Claremont International High School

Grades: 9-12

Our Insights

What’s Special

Orderly school for new immigrants

The Downside

Metal detectors

Claremont International High School is an orderly school designed to teach new immigrants both conversational and academic English. Students come from 25 countries, and nearly one-third have had their education interrupted before coming to the United States, according to the school’s yearly Comprehensive Educational Plan.

Housed in the Taft Educational Complex, Claremont opened in 2012. It is part of the Internationals Network for Public Schools, an organization with long-term experience successfully preparing new immigrants for college, including those who have had little schooling in their home country. Classes are mostly in English, but some students wrote and performed a play in French.

One downside: Students must pass through metal detectors to enter the building.

ADMISSIONS: Students who have been in the United States for less than four years. (Clara Hemphill, DOE statistics, July 2018)

School Stats

Academics

School
Citywide
How many students graduate in 4 years?
 
87%
How many English language learners graduate in 4 years?
 
87%
Average daily attendance
 
79%
How many students miss 18 or more days of school?
 
56%
From the 2019-20 School Quality Guide and 2020-21 NYC School Survey

Students

332
Number of students
644 Citywide Average

Race/Ethnicity


School
Citywide
Low-income students
 
95%
Students with disabilities
 
7%
Multilingual learners
 
83%
From the 2020-21 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?
 
90%
How many students think bullying happens most or all of the time at this school?
 
22%
How many students say that some are bullied at their school because of their gender or sexual orientation?
 
12%
From the 2020-21 NYC School Survey and 2019-20 NY State Report Card

Faculty & Staff

School
Citywide
How many teachers say the principal is an effective manager?
 
100%
9.2
Years of principal experience at this school
7 Citywide Average
109
Number of students for each guidance counselor or social worker
157 Citywide Average

Teachers’ Race/Ethnicity


How many teachers have 3 or more years of experience teaching?
 
92%
Are teachers effective?
From the 2020-21 NYC School Survey, 2019-20 School Quality Guide, 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

Not offered in 2019-20

Computer Science

Not offered in 2019-20

Physics

Not offered in 2019-20

Advanced Foreign Language

 
13%

AP/IB Arts, English, History or Social Science

 
13%

AP/IB Math or Science

Not offered in 2019-20

Music

Not offered in 2019-20
From unpublished, anonymized data from the 2019-20 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?
 
36%
How many students take a college-level course or earn a professional certificate?
 
40%
From the 2019-20 School Quality Guide
How many students filled out a FAFSA form by the end of their senior year?
 
56%
From the 2020-21 FAFSA data released by Federal Student Aid, brought you by
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

Claremont International High School

Admissions Method: Screened: Language

Offerings

From the 2021 High School Directory

Language Courses

French, Spanish

Advanced Placement (AP) courses

AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP Spanish Literature and Culture

Boys PSAL teams

Baseball, Basketball, Soccer

Girls PSAL teams

Basketball, Soccer, Volleyball

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

240 East 172nd Street
Bronx NY 10457

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: Elizabeth Demchak

Parent Coordinator: Alexandra Mateo

Website

Other Details

Shared campus? Yes

This school shares the Taft Educational Campus with five other schools

Uniforms required? No
Metal detectors? Yes

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