Our school emphasizes the study of American history and offers students a well-rounded academic program that aims to prepare students for admission to highly competitive colleges and for a wide range of careers in politics, law, journalism, business, science, mathematics, and the arts. All students engage in a three-year chronological study of American History. Through our collaboration with Lehman College, students have access to its campus library and athletic facilities, and take credit-bearing college classes and seminars in their junior and senior years. In all endeavors, we seek to encourage in our students a love for learning and an inquisitive read more
The Bronx High School of Science educates an academically gifted community of learners through a rigorous STEM curriculum. All academic disciplines are taught through the lens of inquiry to emphasize critical thinking and problem solving. The school cultivates a diverse community of lifelong learners who discover their passions through a collaborative and supportive network of students, educators and alumni. Drawing upon a long tradition of academic success, the Bronx High School of Science prepares students to flourish in the best colleges and universities, creating leaders and visionaries of the future. Included among the school’s alumni are eight Nobel Prize winners read more
Founded on the principles of the Coalition of Essential Schools, this school offers a personalized learning community in which teachers and students develop trust and high expectations. Our courses are inquiry-based and help students develop critical thinking, research, and analytical skills. Our four-year advisory curriculum focuses on the academic development, skills, and knowledge necessary for college. In our Office of College Placement, students work with full-time counselors to explore post-secondary goals and complete college and scholarship applications. Since 2008, our graduates have gone on to succeed in city, state, and private colleges, and are pursuing careers in business, media, social read more
We prepare students for a variety of health professions including medicine, medical technology, nursing, pharmacology, and physical therapy. We familiarize our students with the habits, practices, and educational requirements needed to become a health professional, and provide them with opportunities to volunteer and intern in local healthcare institutions. Students study four years of science and math and become well prepared to meet the challenges of a college education in healthcare. We collaborate with colleges to offer our students an opportunity to take college-level, credit-bearing courses at no cost. Our staff works with parents to ensure students receive the support they read more
We are a collaborative learning community that combines a challenging curriculum consisting of humanities, science, and math with an intensive arts training program. We use state-of-the-art media technology. The Arts Studios bring together study in the traditional arts (dance, theatre, fine arts, and music) with contemporary arts (film, video/sound production, multimedia graphic design, and animation). Through our partnerships our students gain special residencies both within and outside the school. Our students have the opportunity to participate in special programs, performances, exhibitions, mentorships, and internships. The entire school is actively involved in the process of building a democratic, self-governing community.