All program on the Lehman Educational Campus. AP English Language and AP Environmental Science are currently offered.

Students are able to take other AP courses, including Computer Science, Chemistry, US History, Calculus, and World History at other schools on campus.

Through Pelham Lab's partnership with SUNY-Albany and Syracuse University students participate in Science Research classes for college credit.

Electives include Coding/Robotics, Vocal Music, Spanish 1-6, Weightlifting, Statistics, Science Inquiry and Financial Literacy.

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