Bronx School for Law, Government and Justice (09X505)

244 East 163 Street, Bronx, NY 10451, Bronx
Phone: 718-410-3430
Hours: 08:00am - 02:20pm
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Subway: 4, B, D to Yankee Stadium-161st St
Bus: Bx1, Bx13, Bx2, Bx32, Bx35, Bx41, Bx41-SBS, Bx6, Bx6-SBS, BxM4
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Program Details
Bronx School for Law, Government and Justice (X95A)
Law & Government

Ed. Opt. programs admit students across all academic levels. Students are grouped into Low, Middle, and High categories based on a composite of their academic data. One-third of offers are made to students in each category.
  • (Group 1) Priority to continuing 8th graders
  • (Group 2) Then to Bronx students or residents
  • (Group 3) Then to New York City residents
Student & Admissions Statistics
School Year
Total Students Across All Grades
    Grade 12 Students
    Grade 11 Students
    Grade 10 Students
    Grade 9 Students
Graduation %
College %
Bronx School for Law, Government and Justice (X95A)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

272 / 95 (2.86)
60 / 25 (2.40)
Offers - Waitlist
About the School

The Bronx School for Law, Government and Justice (LGJ) is 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. LGJ is unique in that students have the opportunity to experience our stand-alone law curriculum. We are located on the same city block as the Bronx Criminal Court complex.

Other Features: 10th Grade Seats Available, College Trips, Dress Code, Extended Day Program, Internships Available, Multi-Session School, Online Grading System, Orientation, Program(s) with 2 GE Applicants Per Seat, Program(s) with 2 SWD Applicants Per Seat, Program(s) with 3+ GE Applicants Per Seat, Weekend Programs

School Features:

  • Offers 10th Grade Seats

AP Courses, Languages & Sports
AP Courses
Algebra II (Advanced Math), AP Environmental Science, AP Research, AP Seminar, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP Studio Art - 2D, AP United States Government and Politics, AP United States History, ELA (College Course [Credited]), Other (College Course [Credited]), Physics (Advanced Science), Social Studies (College Course [Credited]), World Languages (Advanced World Languages)
Languages Offered
Boys PSAL Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Volleyball
Girls PSAL Sports
Basketball, Cross Country, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Softball, Volleyball
Survey Summary & Data (2022-23)
Student Responses - 63% responded
Academic Rigor 
Academic Engagement 
Bully Prevention 
Mental Support 
Post-School Support 
Teacher Responses - 64% responded
Academic Rigor 
School Satisfaction 
Student Behavior 
Student Support 
School Leadership 
Instructional Clarity 
Instructional Development 
Post-School Support 
Family Responses - 14% responded
Teacher Support 
School Community 
School Leadership 
Post-School Support 

Note: Yellow bars indicate city-wide averages for the associated category

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Academic Summary & Data (2022-23)
Academic Proficiency
4-Year Grad. %
Avg. CC Regents Score
Avg. Non-CC Regents Score
College Aptitude
CCPC Index
Avg. SAT Math Score
Avg. SAT Read/Write Score
2-Year College 15.00%
4-Year College 54.80%
Other Postsecondary 0.90%
Unknown 29.30%

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This data was gathered from the NYC DOE's yearly quality reports. More information can be found here:

Information on NYS Regents exams can be found here:

School Demographics (2022-23)
Student Population:
Male 47.10%
Female 52.90%
English Language Learners:
Students with IEPs:
Economic Need Index:
Student Ethnicity:
Asian 0.40%
Black 21.10%
Hispanic 76.50%
White 0.80%
Other 1.20%
Teacher Ethnicity:
Black 21.10%
Hispanic 28.10%
White 43.90%
Other 6.90%