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Antonia Pantoja Preparatory Academy

Antonia Pantoja Preparatory Academy is a coeducational public school for students in grades 6 through 10.

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Institution Type: Public Setting: Urban


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Antonia Pantoja Preparatory Academy says

Antonia Pantoja Preparatory Academy (APPA) is a college preparatory school offering a continuum of instruction from middle school through high school, with a focus on preparing students to compete and succeed in a global workforce. Our program will provide students to develop fully multilingual and biliterate students through an integration of social learning experiences. Students will participate in programs designed to enhance their understanding of the real world in order to develop critical thinking and problem solving skills, so that they may become productive members of society.


Individualized university/college, academic and career planning; Advisory, career investigations, university and college tours; service learning and social action projects with an emphasis on community service

Program Overview

Program Specialization: Humanities and Interdisciplinary

Available Seats in Freshmen Class: 81

Admission Method: Limited unscreened


Buses: BX22, BX27, BX36, BX39, BX5

Trains: 2, 5 to Prospect Av ; 4 to 161st St-Yankee Stadium ; 6 to Longwood Av ; 6 to Parkchester - E 177th St ; B, D to 167th St



Public schools are supported through local, state, and federal funding, and do not charge tuition to students who attend them.



Admission Priorities

  • Priority to continuing 8th graders
  • Then to Bronx students or residents who attend an information session
  • Then to New York City residents who attend an information session
  • Then to Bronx students or residents
  • Then to New York City residents

Important Dates

Regular Application Deadline: December 2

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 432
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
6 91
7 97
8 98
9 97
10 49

Antonia Pantoja Preparatory Academy's relatively variable enrollment profile may offer insights into student retention rates, local population changes, real estate costs, and the accessibility of alternative educational options. to find out more about the specific factors influencing Antonia Pantoja Preparatory Academy's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 14 : 1
Gender 47% Male / 53% Female
Socioeconomic Diversity

76% of students qualify for a free or reduced price school lunch at Antonia Pantoja Preparatory Academy.

Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 1%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0%
Hispanic/Latino 66%
Black or African American 28%
Asian 5%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1%

There were 46 incidents of bullying last year at Antonia Pantoja Preparatory Academy, which equals 0.125 incidents per student.


Advisory, Chess, Community Service, Drama, Mentoring, Poetry Slam, Readings and Performances, Robotics, Screenwriting, Student Government, Student Newspaper, Yearbook, Yoga
  • Chess Club
  • Community Service
  • Drama Club
  • Robotics
  • Student Government
  • Student Newspaper
  • Yearbook
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