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Theatre Arts Production Company School

Overview written by the school: Featured in US News and World Report's Best High Schools in America '16 & '17, students graduate with the skills necessary for success in the 21st century. Our freshman students major in Theater, Dance, Vocal Music, Instrumental Music, or Visual Studies. We typically achieve a 99% college acceptance rate with over $800,000 in offered scholarships. We have the DOE's only rooftop garden/outdoor performance space with a sustainable living-oriented curriculum. Our school's philosophy is to "take care of ourselves and each other." We use the Arts and Technology to provide innovative and engaging instruction that inspires students to develop their academic, creative, and world-citizen potential through a heart and hands on approach to learning.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 75% (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: 81% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 49% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 55% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 77% 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: Instrumental Music
Code: X20B
Program description: Small group instruction in traditional Band Instruments. Jazz Band, Latin Band, Music Theory, Music History, Improvisation, Sight Singing, and Piano. On- or off-site private lessons by audition.
Interest: Performing Arts
Method: Audition

Seats 9 GE: 27
Grade 9 GE filled flag: N
Grade 9 GE applicants: 91
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 3
Seats 9 SWD: 7
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: N
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 31
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 4

Audition information: You may audition on more than one instrument. Perform a prepared solo selection (memorized or with sheet music). Bring your own instrument(s) (except piano, tuba, double bass, harp, percussion and guitar amplifiers, which are provided by the school). Audition includes on-site music tasks (may include singing back melodic patterns, tapping back rhythmic patterns, play selected scales, or completing a sight reading, music theory, or improvisation task).
Common audition: 1
Seats 10: No
Admissions priority 1: Priority to continuing 8th graders
Admissions priority 2: Then to Bronx students or residents
Admissions priority 3: Then to New York City residents

Requirement 1: Attendance
Requirement 2: Standardized Test Scores: Average
Requirement 3: Audition - Go to for information and dates
Audition with common components


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): Charter School Athletic League- Girls & Boys Basketball, Softball, & Baseball, Piano & Guitar Lessons, HITN, Elisa Monte Dance, Gardening, Grow NYC, Hip Hop Conservatory, PAL w Tony Danza, REDi Dance, Roundabout Theater, Special Effects & Makeup, Student Council, Latin Jazz Band, Music Production, Roundabout Theatre Company, Elisa Monte Dance, Hip Hop Dance Conservatory, Fred Dolan Art Academy, Broadway Bridges, Bronx Borough Arts Festival, Upright Citizen's Brigade Improv Contest (past winners)
PSAL Sports Boys
Male PSAL (Public School Athletics League) sports offered at the school, listed under Extracurricular Activities and Clubs in the HS Directory: No data
PSAL Sports Girls
Female PSAL (Public School Athletics League) sports offered at the school, listed under Extracurricular Activities and Clubs in the HS Directory: No data
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): Baseball/Softball, Basketball, Soccer, Volleyball
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data

Other info

Total students: 540
Start time: 8:20am
End time: 2:50pm

Final grades: 6 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP Computer Science Principles, AP English Language and Composition, AP Seminar, AP United States History
Additional info: College Trips; Community Service Expected; Dress Code; Extended Day Program; Health Center; Internships Available; Multi-Session School; 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: Mount Hope
Neighborhood: Mount Hope

School Number: X137
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 205
Council district: 15
Census tract: 379
BIN: 2013307
BBL: 2031430043

About Theatre Arts Production Company School


Address: 2225 WEBSTER AVENUE, BRONX NY 10457
Latitude: 40.854515
Longitude: -73.896703
Phone number: 718-584-0832
Fax number: 718-584-5102
School email: [email protected]
Subway lines near the school: 4 to 183rd St; B, D to 182nd-183rd Sts
Bus lines near the school: Bx1, Bx15, Bx2, Bx32, Bx36, Bx40, Bx41, Bx41-SBS, Bx42, BxM4

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Chancellor's Endorsed Diploma in Five Arts Studios- Drama, Dance (including hip hop), Instrumental Music (Jazz at Lincoln Center curriculum), Vocal Music, & Visual Arts

College Readiness for All, Pathways to Purchase College program, earn college credits at Lehman College, Heckscher Scholars program, A-List SAT Tutoring

Television "Studio in School" through partnership with Hispanic Information Telecommunications Network (HITN)

Saturday school, Regents Prep, LINCT program for raising Math & ELA Regents' scores to increase college readiness

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