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Mott Hall Bronx High School

Grades: 9-12
Noteworthy
1595 Bathgate Avenue
Bronx NY 10457
Phone: 718-466-6800

Our Insights

What’s Special

Demanding curriculum to prepare for International Baccalaureate

The Downside

Not all graduates are ready for college

A beautiful building, a rich curriculum that includes French instruction, and the chance to travel overseas make Mott Hall High School an attractive place.

The school shares the Bathgate Educational Complex--a light and airy modern building opened in 2006--with Validus Preparatory Academy and the Urban Assembly School for Applied Math and Science.

Mott Hall Bronx offers the International Baccalaureate diploma, a degree widely accepted at universities in more than 100 countries. More demanding than a standard Regents prep curriculum, the IB program requires students to show competency in a foreign language, write a 15-20 page research essay, make an oral presentation, and pass various subject exams. Only a handful of students are able to complete the IB program, according to the college counselor. Nonetheless, the IB curriculum offers wider opportunities than many schools have.  Although not all graduates are well-prepared for college, top students have been admitted to Columbia, Cornell, and SUNY campuses upstate.

In keeping with the international theme, some students have visited African and India, according to New Visions for Public Schools, the school support network that works with Mott Hall Bronx High School. Mott Hall Bronx was modeled on the original Mott Hall middle school in Harlem, but no longer has an affiliation with that school.

Special education: About one quarter of the students receive special education services. The school offers “flexible programming so students are programmed into the least restrictive environment for their core classes,” according to the Comprehensive Educational Plan.

Admissions: Educational option formula designed to serve a range of low, average and high achieving students. (Clara Hemphill, interviews, DOE statistics, December 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 2017-18 NYC School Survey

How many teachers say order and discipline are maintained at this school?
79%
77% Citywide Average
How many students say they feel safe in the hallways, bathrooms and locker rooms?
88%
85% Citywide Average
How many students think bullying happens most or all of the time at this school?
39%
36% Citywide Average
How many teachers say the principal is an effective manager?
84%
80% Citywide Average
How many teachers say they would recommend this school to other families?
79%
81% Citywide Average

From 2016-17 NY State Report Card

How many students were suspended?
4%
3% Citywide Average

From this school's most recent Quality Review Report

Are teachers effective?

From 2017-18 School Quality Guide

How many teachers have 3 or more years of experience teaching?
50%
75% Citywide Average
Years of principal experience at this school
6.7

How do students perform academically?

From 2017-18 School Quality Guide

How many students graduate in 4 years?
81%
80% Citywide Average
How many students graduate with test scores high enough to enroll at CUNY without remedial help?
41%
45% Citywide Average
How many students take a college-level course or earn a professional certificate?
37%
39% Citywide Average
How many graduates stay enrolled in college for at least 3 semesters?
66%
67% Citywide Average

From 2017 NY State Graduation Outcomes

How many graduates earn Advanced Regents diplomas?
0%
13% Citywide Average

Who does this school serve?

From 2018-19 Demographic Snapshot

Enrollment
379
Asian
0%
Black
26%
Hispanic
71%
White
1%
Other
1%
Free or reduced priced lunch
92%
Students with disabilities
23%
English language learners
11%

From 2017-18 School Quality Guide

Average daily attendance
86%
87% Citywide Average
How many students miss 18 or more days of school?
43%
38% Citywide Average

How does this school serve special populations?

From 2017-18 School Quality Guide

How many students with disabilities graduate in 4 years?
63%
64% Citywide Average
How many English language learners graduate in 4 years?
68%
68% Citywide Average


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

Programs & Admissions

Mott Hall Bronx High School
Admissions Method: Ed. Opt.

Academics

Language Courses

French

Sports

Boys PSAL teams

Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Wrestling

Girls PSAL teams

Basketball, Flag Football, Softball, Wrestling

Coed PSAL teams

Double Dutch

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

Contact & Location

Location

Claremont Village (District 9)
Trains: N/A
Buses: Bx11, Bx15, Bx17, Bx21, Bx32, Bx41, Bx41-SBS

Contact

Principal
Kathryn Malloy
Parent Coordinator
GICARY PEGUERO

Other Details

Shared campus?
Yes
This school shares the Bathgate Educational Campus with two other schools
Metal detectors?
No

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