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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.
Diplomaendorsements: Arts

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 100% (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: 100% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 100% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 100% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 100% 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: 69
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 3
Seats 9 SWD: 7
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 21
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 3

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: 0
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

Activities

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): SAT prep, Study hall, Running club, afterschool dance, gardening club, Video tech squad, Arts of comic club, adventure club (outdoor excursions), school newspaper, writing club, creative writing/poetry, acting, musical theatre, music bands, drumming workshops, anime/manga, photography, Film, fashion, makeup and beauty, debate, Girls Inc, self-care/yoga/meditation
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): Basketball, Baseball, Softball, Track, Volleyball
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data

Other info

Total students: 523
Start time: 8:20am
End time: 2:40pm
Grades 2020: 6 to 12
Final grades: 6 to 12

Language classes: Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP United States History, AP Research, AP English Language and Composition, AP Computer Science Principles, AP Statistics, AP Seminar
Additional info: 10th Grade Seats Available,College Trips,Dress Code,Extended Day Credit Recovery,Extended Day Program,Extended Day Tutoring,Health Center,Internships Available,Online Grading System,Orientation,Summer Internships,Summer Orientation,Uniform,Weekend Programs

School accessibility description: Partially Accessible
Flag for schools that offer 10th grade seats: Y

More info

Borough: X
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

Contacts

Address: 2225 Webster Avenue, Bronx NY 10457 (40.854257,-73.897404)
Latitude: 40.854515
Longitude: -73.896703
Phone number: 718-584-0832
Fax number: 718-584-5102
School email: [email protected]
Website: www.tapconyc.org
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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District Borough Number: 
10X225
Academic opportunities: 

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 Access for All- financial aid counseling, multiple college trips including Pathways to Purchase College, college credits at Lehman College, SAT tutoring through Bronx Works, NYEdge After School clubs (sports, arts, technology, gardening, cooking, hip hop), Study Help 2:45 to 4:30 pm daily

Studio in School partnership with Hispanic Information Telecommunications Network (HITN)- studio in the Brooklyn Navy Yard

Active Student Council

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