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Bronx Health Sciences High School

Bronx Health Sciences High School 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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Institution Type: Public Setting: Urban

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Overview

Overview

Bronx Health Sciences High School says

Bronx Health Sciences High School is designed for students who are willing to engage in a challenging academic program and explore the health sciences and related health career opportunities. Our young adults will be equipped with the necessary literacy and scientific problem solving skills that will enable them to become lifelong learners while gaining a sense of personal and community responsibility. We emphasize literacy, problem solving skills, character development, sensitivity, tolerance, leadership, and personal responsibility as crucial components. Through partnerships with Lehman College and Council for Unity, students are exposed to special programs and resources. Graduation requirements include the completion of four years of science, math, health sciences, required community service, internships and an academic portfolio assessment.

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Curriculum

Health Research, Interdisciplinary Research, Health Literacy, Problem-based and Project-based Interdisciplinary Learning, Health Related Community Service and Externships, Hospital Volunteer, Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA), Advisory

Program Overview

Program Specialization: Health Professions

Available Seats in Freshmen Class: 108

Admission Method: Limited unscreened

Transportation

Buses: BX12, Bx23, BX26, BX28, BX29, BX30, Q50

Trains: 5 to Baychester Av

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

89% of students graduate from Bronx Health Sciences High School

Test Scores

1133 Average score for the SAT Composite

Test Section Average Score
SAT Math 381
SAT Verbal 370
SAT Writing 382

Awards

Bronx Health Sciences High School received a Bronze award from US News in 2013.

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 377
Enrollment By Grade
Grade Number of Students
9 152
10 86
11 61
12 77
Ungraded 1

Bronx Health Sciences 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 Bronx Health Sciences High School's enrollment numbers.

Student Teacher Ratio 15 : 1
Gender 35% Male / 65% Female
Socioeconomic Diversity

85% of students qualify for a free or reduced price school lunch at Bronx Health Sciences High School.

Student Diversity
Percentage of Student Body
White 1%
Hispanic/Latino 36%
Black or African American 57%
Asian 5%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1%
Bullying

There were 7 incidents of bullying last year at Bronx Health Sciences High School, which equals 0.0228 incidents per student.

Extracurriculars

After-school/Saturday Tutoring Programs, Community Service, Council for Unity, Health Related Externships/Internships, National Honor Society, Newsletter, Science, Science and Health Fairs, Student Government, Student Leadership Team
  • Community Service
  • Honor Society
  • Student Government
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cross Country
  • Football
  • Indoor Track
  • Outdoor Track
  • Soccer
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling
  • Basketball
  • Cross Country
  • Indoor Track
  • Outdoor Track
  • Soccer
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
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