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Women S Academy of Excellence

Women S Academy of Excellence is an all-female public school for students in grades 9 through 12.

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Education Quality
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Cost Of Living
74
Climate
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Outcomes
Institution Type: Public Setting: Urban

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Overview

Overview

Women S Academy of Excellence says

The Women's Academy of Excellence is the only all-girls public high school in the Bronx, serving grades 9-12. Our mission is to create a community of lifelong learners, to nurture the intellectual curiosity and creativity of young women and to address their developmental needs. The school community cultivates dynamic, participatory learning, enabling students to achieve academic success at many levels, especially in the fields of math, science and civic responsibility. Our future scholars are exposed to a challenging curriculum that encourages them to achieve their personal best.

Curriculum

Health and Wellness Program

Program Overview

Program Specialization: Science and Math

Available Seats in Freshmen Class: 108

Admission Method: Limited unscreened

Transportation

Buses: BX22, BX27, BX36, BX39, BX5

Trains: 6 to Parkchester - E 177th 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

  • Open only to female students
  • Priority to New York City residents who attend an information session
  • Then to New York City residents

Important Dates

Regular Application Deadline: December 2

Academics

Academics

77% of students graduate from Women S Academy of Excellence

Test Scores

1171 Average score for the SAT Composite

Test Section Average Score
SAT Math 386
SAT Verbal 407
SAT Writing 378

NYC Report Card

F
Environment
D
Progress
A
Performance
C
Overall Score
A
College and Career Readiness

Awards

Women S Academy of Excellence received a Bronze award from US News in 2013.

  • AP English Literature and Composition

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 373
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
9 125
10 87
11 95
12 64
Ungraded 2

Women S Academy of Excellence'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 Women S Academy of Excellence's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 17 : 1
Gender 0% Male / 100% Female
Socioeconomic Diversity

80% of students qualify for a free or reduced price school lunch at Women S Academy of Excellence.

Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0%
Hispanic/Latino 47%
Black or African American 47%
Asian 3%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1%
Bullying

There were 7 incidents of bullying last year at Women S Academy of Excellence, which equals 0.0227 incidents per student.

Extracurriculars

Academy of Health, Advisory, Ambassadors, Art, Book Club, Conflict Resolution Program-Effective Alternatives in Reconciliation Services (EARS), Dance, Film, Gifted Empowered Mature Sisters (GEMS), Girls Inc., Human Rights, Model Club, Peer Mediation, Peer Tutoring, Political, Saturday Enrichment, Scholars, Student Ambassadors, Student Council, Summer Bridge, Volleyball.
  • Art Club
  • Dance Club
  • Dance Team
  • Film Club
  • Student Government
  • Cross Country
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