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Validus Preparatory Academy

Validus Preparatory Academy is a coeducational public school for students in grades 9 through 12.

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Education Quality
85
Cost Of Living
78
Climate
71
Outcomes
Institution Type: Public Setting: Urban

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Overview

Overview

Validus Preparatory Academy says

Validus Preparatory Academy is a high school with an emphasis on health issues, daily physical exercise and hands-on, real-world learning. Through Expeditionary Learning Outward Bound, students experience a 5-day Challenge Course and ongoing Learning Expeditions that involve using classroom skills and knowledge to solve real problems in the community. Each student maintains a portfolio of his/her work and presents a portfolio to an independent panel.

Curriculum

Outward Bound Challenge Course, Health Electives and Internships, Crew Advisory, Reading Excellence and Discovery (READ) Program, College Now, Rock the Boat

Program Overview

Program Specialization: Health Professions

Available Seats in Freshmen Class: 81

Admission Method: Limited unscreened

Transportation

Buses: BX11, BX15, BX17, BX21, BX32, BX41

Trains: 2, 5 to 174th St ; 4 to Mt Eden Av ; B, D to 170th St

Finance

Finance

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

Admissions

Admissions

Admission Priorities

  • Priority 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

Academics

Academics

82% of students graduate from Validus Preparatory Academy

Test Scores

1075 Average score for the SAT Composite

Test Section Average Score
SAT Math 363
SAT Verbal 356
SAT Writing 356

NYC Report Card

B
Environment
C
Progress
B
Performance
B
Overall Score
D
College and Career Readiness

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 366
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
9 87
10 87
11 97
12 95
Ungraded 1

Validus Preparatory Academy's relatively even 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 Validus Preparatory Academy's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 17 : 1
Gender 44% Male / 56% Female
Socioeconomic Diversity

80% of students qualify for a free or reduced price school lunch at Validus Preparatory Academy.

Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 0%
Hispanic/Latino 64%
Black or African American 34%
Asian 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1%
Bullying

There were 9 incidents of bullying last year at Validus Preparatory Academy, which equals 0.0242 incidents per student.

Extracurriculars

AfterWORDS Literacy Project, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Business, Capoeira (Brazilian Martial Arts), Chess, Choir, Crochet, Drama, Engineering, Hip-Hop Dance, Karate, Latin Ballroom Dance, Percussion (African and Latin), Screen Printing, Step Dance Squad, Student Crew Leader Assembly (SCLA), Table Tennis; additional clubs added by student request, Tech Squad, Yearbook.
  • Art Club
  • Chess Club
  • Dance Club
  • Dance Team
  • Drama Club
  • Yearbook
  • Baseball
  • Cross Country
  • Wrestling
  • Cross Country
  • Softball
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