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Belmont Preparatory High School

Belmont Preparatory High School is a coeducational public school for students in grades 9 through 12.

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Education Quality
85
Cost Of Living
71
Climate
80
Outcomes
Institution Type: Public Setting: Urban

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Overview

Overview

Belmont Preparatory High School says

Belmont Preparatory High School was founded in 2002 as a high school for academically talented students throughout the community. The curriculum is based in the humanities and uses an interdisciplinary approach to infuse language arts throughout the curriculum so that students are truly college and career-ready upon graduation.

Curriculum

Early College Awareness initiatives include: College Next Door, Local Tours, College Awareness Seminars, Guest Lectures, Town Hall Meetings, Just for Girls Seminars, Turn to Her, His Story, SAT Preparation, Saturday Academy for Bilingual Enrichment, Fordham University Science Technology Entry Program, Bronx Community College, College Now, Mentoring Latinas, College Bound @ Fordham University for English Language Learners, Work Study, Student Service Organization, Smith College Summer Program, POSSE Foundation, New York Knicks' Poetry Jam, The Science Barge, Forensic Science Program, Excursions and Field Trips including trips to New England, Philadelphia, PA, Washington, DC, Rome, Italy

Program Overview

This early college awareness seminar is geared to foster a true understanding of what it will mean to be college and career ready. By helping students realize at an early age what this transition will be like, we will help inform them of college's, academic, social, financial, and personal rewards as we address their areas of concern and build on their strengths.

Program Specialization: Humanities and Interdisciplinary

Available Seats in Freshmen Class: 108

Admission Method: Screened

Entrance Requirements: Writing Sample

Required Grades

  • Math: 75-100
  • Science: 75-100
  • Social Studies: 75-100
  • English: 75-100

Transportation

Buses: BX1, BX12, BX12-SBS, BX15, BX17, BX19, BX22, BX28, BX34, BX41, BX55, BX9

Trains: B, D to Fordham Rd

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
  • Then to New York City residents

Important Dates

Regular Application Deadline: December 2

Academics

Academics

72% of students graduate from Belmont Preparatory High School

Test Scores

1222 Average score for the SAT Composite

Test Section Average Score
SAT Math 418
SAT Verbal 404
SAT Writing 400

NYC Report Card

C
Environment
B
Progress
B
Performance
B
Overall Score
B
College and Career Readiness
  • AP Art History
  • AP Calculus AB
  • AP Chemistry
  • AP English Literature and Composition
  • AP Environmental Science
  • AP Spanish Language and Culture
  • AP Spanish Literature and Culture

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 408
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
9 138
10 108
11 75
12 87

Belmont Preparatory 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 Belmont Preparatory High School's enrollment numbers.

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

82% of students qualify for a free or reduced price school lunch at Belmont Preparatory High School.

Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 2%
Hispanic/Latino 66%
Black or African American 29%
Asian 3%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Bullying

There were 19 incidents of bullying last year at Belmont Preparatory High School, which equals 0.0486 incidents per student.

Extracurriculars

Belmont Players Drama, Community Service, Competitive Step Dance, Content Area Tutoring, Creative Writing, Film, Grade Level Advisors/Ombudsmen, Guitar, Hip-Hop Dance and Cheerleading Teams; Music Appreciation Society, His Story, Italian, Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps (JROTC), Just for Girls, Keyboarding, Literary Magazine, Modern Dance, MOUSE Squad (for Technical Support), Mural, Peer Mediation, Peer Tutoring, Photography, Poetry Cafe, Poetry Slam, Principal's Advisory Committee, Project LEAD with Lincoln Center, Saturday Academy for Bilingual Enrichment (SABE), Saturday Arts, School Newspaper, Service Society, Small Group Tutoring, STEP Saturday School, Student Government, The Leadership Program, Theater Development Fund (TDF) Drama, Yearbook.
  • Art Club
  • Cheerleading
  • Community Service
  • Dance Club
  • Dance Team
  • Drama Club
  • Drama/Theater
  • Film Club
  • Literary Magazine
  • Photography Club
  • Student Government
  • Student Newspaper
  • Yearbook
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Fencing
  • Indoor Track
  • Outdoor Track
  • Soccer
  • Swimming
  • Volleyball
  • Basketball
  • Fencing
  • Indoor Track
  • Outdoor Track
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Volleyball
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