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What’s Special

Students put on plays and musicals

The Downside

Poor academic performance

The Bronx Theatre High School, which shares the John F. Kennedy Campus with other small schools, has classes in costume design, studio art, acting, and playwriting, according to the high school directory. Students put on plays and musicals, including a production of A Raisin in the Sun.

The school was founded in 2003 with the support of The Roundabout Theatre Company.  

Most of the students enter with low levels of skills. Attendance is poor and the graduation rate is below the citywide average. (Saba Sebhatu, web reports and DOE data, October 2018)

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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?
 
99%
How many students with disabilities graduate in 4 years?
 
100%
How many English language learners graduate in 4 years?
 
100%
Average daily attendance
 
83%
How many students miss 18 or more days of school?
 
52%
From the 2022-23 School Quality Guide and 2022-23 NYC School Survey

Students

274
Number of students
Citywide Average is 615

Race/Ethnicity


School
Citywide
Low-income students
 
90%
Students with disabilities
 
35%
Multilingual learners
 
7%
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?
 
76%
How many students think bullying happens most or all of the time at this school?
 
53%
How many students say that some are bullied at their school because of their gender or sexual orientation?
 
41%
How many teachers say they would recommend this school to other families?
 
100%
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?
 
100%
2.1
Years of principal experience at this school
Citywide Average is 7
93
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?
 
96%
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

Not offered in 2019-20

Computer Science

Not offered in 2019-20

Physics

 
14%

Advanced Foreign Language

 
13%

AP/IB Arts, English, History or Social Science

 
31%

AP/IB Math or Science

 
6%

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?
 
44%
How many students take a college-level course or earn a professional certificate?
 
42%
How many students who have graduated from this high school stay in college for at least 3 semesters?
 
34%
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?
 
54%
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

Theater Design and Technology (X38A)

Admissions Method: Ed. Opt.

Program Description:

Acting, set design, costume design and construction, sound and light design, and technology.

Performance and Production (X38B)

Admissions Method: Ed. Opt.

Program Description:

Acting, stage movement, dance, improvisation, stage and production management, theater administration.

Offerings

From the 2024 High School Directory

Language Courses

Spanish

Advanced Courses

Algebra II (Advanced Math), AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP United States History, Other (College Course [Credited]), World Languages (Advanced World Languages)

Boys PSAL teams

Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Volleyball

Girls PSAL teams

Basketball, Cross Country, Flag Football, Golf, Handball, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Volleyball

Coed PSAL teams

Golf, Stunt

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Contact & Location

Location

99 Terrace View Avenue
Bronx NY 10463

Trains: 1 Line to Marble Hill-225th St

Buses: Bx1, Bx10, Bx2, Bx20, Bx7, Bx9, BxM1, BxM18, BxM2, M100


Contact

Principal: Shoundel Mcintosh

Parent Coordinator: Meighan Ackon

Website

Other Details

Shared campus? Yes

This school shares the John F. Kennedy Educational Campus with six other schools

Uniforms required? No
Metal detectors? Yes

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