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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

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

Academics

School
Citywide
How many students graduate in 4 years?
 
82%
How many English language learners graduate in 4 years?
 
80%
Average daily attendance
 
87%
How many students miss 18 or more days of school?
 
38%
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 achieve the goals of their students' IEPs?
 
100%
From the 2022-23 School Quality Guide and 2022-23 NYC School Survey

Students

347
Number of students
Citywide Average is 615

Race/Ethnicity


School
Citywide
Low-income students
 
91%
Students with disabilities
 
16%
Multilingual learners
 
71%
From the 2022-23 Demographic Snapshot

Safety & Vibe

School
Citywide
How many students were suspended?
 
0%
How many students say they feel safe in the hallways, bathrooms and locker rooms?
 
85%
How many students think bullying happens most or all of the time at this school?
 
36%
How many students say that some are bullied at their school because of their gender or sexual orientation?
 
29%
How many teachers say they would recommend this school to other families?
 
87%
From the 2022-23 NYC School Survey and 2019-20 NY State Report Card

Faculty & Staff

School
Citywide
How many teachers say the principal is an effective manager?
 
83%
9.1
Years of principal experience at this school
Citywide Average is 7
111
Number of students for each guidance counselor or social worker
Citywide Average is 191
How many teachers have 3 or more years of experience teaching?
 
50%
Are teachers effective?
From the 2022-23 NYC School Survey, 2022-23 School Quality Guide, 2021-22 Report on School-Based Staff Demographics, 2023 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

 
19%

Computer Science

 
32%

Physics

 
34%

Advanced Foreign Language

 
28%

AP/IB Arts, English, History or Social Science

 
67%

AP/IB Math or Science

 
42%

Music

Not offered in 2019-20
From unpublished, anonymized data from the 2021-22 school year 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?
 
49%
How many students who have graduated from this high school stay in college for at least 3 semesters?
 
31%
From the 2020-21 and 2022-23 School Quality Guide

How many graduates who are eligible received Tuition Assistance Program (TAP) funding to attend a NYS college?
 
60%
This shows how well this school supports low-income students to get funding for college.
How many of those TAP recipients made it through college? Learn more
From unpublished, anonymized student-level data for the class of 2016-17 provided by the New York State Higher Education Services Corporation (HESC) in coordination with the National Student Clearinghouse (NSC), brought to you by
How many students filled out a FAFSA form by the end of their senior year?
 
61%
From the 2022-23 FAFSA data released by Federal Student Aid, brought to you by Visit Understanding FAFSA for help with the FAFSA and financial aid.
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Programs & Admissions

From the 2024 High School Directory

Bronx Bridges High School (Y47A)

Admissions Method: Screened: Language

Offerings

From the 2024 High School Directory

Language Courses

Spanish

Advanced Courses

Algebra II (Advanced Math), AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP Studio Art - 2D, AP United States History, AP World History: Modern, Calculus (Advanced Math), Chemistry (Advanced Science), Comp Sci/Math Tech (College Course [Credited]), ELA (College Course [Credited]), Other (College Course [Credited]), Physics (Advanced Science), Social Studies (College Course [Credited]), World Languages (Advanced World Languages)

Coed PSAL teams

Table Tennis

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

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Contact & Location

Location

1980 Lafayette Avenue
Bronx NY 10473

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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