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Bronx Design and Construction Academy

Bronx Design and Construction Academy is a coeducational public school for students in grade 9.

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

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Overview

Overview

Bronx Design and Construction Academy says

The Bronx Design and Construction Academy (BDCA) is a CTE school that prepares students for direct entry into the design and construction field and entry to a four-year college without remediation. BDCA offers Carpentry, Plumbing, HVAC, Electric, and Architectural Drafting/Pre-engineering as CTE programs. Freshmen will take a survey course to find which strand is the best fit for them and will focus solely on that strand during for their sophomore, junior, and senior years. We provide a challenging and engaging CTE program that is rooted in the context of transportation and sustainability. All students at BDCA receive a rigorous four-year liberal arts education along with their CTE training. We provide a challenging interdisciplinary program that ties academic skills and discipline with their CTE course work. By focusing on a skill-based approach, we help students make connections between their coursework and real-world problems so that our students may find unique and tenable solutions to any problem they wish to solve.

Curriculum

Career and College Counseling, Interdisciplinary curriculum, sustainable energy focus, real-world work experience through our multiple business partners; As we expand, we expect to offer Spanish, AP courses & select PSAL and intramural sports

Programs

Program Specialization: Engineering

Available Seats in Freshmen Class: 135

Admission Method: Limited unscreened

Program Specialization: Architecture

Available Seats in Freshmen Class: 27

Admission Method: Limited unscreened

Transportation

Buses: BX1, BX13, BX15, BX17, BX19, BX2, BX21, BX32, BX4, BX41, BX55, BX6

Trains: 4 to 149th St - Grand Concourse; 2, 5 to 3rd Av - 149th 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

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 137
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
9 137

Bronx Design and Construction 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 Bronx Design and Construction Academy's enrollment numbers.

Gender 85% Male / 15% Female
Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
Hispanic/Latino 67%
Black or African American 30%
Asian 2%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1%

Extracurriculars

Football, Model U.N., Soccer, Chess Club, Cross Country, After-school Tutoring, Bowling, International Construction Club, Basketball, Science Club, Gymnastics, Paint Club, Wrestling, Track, Baseball, Handball
  • Chess Club
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