School teaches new immigrants to speak English
Problems with attendance, safety and discipline
Crotona International High School, housed in the Grace Dodge Educational Campus, is designed to teach new immigrants both conversational and academic English. About a quarter of the students have had interrupted education in their home countries and cannot read or write in their native language, according to the school’s yearly Comprehensive Educational Plan.
Opened in 2011, Crotona is part of the Internationals Network for Public Schools, an organization geared to prepare new immigrants for college, including those who have had little schooling in their home country.
The school has a Mac computer lab and offers courses in digital media production, which may lead to a Career and Technical Education (CTE) certificate.
Unfortunately, half the teachers say there are problems with order and discipline, and nearly one-third of the students say they don’t feel safe in hallways, locker rooms or bathrooms, according to school surveys. Attendance is below average for the city.
ADMISSIONS: Students who have been in the United States for less than four years. (Clara Hemphill, DOE statistics, July 2018)
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Faculty & Staff
CalculusNot offered in 2019-20
Advanced Foreign LanguageNot offered in 2019-20
AP/IB Arts, English, History or Social ScienceNot offered in 2019-20
AP/IB Math or ScienceNot offered in 2019-20
MusicNot offered in 2019-20
Programs & AdmissionsFrom the 2021 High School Directory
Digital Media/Recording Entertainment Technology
OfferingsFrom the 2021 High School Directory
Contact & Location
2474 Crotona Avenue
Bronx NY 10458
Buses: Bx12, Bx12-SBS, Bx15, Bx17, Bx19, Bx22, Bx36, Bx9
This school shares the Grace Dodge Educational Campus with two other schools
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