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Renaissance High School for Musical Theater and the Arts

Overview written by the school: Our small school's familial atmosphere gives students the support and guidance necessary for success both in high school and as they plan for college and/or careers. Teachers and staff use a variety of resources and technology to address the varied learning needs of the student population to ensure that they have access to rigorous and engaging curriculum. In addition, students have access to AP classes, the Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) program, student council, club activities (including Musical Theater, Dance, and Drama), and the CUNY College Now at Lehman College program. Renaissance provides opportunities for all students interested in the arts to explore the different art forms for self-expression.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 74% (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: 83% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 88% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 53% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 85% 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: Renaissance High School for Musical Theater and the Arts
Code: X98A
Program description: Our arts program is open to all students of any skill level who have an interest in exploring the arts further. Students are exposed to a variety of art forms through daily coursework and learning experiences outside the classroom and school. There are vast opportunities to showcase their work during school performances.
Interest: Performing Arts
Method: Ed. Opt.

Seats 9 GE: 86
Grade 9 GE filled flag: Y
Grade 9 GE applicants: 768
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 9
Seats 9 SWD: 22
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 206
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 9

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: English Language Arts


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): Acting, Beginning and Advanced Band, Book Club, Concert Choir, Drawing & Painting, Family Activities, Film Production, Graduation Committees, International Travel Opportunities, Mentoring, Musical Productions, Musical Theater, National Honor Society, Peer Leader Opportunities, Peer Mediation Program, Robotics, Service Learning Opportunities, Set Design, Stage Crew, Student Government, Studio Art, Tutoring, Varsity Voices, Yearbook Journalism
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: 460
Start time: 8:15am
End time: 2:40pm

Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP English Language and Composition, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP U.S. Government and Politics, AP World History: Modern
Additional info: College Trips; Dress Code; Extended Day Program; Health Center; Online Grading System; Weekend Programs; Orientation; Summer Bridge

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 Renaissance High School for Musical Theater and the Arts


Latitude: 40.840702
Longitude: -73.838545
Phone number: 718-430-6390
Fax number: 718-430-6308
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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After-school and Saturday tutoring, credit bearing courses, Regents prep, AVID program, CUNY prep courses

Access to courses in a variety of art forms in drama, instrumental music, vocal music, and studio art. Students of all levels welcome to participate.

Access to rigorous courses via CUNY College Now at Lehman College and AP classes offered on campus via the AP for All program.

Partnership with College Bound Initiative to cultivate a college going culture from 9th through 12th grade. Full time college counselor on staff.

Student support via attendance outreach, tutoring, credit recovery programs, counseling, mentoring services, and an advisory program.

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