Graduation Rate: 64% (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: 78% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 77% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 52% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 90% 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: Validus Preparatory Academy
Program description: Through the College Bound Initiative, our full-time Director of College Counseling (DCC) works closely with principal and teachers to create a college-going culture that raises parent and student expectations. DCC guides students to overcome barriers to college entry through early college awareness activities, application, financial aid and enrollment support.
Interest: Humanities & Interdisciplinary
Method: Ed. Opt.
Seats 9 GE: 65
Grade 9 GE filled flag: N
Grade 9 GE applicants: 257
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 4
Seats 9 SWD: 16
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 73
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 5
Seats 10: No
Admissions priority 1: Priority to Bronx students or residents
Admissions priority 2: Then to New York City residents
Requirement 1: Attendance
Requirement 2: Punctuality
Requirement 3: Course Grades: English, Math, Science, Social Studies
Standardized Test Scores: English Language Arts, Math
Reading and Math Assessment (On-Site)
Extracurricular activities and clubs offered by the school that do not fall under one of the Sports categories (PSAL Sports or School Sports): buildOn, Clubs include: Film, Drama, Gender & Sexuality Alliance (GSA), Mock Trial, Pajama Reading, Performing Arts, Sister 2 Sister, Stock Market, Student Government Committee, Summer Search, Youth Empowerment
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, 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, Flag Football, Softball, Wrestling
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: Double Dutch
Sports offered by the school outside PSAL (Public School Athletics League): Basketball, Dance, Intramural Sports, Soccer, Track/Cross Country, Volleyball
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data
Total students: 361
Start time: 8:20am
End time: 2:40pm
Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language
Language classes: Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP World History: Modern
Additional info: College Trips; Extended Day Program; Online Grading System; Saturday Programs; Student Parent Orientation; Summer Bridge Program; Summer Internships; Uniform; Weekend Programs
School accessibility description: Fully Accessible
School Number: X970
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 203
Council district: 16
Census tract: 167
About Validus Preparatory Academy
Address: 1595 BATHGATE AVENUE, BRONX NY 10457
Phone number: 718-466-4000
Fax number: 718-466-4001
School email: [email protected]
Subway lines near the school: N/A
Bus lines near the school: Bx11, Bx15, Bx17, Bx21, Bx32, Bx41, Bx41-SBS
Hotels near Validus Preparatory Academy
Mock Regents to prepare students for the January and June exams. Results determine strengths and areas for improvement.
All juniors and seniors are enrolled in our College and Career, PSAT, and SAT prep classes.
Credit recovery for students to make up for shortfalls in required courses.
Saturday Academy for credit recovery and Regents prep.