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World View High School

Overview written by the school: World View High School (WVHS) is a rigorous college preparatory school with a primary focus on mathematics and the sciences. WVHS utilizes project-based learning to prepare students for college and careers. As members of our community, students are expected to present their research projects in every discipline twice every school year and maintain a college and career-ready profile. Students build rigorous research and evidence based skills while fostering their social and emotional growth as a member of an increasingly global community. WVHS teachers guide students through mentoring and advisory classes to ensure academic and personal success on their path towards becoming leaders in the school community and world beyond.

School Performance

Graduation Rate: 80% (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: 88% of the school's students in the school year before last.
Percentage of Students Enough Variety: 79% students feel that this school offers a wide enough variety of programs, classes, and activities to keep them interested in school.
College Career Rate: 69% of students enroll in college or career programs within 6 months.
Percentage of Students Safe: 95% 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: World View High School
Code: X89A
Program description: This program is for any student who is interested in a well-rounded education that prepares them for college and careers. We provide a learning environment that fosters critical thinking, which helps students develop well-informed and independent global perspectives. Our program seeks to ensure that our graduates are qualified, competitive and confident for the ever-changing future.
Interest: Science & Math
Method: Open

Seats 9 GE: 86
Grade 9 GE filled flag: Y
Grade 9 GE applicants: 1542
Grade 9 GE applicants per seat: 18
Seats 9 SWD: 22
Grade 9 SWD filled flag: Y
Grade 9 SWD applicants: 271
Grade 9 SWD applicants per seat: 12

Seats 10: No
Admissions priority 1: Priority to Bronx students or residents
Admissions priority 2: 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): 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, Football, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Volleyball, 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, Bowling, Cross Country, Flag Football, Gymnastics, Handball, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, 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: Cricket
School Sports
Sports offered by the school outside PSAL (Public School Athletics League): No data
Flag for female only school: No data
Flag for male only school: No data

Other info

Total students: 551
Start time: 9:06am
End time: 3:30pm

Final grades: 9 to 12
ELL programs: English as a New Language; Transitional Bilingual Education: Spanish
Language classes: French, German, Japanese, Spanish
Advancedplacement courses: AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP Seminar, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP United States History

School accessibility description: Partially Accessible

More info

Borough: Bronx
NTA: Van Cortlandt Village
Neighborhood: Van Cortlandt Village
Campus name: DeWitt Clinton Educational Campus
School Number: X440
Shared space: Yes
Community board: 207
Council district: 11
Census tract: 409
BIN: 2095215
BBL: 2032510201

About World View High School

Contacts

Address: 100 WEST MOSHOLU PARKWAY SOUTH, BRONX NY 10468
Latitude: 40.882178
Longitude: -73.88691
Phone number: 718-601-0391
Fax number: 718-601-0821
School email: [email protected]
Website: worldviewhs.org
Subway lines near the school: 4 to Mosholu Parkway; B, D to Bedford Park Blvd
Bus lines near the school: Bx1, Bx10, Bx16, Bx2, Bx22, Bx26, Bx28, Bx3, Bx30, Bx38, BxM3, BxM4

Hotels near World View High School

District Borough Number: 
10X353
Academic opportunities: 

WVHS students have the opportunity to start taking college courses in the 10th grade through the College Now Program at Lehman College.

Science: Environmental Science, Living Environment, Chemistry, Physics; Mathematics: Algebra 1, Geometry, Algebra 2, Pre-Calculus

Students in the Spanish Transitional Bilingual Education program will take classes primarily in English by year three.

Language/Cultural Immersion-international trips: Granada and Madrid (2017), Montreal and Quebec (2018); Berlin and Prague (expected 2019)

Experiential learning: Medieval Times, Holocaust Museum, Japan Society (Social Studies); Safari (Biology) and Rides (Math/Physics) at Six Flags

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