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South Bronx Preparatory: A College Board School

Overview written by the school: Our school supports students in mastering a challenging curriculum, guiding them to college entrance, and preparing them for success. Through exposure to state-of-the-art instruction and support, in a respectful and welcoming environment, students are inspired to set the highest academic standards and career goals for themselves. Our students learn to think critically, communicate effectively, and be open to new experiences. They are trained to become lifelong learners who are receptive to a wide range of ideas and beliefs. In turn, a strong school community - families, teachers, and staff - equally committed to these high ideals supports our students and provides a solid foundation for their success

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 95% (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: 91% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 89% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 77% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 96% 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: South Bronx Preparatory
Code: X11X

Interest: Humanities & Interdisciplinary
Method: Ed. Opt.

Seats 9 GE: 21
Grade 9 GE filled flag: Y
Grade 9 GE applicants: 1161
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 55
Seats 9 SWD: 4
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 279
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 70

Seats 10: No
Admissions priority 1: Priority to continuing 8th graders
Admissions priority 2: Priority to Bronx students or residents
Admissions priority 3: 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): Artist-in-Residence Program, Career Fair, Chess Club, Cougar Council (Student Government), Dance Club, Fitness Club, Gender & Sexuality Alliance (GSA), Movies in History, National Honor Society, Newspaper "Cougar Chronicle", Rugby Club, SBP Prep Players (Drama), Sci-fi/Horror Club, Spring Carnival, Spring Musical, Step Team, Student Athlete Advisory Board and Webcasting, Crochet Club, Cosmetology Club, Helping Hearts, Yearbook Club, Photography Club, Restorative Justice Court, Yoga Club.
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, 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, Handball, Outdoor Track, Softball, Table 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: No data
School Sports
Sports offered by the school outside PSAL (Public School Athletics League): Cheerleading
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data

Other info

Total students: 657
Start time: 8:00am
End time: 3:00pm

Final grades: 6 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP 2-D Art and Design, AP Computer Science Principles, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Psychology, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP U.S. Government and Politics, AP United States History
Additional info: College Trips; Extended Day Program; Online Grading System; Student Parent Orientation; Summer Orientation; Uniform

School accessibility description: Not Accessible

More info

Borough: Bronx
NTA: Mott Haven-Port Morris
Neighborhood: Mott Haven-Port Morris

School Number: X149
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 201
Council district: 8
Census tract: 43
BIN: 2097038
BBL: 2023060054

About South Bronx Preparatory: A College Board School


Address: 360 EAST 145TH STREET, BRONX NY 10454
Latitude: 40.813983
Longitude: -73.920782
Phone number: 718-292-2211
Fax number: 718-292-2172
School email: [email protected]
Subway lines near the school: 2, 5 to 3rd Ave-149th St; 4 to 138th St; 6 to 3rd Ave-138th St
Bus lines near the school: Bx1, Bx15, Bx17, Bx19, Bx2, Bx21, Bx32, Bx33, Bx4, Bx41, Bx41-SBS, Bx4A

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