Graduation Rate: 92.000002% (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: 92.000002% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 75.999999% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 76.999998% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 75.999999% students feel safe in the hallways, bathrooms, locker room and cafeteria. (Student opinions on school safety, as reported on the NYC School Survey.)
Program 1: RKA Humanities
Program description: Our Mission: The Riverdale Kingsbridge Academy is a community of learners embracing diversity and educating young minds to meet the challenges of their world today and tomorrow. We create an environment of academics, arts, athletics and activities that engages all students to learn and collaborate together so they can become creative, independent, critical thinkers who embody a life-long love of learning.
Interest: Humanities & Interdisciplinary
Seats 9 GE: 126
Grade 9 GE filled flag: Y
Grade 9 GE applicants: 1021
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 8
Seats 9 SWD: 34
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 162
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 5
Eligibility: Open only to Bronx students or residents
Seats 10: 0
Admissions priority 1: Priority to continuing 8th graders
Admissions priority 2: Then to students residing in the geographical catchment area
Admissions priority 3: Then to Bronx students or residents
Extracurricular activities and clubs offered by the school that do not fall under one of the Sports categories (PSAL Sports or School Sports): No data
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, Cross Country, Lacrosse, Outdoor Track, Soccer, 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, Cross Country, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Softball, 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: Golf
Sports offered by the school outside PSAL (Public School Athletics League): Girls Varsity Soccer, Girls Varsity Basketball, Girls Varsity Softball, Boys Varsity Soccer, Boys Varsity Basketball, Boyd Varsity Baseball, Co-Ed Cross Country, Co-Ed Indoor And Outdoor Track And Field, Tennis
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data
Total students: 1,540
Start time: 8:20am
End time: 2:40pm
Final grades: 6 to 12
Language classes: Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Calculus AB, AP United States History, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP English Language and Composition, AP Biology
Additional info: College Trips,Community Service Expected,Dress Code,Extended Day Credit Recovery,Extended Day Tutoring,Internships Available,Online Grading System,Orientation
School accessibility description: Partially Accessible
NTA: North Riverdale-Fieldston-Riverdale
School Number: X141
Community board: 208
Council district: 11
Census tract: 309
About Riverdale / Kingsbridge Academy (Middle School / High School 141) (RKA)
Address: 660 West 237th Street, Bronx NY 10463 (40.887407,-73.914141)
Phone number: 718-796-8516
Fax number: 718-796-8657
School email: [email protected]
Subway lines near the school: N/A
Bus lines near the school: Bx1, Bx10, Bx2, Bx20, Bx7, BxM1, BxM18, BxM2
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All students may earn the Advanced Regents Diploma. Students are programmed individually for courses which challenge and support each student.
We offer Regents-level English, mathematics, social studies, science, and language courses. Course selection is conducted in consultation with parents and counselors based on a dynamic and rigorous catalog of course offerings.
Physical education, health, music, art and elective classes are also offered to meet or exceed state standards for graduation.
Qualified students are enrolled in honors, Advanced Placement, and Dual Enrollment courses.
Strong college-going culture with many supports for students and their post-graduate success.