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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 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.
Diplomaendorsements: Arts

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 83.999997% (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: 82.999998% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 88.999999% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 47% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 88.999999% 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/Visual Art & Design
Method: Ed. Opt.

Seats 9 GE: 85
Grade 9 GE filled flag: Y
Grade 9 GE applicants: 635
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 7
Seats 9 SWD: 20
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 171
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 9

Seats 10: 1
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): Acting, Beginning and Advanced Band, Concert Choir, Drawing & Painting, Family Activities, Graduation Committees, International Travel Opportunities, Mentoring, Musical Productions, Musical Theater, National Honor Society, Peer Leader Opportunities, 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): Baseball, Softball, Football, Girls And Boys Basketball, Volleyball, Indoor And Outdoor Track, Girls And Boys Soccer, Girls And Boys Lacrosse, Girls Flag Football
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data

Other info

Total students: 431
Start time: 8:15am
End time: 2:40pm

Final grades: 9 to 12

Language classes: Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP World History: Modern, AP English Language and Composition, AP U.S. Government and Politics
Additional info: 10th Grade Seats Available,College Trips,Dress Code,Extended Day Credit Recovery,Extended Day Tutoring,Health Center,Internships Available,Online Grading System,Orientation,Summer Bridge,Weekend Programs

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


Address: 3000 East Tremont Avenue, Bronx NY 10461 (40.839775,-73.839583)
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 tutoring and Saturday tutoring, Regents prep, AVID program & Peer Group Connection Program

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

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

Full time college counselor to cultivate a college going culture from 9th through 12th grade. College trips & tours planned for all grade levels. College workshops offered to students in all grades.

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

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