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Bronx School of Law and Finance

Bronx School of Law and Finance is a coeducational public school for students in grades 9 through 12.

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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 School of Law and Finance says

The mission of our school is to provide students with the necessary skills and abilities to pursue employment and/or higher education through the introduction to careers in law and finance. Students are exposed to the world of finance and law through internships, mentoring and fieldwork. Our curriculum is enriched under the leadership of our lead partner, the Barnard/Columbia Education program.

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Curriculum

Mentoring, Internships, Student Fieldwork, Federal Reserve Challenge, Academy of Finance, College Now, Block Programming; Field Trips to Wall Street, Law Firms and Universities

Program Overview

Students will be exposed to law and finance for their first two years. Students will select a major course of study for junior and senior years.

Program Specialization: Law & Government

Available Seats in Freshmen Class: 108

Admission Method: Limited unscreened

Transportation

Buses: BX1, BX10, BX7, BX9, M100

Trains: 1 to Marble Hill - 225th 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

Academics

Academics

67% of students graduate from Bronx School of Law and Finance

Test Scores

1182 Average score for the SAT Composite

Test Section Average Score
SAT Math 395
SAT Verbal 402
SAT Writing 385

NYC Report Card

C
Environment
B
Progress
B
Performance
B
Overall Score
D
College and Career Readiness

Awards

Bronx School of Law and Finance received a Bronze award from US News in 2013.

  • AP English Language and Composition
  • AP Spanish Language and Culture
  • AP Spanish Literature and Culture

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 422
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
9 137
10 108
11 91
12 86

Bronx School of Law and Finance'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 Bronx School of Law and Finance's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 16 : 1
Gender 57% Male / 43% Female
Socioeconomic Diversity

82% of students qualify for a free or reduced price school lunch at Bronx School of Law and Finance.

Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 3%
Hispanic/Latino 65%
Black or African American 32%
Asian 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Bullying

There were 15 incidents of bullying last year at Bronx School of Law and Finance, which equals 0.0366 incidents per student.

Extracurriculars

Art, Bronx 12 Quiz Bowl, Chess, Community Service Volunteer Work, Internships, Investment, Latin, Mock Trial, Moot Court, Meditation Club, Spanish Club, Multicultural Club, Student Council, Tutoring
  • Art Club
  • Chess Club
  • Community Service
  • Mock Trial
  • Student Government
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Bowling
  • Cross Country
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Gymnastics
  • Handball
  • Indoor Track
  • Outdoor Track
  • Soccer
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Basketball
  • Bowling
  • Cross Country
  • Golf
  • Gymnastics
  • Handball
  • Indoor Track
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
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