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Bronx Career and College Preparatory High School

Grades: 9-12
800 Home Street
Bronx NY 10456
Phone: 718-542-4011

Our Insights

What’s Special

Internships at Bronx hospitals

The Downside

Poor attendance, low graduation rate

Bronx Career and College Preparatory High School aims to blend academics with real-life experiences to prepare students for college and the world of work. Students may have internships at Montefiore and Jacobi hospitals, according to the school’s yearly plan. Professionals visit the school to describe their careers to children, such as during the "speed mentoring" event shown in the photo above [NYCFC Facebook photo]. Teachers responding to school surveys say the principal, Julia Baly, is an effective manager.

However, this small school suffers from poor attendance and a low graduation rate. The quality of teaching, while improving, is uneven, according to the school’s Quality Review.

The school shares a former middle school building with Bronx Latin and the Dr. Richard Izquierdo Health and Science Charter School.

Admissions: The school admits students according to the educational option formula designed to ensure a mix of students of different abilities. In recent years it has not filled its seats. (Clara Hemphill, web reports, May 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?
65%
75% Citywide Average
How many students say they feel safe in the hallways, bathrooms and locker rooms?
84%
86% Citywide Average
How many students think bullying happens most or all of the time at this school?
41%
37% Citywide Average
How many teachers say the principal is an effective manager?
94%
79% Citywide Average
How many teachers say they would recommend this school to other families?
72%
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?
70%
76% Citywide Average
Years of principal experience at this school
4.0

How do students perform academically?

From 2018-19 School Quality Guide

How many students graduate in 4 years?
58%
82% Citywide Average
How many students graduate with test scores high enough to enroll at CUNY without remedial help?
24%
48% Citywide Average
How many students take a college-level course or earn a professional certificate?
6%
41% Citywide Average
How many graduates stay enrolled in college for at least 3 semesters?
33%
67% Citywide Average

Who does this school serve?

From 2018-19 Demographic Snapshot

Enrollment
268
Asian
3%
Black
36%
Hispanic
59%
White
0%
Other
2%
Free or reduced priced lunch
86%
Students with disabilities
28%
English language learners
24%

From 2018-19 School Quality Guide

Average daily attendance
81%
87% Citywide Average
How many students miss 18 or more days of school?
57%
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?
10%
66% Citywide Average
How many English language learners graduate in 4 years?
50%
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 Career and College Preparatory High School
Admissions Method: Ed. Opt.
Program Description:

The students are expected to complete core classes that require them to apply knowledge from one course to another. Career planning helps students to determine the classes and internship needed towards a career goal. All students are expected to challenge themselves with a minimum of at least one AP course prior to graduation. There is an expectation that our students give back to their community through various community service opportunities throughout the school year.

Academics

Language Courses

Spanish

Advanced Placement (AP) courses

AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP United States History

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

Contact & Location

Location

Longwood (District 12)
Trains: 2 Line, 5 Line to Intervale Ave
Buses: Bx11, Bx15, Bx17, Bx19, Bx21, Bx27, Bx35, Bx4, Bx4A, Bx5, Bx6, Bx6-SBS

Contact

Principal
Julia Baly
Parent Coordinator
Michelle Encarnacion

Other Details

Shared campus?
Yes
This school shares the building with Bronx Latin and the Dr. Richard Izquierdo Health and Science Charter School
Metal detectors?
No

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