Bronx Bridges High School

Grades: 9-12

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Bronx Bridges High School is a small high school in Castle Hill serving grades 9 through 12. This school shares the Adlai E Stevenson Educational Campus with six other schools. This school has screened admissions programs, meaning applicants need to meet certain requirements, for example a minimum GPA, perform an audition, or submit a portfolio, to be considered. For more information check out 'Programs & Admissions'.

The principal has been leading this school since 2013.

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School Stats

Academics

School
Citywide
How many students graduate in 4 years?
 
84%
How many students with disabilities graduate in 4 years?
 
46%
How many English language learners graduate in 4 years?
 
76%
Average daily attendance
 
84%
How many students miss 18 or more days of school?
 
53%
How many parents of students with disabilities say this school offers enough activities and services for their children's needs?
 
100%
How many parents of students with disabilities say this school works to achive the goals of their students' IEPs?
 
100%
From the 2019-20 School Quality Guide and 2019-20 NYC School Survey

Students

344
Number of students
644 Citywide Average

Race/Ethnicity


School
Citywide
Low-income students
 
89%
Students with disabilities
 
12%
Multilingual learners
 
82%
From the 2020-21 Demographic Snapshot

Safety & Vibe

School
Citywide
How many students were suspended?
 
0%
How many teachers say order and discipline are maintained at this school?
 
66%
How many students say they feel safe in the hallways, bathrooms and locker rooms?
 
88%
How many students think bullying happens most or all of the time at this school?
 
38%
How many students say that some are bullied at their school because of their gender or sexual orientation?
 
29%
From the 2019-20 NYC School Survey and 2019-20 NY State Report Card

Faculty & Staff

School
Citywide
How many teachers say the principal is an effective manager?
 
84%
5.9
Years of principal experience at this school
7 Citywide Average
68
Number of students for each guidance counselor or social worker
157 Citywide Average
How many teachers have 3 or more years of experience teaching?
 
32%
From the 2019-20 NYC School Survey, 2019-20 School Quality Guide, 2019-20 Report on School-Based Staff Demographics, 2019-20 NY State Report Card, 2021 Guidance Counselor Report and this school's most recent Quality Review Report

Advanced Courses

Which students have access to advanced courses at this school? Learn more

Calculus

 
3%

Computer Science

 
20%

Physics

 
5%

Advanced Foreign Language

 
20%

AP/IB Arts, English, History or Social Science

 
50%

AP/IB Math or Science

 
6%

Music

 
17%
From unpublished, anonymized data from the class of 2019-20 provided by the New York State Education Department, brought to you by

College Readiness

School
Citywide
How many students graduate with test scores high enough to enroll at CUNY without remedial help?
 
30%
How many students take a college-level course or earn a professional certificate?
 
23%
From the 2019-20 School Quality Guide
How many students filled out a FAFSA form by the end of their senior year?
 
77%
From the 2020-21 FAFSA data released by Federal Student Aid, brought you by From unpublished, anonymized student-level data for the class of 2011-12 provided by the New York State Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC) in coordination with the National Student Clearinghouse (NSC), brought to you by
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Programs & Admissions

From the 2021 High School Directory

Bronx Bridges High School

Admissions Method: Screened: Language

Offerings

From the 2021 High School Directory

Language Courses

Italian, Spanish

Advanced Placement (AP) courses

AP English Literature and Composition, AP United States History, AP Biology, AP World History: Modern, AP Calculus AB, AP Spanish Language and Culture

Coed PSAL teams

Table Tennis

Read about admissions, academics, and more at this school on NYCDOE’s MySchools

NYC Department of Education: MySchools

Contact & Location

Location

1980 Lafayette Avenue
Bronx NY 10473

Trains: N/A

Buses: Bx22, Bx27, Bx36, Bx39, Bx5, BxM8


Contact

Principal: Nelsie Castillo

Website

Other Details

Shared campus? Yes

This school shares the Adlai E. Stevenson Educational Campus with six other schools

Uniforms required? No
Metal detectors? Yes

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