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.
Outward Bound Challenge Course, Health Electives and Internships, Crew Advisory, Reading Excellence and Discovery (READ) Program, College Now, Rock the Boat
Program Specialization: Health Professions
Available Seats in Freshmen Class: 81
Admission Method: Limited unscreened
Buses: BX11, BX15, BX17, BX21, BX32, BX41
Trains: 2, 5 to 174th St ; 4 to Mt Eden Av ; B, D to 170th St
Public schools are supported through local, state, and federal funding, and do not charge tuition to students who attend them.
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
Regular Application Deadline: December 2
82% of students graduate from Validus Preparatory Academy
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Student Teacher Ratio
17 : 1
44% Male / 56% Female
of students qualify for a free or reduced price school lunch at
Validus Preparatory Academy.
Percentage of Student Body
Black or African American
American Indian or Alaska Native
There were 9 incidents of bullying last year at Validus Preparatory Academy, which equals 0.0242 incidents per student.
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.