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Bronx School for Law, Government and Justice

Bronx School for Law, Government and Justice is a coeducational public school for students in grades 6 through 12.

87
Education Quality
83
Cost Of Living
81
Climate
80
Outcomes
Institution Type: Public Setting: Urban

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Overview

Overview

Bronx School for Law, Government and Justice says

We are an educational community that believes learning is a product of thinking. Students are engaged in hands-on, minds-on learning in their core classes, as well as through the law curriculum, mentoring, internships, Advisory and extracurricular activities. The Bronx School for Law, Government and Justice (LGJ) is unique in that students have the opportunity to experience our stand-alone law curriculum while sharing a campus with the Bronx Court complex.

Curriculum

Constitutional Law, Civil Law, Criminal Justice, Business Law, Forensic Science, Graphic Arts, Internships, Mentoring, Guest Speaker Series

Programs

Program Specialization: Law & Government

Available Seats in Freshmen Class: 30

Admission Method: Educational option

Program Specialization: Law & Government

Available Seats in Freshmen Class: 75

Admission Method: For continuing 8th graders

Transportation

Buses: BX1, BX13, BX32, BX35, BX41, BX6

Trains: 4, B, D to 161st St-Yankee Stadium

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 continuing 8th graders
  • 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 Bronx School for Law, Government and Justice

Test Scores

1224 Average score for the SAT Composite

Test Section Average Score
SAT Math 418
SAT Verbal 404
SAT Writing 402

NYC Report Card

B
Environment
C
Progress
B
Performance
B
Overall Score
A
College and Career Readiness
  • AP Biology
  • AP English Literature and Composition
  • AP United States Government and Politics
  • AP Spanish Language and Culture

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 763
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
6 94
7 110
8 73
9 151
10 151
11 99
12 84
Ungraded 1

Bronx School for Law, Government and Justice'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 School for Law, Government and Justice's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 18 : 1
Gender 46% Male / 54% Female
Socioeconomic Diversity

77% of students qualify for a free or reduced price school lunch at Bronx School for Law, Government and Justice.

Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 1%
Hispanic/Latino 66%
Black or African American 30%
Asian 2%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Bullying

There were 26 incidents of bullying last year at Bronx School for Law, Government and Justice, which equals 0.0359 incidents per student.

Extracurriculars

Capoeira, Chorus, Dance, Lincoln-Douglas Debate, Math, Mock Trial, New York Police Department (NYPD) Explorers, Newspaper, Policy Debate, Senior Committee, Spanish, Student Government, Yearbook.
  • Art Club
  • Dance Club
  • Dance Team
  • Debate
  • Math Team
  • Mock Trial
  • Student Government
  • Student Newspaper
  • Yearbook
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Bowling
  • Basketball
  • Bowling
  • Softball
  • Volleyball
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