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Herbert H Lehman High School

Herbert H Lehman High School is a coeducational public school for students in grades 9 through 12.

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Institution Type: Public Setting: Urban


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Herbert H Lehman High School says

Our school, in the Throggs Neck section of the Northeast Bronx, offers the uniqueness of the large comprehensive high school curricular and extracurricular diversity combined with the supports and resources of smaller theme-based Academies. Each of our students receives a personalized, nurturing educational experience within the theme-based Academies. Each Academy has an assistant principal, teachers, guidance counselors, and support staff who are dedicated to improving student performance. Our current Academies include Technology Academy, Law Academy, Visual Arts, Media & Performance Academy, Health Careers Academy (Nursing and Pre-Medical), and Anne Hutchinson Academy.

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A+ Certification, 2-year Cisco Program, Robotics, Microsoft Office (User) Specialist (MOUS/MOS) Certification, Tech Bridge, Virtual Enterprise, Stagecraft & Video, Digital Media, College Readiness: SUNY Partnership for College Credit, Partnership with Children, College Now, SPARK, Peer Mediation, The Leadership Program, American Israel Friendship League, Upward Bound, Gateway Program for Health Careers, Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs (GEAR UP)


A rich and varied academic curriculum with concentration in programming, computer applications, computer electronics and repair

Program Specialization: Computer Science & Technology

Available Seats in Freshmen Class: 100

Admission Method: Educational option

Entrance Requirements: Academic Portfolio

Courses of study comprised of Honors and Advanced Placement courses with an emphasis on intensive research, technology application, and ethical considerations. Students will be offered the opportunity to select areas of concentration.

Program Specialization: Engineering

Available Seats in Freshmen Class: 60

Admission Method: Screened

Entrance Requirements: Student Questionnaire

Required Grades For Incoming Students

  • Math: 85-100
  • Science: 85-100
  • Social Studies: 85-100
  • English: 85-100

Academic Comprehensive Program

Program Specialization: Zoned

Admission Method: Zoned

Entrance Requirements: Essay


Buses: BX21, BX24, BX31, BX4, BX40, BX4A, BX8

Trains: 6 to Westchester Sq - East Tremont Av



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



Admission Priorities

  • Open to Bronx students or residents
  • Priority to students who apply and live in the zoned area

Important Dates

Regular Application Deadline: December 2



52% of students graduate from Herbert H Lehman High School

Test Scores

1241 Average score for the SAT Composite

Test Section Average Score
SAT Math 436
SAT Verbal 412
SAT Writing 393

NYC Report Card

Overall Score
College and Career Readiness
  • AP Biology
  • AP Calculus AB
  • AP Calculus BC
  • AP English Language and Composition
  • AP English Literature and Composition
  • AP Environmental Science
  • AP United States Government and Politics
  • AP Spanish Language and Culture
  • AP Spanish Literature and Culture
  • AP United States History
  • AP World History

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 3,599
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
9 1375
10 908
11 639
12 672
Ungraded 5

Herbert H Lehman High School'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 Herbert H Lehman High School's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 19 : 1
Gender 61% Male / 39% Female
Socioeconomic Diversity

67% of students qualify for a free or reduced price school lunch at Herbert H Lehman High School.

Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 9%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0%
Hispanic/Latino 61%
Black or African American 23%
Asian 7%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1%

There were 190 incidents of bullying last year at Herbert H Lehman High School, which equals 0.0482 incidents per student.


Community Service, Speech & Debate, Arista, Band, Ceramics, Chamber Choir, Chess, Dance, Debate Team, Digital Media, Forensic Program, Law Team, Leadership Program, Mock Trial, Moot Court, MOUSE Squad, Musical Theater Productions, Newspaper, Painting, Robotics, Student Council, Tech Bridge
  • Band
  • Chess Club
  • Community Service
  • Dance Club
  • Dance Team
  • Debate
  • Drama/Theater
  • Mock Trial
  • Robotics
  • Student Government
  • Student Newspaper
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Bowling
  • Cricket
  • Cross Country
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Handball
  • Indoor Track
  • Lacrosse
  • Outdoor Track
  • Soccer
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling
  • Basketball
  • Bowling
  • Cricket
  • Cross Country
  • Golf
  • Indoor Track
  • Lacrosse
  • Outdoor Track
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling
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