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Careers in Sports High School

Grades: 9-12
730 Concourse Village West
Bronx NY 10451
Phone: 718-292-7110

Our Insights

What’s Special

Huge football field

The Downside

Poor attendance

The Careers in Sports High School has an attractive building with a huge football field and a wide array of sports teams. Teachers say principal Johanny Garcia is an effective manager, and students say they feel safe, according to the NYC School Survey.

However, the school has very poor attendance, and nearly two-thirds of students miss more than one month of school. Attendance teachers make phone calls and home visits to students who are chronically absent, according to the school's annual Comprehensive Educational Plan. The student body is predominantly male.

Founded in 2002, the school was originally designed to weave athletics into the curriculum and to introduce students to jobs in fields such as sports medicine and sports marketing. However, a limited budget forced teachers to concentrate scarce resources on core academics. The school was founded with the support of the Urban Assembly but is no longer affiliated with that school reform group.

The school shares the nine-acre Mott Haven Educational Campus building, opened in 2010, with several other small schools.

ADMISSIONS: Educational option formula, designed to ensure a mix of students of different abilities. (Clara Hemphill, web reports, June 2018)



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School Stats

Citywide Average Key
This school is Better Near Worse than the citywide average

Is this school safe and well-run?

From 2018-19 NYC School Survey

How many teachers say order and discipline are maintained at this school?
75% Citywide Average
How many students say they feel safe in the hallways, bathrooms and locker rooms?
86% Citywide Average
How many students think bullying happens most or all of the time at this school?
37% Citywide Average
How many teachers say the principal is an effective manager?
79% Citywide Average
How many teachers say they would recommend this school to other families?
80% Citywide Average

From 2017-18 NY State Report Card

How many students were suspended?
2% Citywide Average

From this school's most recent Quality Review Report

Are teachers effective?

From 2018-19 School Quality Guide

How many teachers have 3 or more years of experience teaching?
76% Citywide Average
Years of principal experience at this school

How do students perform academically?

From 2018-19 School Quality Guide

How many students graduate in 4 years?
82% Citywide Average
How many students graduate with test scores high enough to enroll at CUNY without remedial help?
48% Citywide Average
How many students take a college-level course or earn a professional certificate?
41% Citywide Average
How many graduates stay enrolled in college for at least 3 semesters?
67% Citywide Average

Who does this school serve?

From 2019-20 Demographic Snapshot

Free or reduced priced lunch
Students with disabilities
English language learners

From 2018-19 School Quality Guide

How many students miss 18 or more days of school?
38% Citywide Average

How does this school serve special populations?

From 2018-19 School Quality Guide

How many students with disabilities graduate in 4 years?
66% Citywide Average
How many English language learners graduate in 4 years?
68% Citywide Average

For more information about our data sources, see About Our Data · More DOE statistics for this school

Programs & Admissions

From the 2021 High School Directory

Careers in Sports High School
Admissions Method: Ed. Opt.


Language Courses


Advanced Placement (AP) courses

AP English Language and Composition, AP United States History, AP U.S. Government and Politics, AP English Literature and Composition


Boys PSAL teams

Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Indoor Track, Soccer, Volleyball, Wrestling

Girls PSAL teams

Basketball, Golf, Outdoor Track, Rugby, Soccer, Softball, Volleyball

Coed PSAL teams


Read about admissions, academics, and more at this school on NYCDOE’s MySchools
NYC Department of Education: MySchools

Contact & Location


Concourse (District 7)
Trains: 2 Line, 4 Line, 5 Line to 149th St-Grand Concourse; B Line, D Line to Yankee Stadium-161st St
Buses: Bx1, Bx13, Bx15, Bx19, Bx2, Bx21, Bx32, Bx41, Bx41-SBS, Bx6, Bx6-SBS, BxM4


Johanny Garcia
Parent Coordinator
Leyda Mattei

Other Details

Shared campus?
This school shares the Mott Haven Educational Campus with four other schools
Metal detectors?

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