Riverdale / Kingsbridge Academy (Middle School / High School 141) (RKA) (10X141)

660 WEST 237 STREET, BRONX, NY 10463, Bronx
Phone: 718-796-8516
Email: Jprince4@schools.nyc.gov
Hours: 08:30am - 02:50pm
School Website: https://www.rka141.org
NYCDOE Website: https://www.myschools.nyc/en/schools/high-school/40458
Admissions Information: https://www.rka141.org/ms-and-hs-applications.html
Quality Snapshot: https://tools.nycenet.edu/snapshot/2022/10X141/HS/
Bus: Bx1, Bx10, Bx2, Bx20, Bx7, BxM1, BxM18, BxM2
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Program Details
RKA Humanities (X80A)
Humanities & Interdisciplinary

Our Mission: The Riverdale Kingsbridge Academy is a community of learners embracing diversity and educating young minds to meet the challenges of their world today and tomorrow. We create an environment of academics, arts, athletics and activities that engages all students to learn and collaborate together so they can become creative, independent, critical thinkers who embody a life-long love of learning.

Method:
Requirement:
Students are admitted based on their course grades
Priority:
  • (Group 1) Priority to continuing 8th graders
  • (Group 2) Then to Bronx students or residents
Student & Admissions Statistics
School Year
2022-23
2021-22
Total Students Across All Grades
691
686
    Grade 12 Students
143
152
    Grade 11 Students
175
152
    Grade 10 Students
168
201
    Grade 9 Students
205
181
Graduation %
90
92
College %
76
77
RKA Humanities (X80A)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

302 / 144 (2.10)
59 / 37 (1.59)
Offers - Waitlist
About the School

The Riverdale Kingsbridge Academy is a community of learners embracing diversity and educating young minds to meet the challenges of their world today and tomorrow. We create an environment of academics, arts, athletics and activities that engages all students to learn and collaborate together so they can become creative, independent, critical thinkers who embody a life-long love of learning.

Academic Highlights: Beautiful safe environment with strong parent involvement, Positive college-bound mindset, Over 40% of our HS Students play a Varsity sport; many play or 2 or more teams, Diverse activities , academic, artistic, and social clubs, plus a variety of celebrations, 9 Advanced Placement Courses & SUNY Dual Enrollment Offerings

Other Features: College Trips, Community Service Expected, Dress Code, Online Grading System, Program(s) with 2 SWD Applicants Per Seat, Summer Session

AP Courses, Languages & Sports
AP Courses
Algebra II (Advanced Math), AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP Psychology, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP Studio Art - 3D, AP Studio Art - Drawing, AP United States History, Chemistry (Advanced Science), Physics (Advanced Science), World Languages (Advanced World Languages)
Languages Offered
Spanish
Diploma Endorsements
NYS Seal of Biliteracy
Boys PSAL Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Wrestling
Girls PSAL Sports
Basketball, Cross Country, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Softball, Volleyball
Co-ed PSAL Sports
Golf
Other Sports
Cheerleading, Yoga
Activities
Model UN Club, Science Olympiad, Debate, Key Club, Girls Inc., Museum Club, Social Justice Club, Black Student Union, Open Alliance (GSA), Outdoors Club, Sewing Club, Literary Magazine, Yearbook, Newspaper, Theatre and Advance Band
Survey Summary & Data (2022-23)
Student Responses - 72% responded
Academic Rigor 
  70.43%
Academic Engagement 
  53.25%
Safety 
  65.33%
Bully Prevention 
  49.75%
Inclusivity 
  81.20%
Mental Support 
  61.90%
Environment 
  63.45%
Post-School Support 
  74.55%
Teacher Responses - 91% responded
Academic Rigor 
  93.67%
School Satisfaction 
  90.00%
Student Behavior 
  71.67%
Student Support 
  91.60%
School Leadership 
  87.73%
Instructional Clarity 
  89.00%
Instructional Development 
  87.06%
Post-School Support 
  96.91%
Family Responses - 26% responded
Education 
  83.13%
Teacher Support 
  78.50%
Safety 
  86.67%
School Community 
  80.33%
School Leadership 
  88.82%
Post-School Support 
  81.50%

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

View Full NYC DOE Survey Results:

More information about NYC DOE surveys can be found here: https://www.schools.nyc.gov/about-us/reports/school-quality/nyc-school-survey

Academic Summary & Data (2022-23)
Academic Proficiency
4-Year Grad. %
  93.00%
Avg. CC Regents Score
  65
Avg. Non-CC Regents Score
  66
College Aptitude
CCPC Index
  70.30%
Avg. SAT Math Score
  506
Avg. SAT Read/Write Score
  507
Postsecondary
2-Year College 9.20%
4-Year College 59.90%
Unknown 30.90%

View Full Academic Data:

This data was gathered from the NYC DOE's yearly quality reports. More information can be found here: https://www.schools.nyc.gov/about-us/reports/school-quality

Information on NYS Regents exams can be found here: https://www.nysed.gov/state-assessment/high-school-regents-examinations

School Demographics (2022-23)
Student Population:
Male 51.10%
Female 48.90%
English Language Learners:
  6.40%
Students with IEPs:
  20.30%
Economic Need Index:
  55.80%
Student Ethnicity:
Asian 5.60%
Black 9.30%
Hispanic 58.20%
White 24.70%
Other 2.20%
Teacher Ethnicity:
Black 12.00%
Hispanic 21.00%
White 57.00%
Other 10.00%
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