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Bronx Collegiate Academy

Grades: 9-12
240 East 172nd Street
Bronx NY
Phone: 718-410-4077

Our Insights

What’s Special

Positive culture and high expectations.

The Downside

Poor attendance and low levels of academic achievement.

Bronx Collegiate Academy, one of six small schools housed in the Taft Educational Complex, has a positive culture and high expectations for its students, according to the school’s Quality Review. Teachers agree the school is orderly and the principal is an effective manager, according to school surveys.

However, attendance is poor and academic achievement has a long way to go. The school serves many new immigrants and children with special needs.

Admissions: In recent years, the school has had room for all students who apply. (Clara Hemphill, DOE data, August 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?
100%
75% Citywide Average
How many students say they feel safe in the hallways, bathrooms and locker rooms?
90%
86% Citywide Average
How many students think bullying happens most or all of the time at this school?
37%
37% Citywide Average
How many teachers say the principal is an effective manager?
100%
79% Citywide Average
How many teachers say they would recommend this school to other families?
100%
80% Citywide Average

From 2017-18 NY State Report Card

How many students were suspended?
1%
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?
75%
76% Citywide Average
Years of principal experience at this school
8.4

How do students perform academically?

From 2018-19 School Quality Guide

How many students graduate in 4 years?
84%
82% Citywide Average
How many students graduate with test scores high enough to enroll at CUNY without remedial help?
49%
48% Citywide Average
How many students take a college-level course or earn a professional certificate?
20%
41% Citywide Average
How many graduates stay enrolled in college for at least 3 semesters?
53%
67% Citywide Average

Who does this school serve?

From 2018-19 Demographic Snapshot

Enrollment
350
Asian
4%
Black
25%
Hispanic
69%
White
1%
Other
1%
Free or reduced priced lunch
87%
Students with disabilities
25%
English language learners
15%

From 2018-19 School Quality Guide

Average daily attendance
85%
87% Citywide Average
How many students miss 18 or more days of school?
38%
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?
64%
66% Citywide Average
How many English language learners graduate in 4 years?
71%
68% Citywide Average


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

Programs & Admissions

From the 2020 High School Directory

Bronx Collegiate Academy
Admissions Method: Ed. Opt.
Program Description:

Develop character and community awareness through a college preparatory curriculum. Rigorous instruction including college courses to provide our culturally and academically diverse student body with a well rounded, solid education.

Academics

Language Courses

American Sign Language, French, Spanish

Advanced Placement (AP) courses

AP Human Geography, AP Biology, AP English Literature and Composition, AP United States History

Sports

Boys PSAL teams

Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Volleyball, Wrestling

Girls PSAL teams

Basketball, Cross Country, Flag Football, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Softball, Volleyball, Wrestling

Coed PSAL teams

Double Dutch

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

Contact & Location

Location

Claremont Village (District 9)
Trains: 4 Line to Mt Eden Ave; B Line, D Line to 170th St
Buses: Bx1, Bx11, Bx15, Bx18, Bx2, Bx32, Bx35, Bx41, Bx41-SBS, BxM4

Contact

Principal
D White
Parent Coordinator
Valeria Salazar

Other Details

Shared campus?
Yes
This school shares the Taft Educational Campus with five other schools
Metal detectors?
Yes

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