Bronx Academy for Software Engineering (BASE) (10X264)

2474 Crotona Avenue, Bronx, NY 10458, Bronx
Phone: 718-733-6024
Email: info@bronxsoftware.org
Hours: 8:12am - 2:32pm
School Website: https://bronxsoftware.org
NYCDOE Website: https://www.myschools.nyc/en/schools/high-school/43167
Quality Snapshot: https://tools.nycenet.edu/snapshot/2022/10X264/HS/
Bus: Bx12, Bx12-SBS, Bx15, Bx17, Bx19, Bx22, Bx9
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Program Details
Bronx Academy for Software Engineering (BASE) (X18A)
Computer Science & Technology

All BASE students take four years of computer science, learning programming languages like HTML5, Javascript, and Java. Students use Design Thinking, a human-centered problem-solving approach to solve real-world problems. Seniors do a capstone project where they use skills from across disciplines to address a problem in their community. BASE students participate in citywide hackathons sponsored by groups like Code/Interactive and Forbes, and have had internships at SCENYC, Alvin Ailey, and Gilt.

Method:
Requirement:
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.
Priority:
  • (Group 1) Priority to Bronx students or residents
  • (Group 2) Then to New York City residents
Student & Admissions Statistics
School Year
2022-23
2021-22
Total Students Across All Grades
385
437
    Grade 12 Students
57
85
    Grade 11 Students
90
77
    Grade 10 Students
97
123
    Grade 9 Students
141
152
Graduation %
88
82
College %
56
63
Bronx Academy for Software Engineering (BASE) (X18A)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

155 / 86 (1.80)
74 / 22 (3.36)
Offers - Waitlist
About the School

BASE is a CTE high school focusing on computer science and social justice. Courses such as Mobile App Design use the tools of software engineering to focus on real-world problem solving. Internships with industry partners give students experience with cutting-edge technology. Seminar classes help students make connections across their academic classes, get to know each other, and develop post-graduation plans. BASE offers an early college and career program with Bronx Community College in cybersecurity to students, with college classes beginning in 11th grade. BASE graduates are prepared to develop their skills in college, enter the software industry as programmers or website designers, and understand and help the communities they live in.

Academic Highlights: CTE program(s): Software Engineering

Other Features: Career and Technical Education (CTE), Early College, Program(s) with 3+ SWD Applicants Per Seat

School Features:

  • NYC 9-14 School, which offer a six-year program where students earn a high school diploma, gain valuable work-based learning experiences, and can earn a no-cost Associate's degree (or up to two years of college credits)
  • School whose primary location is co-located with another school

AP Courses, Languages & Sports
AP Courses
Algebra II (Advanced Math), AP Computer Science A, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Statistics, AP United States History, Chemistry (Advanced Science), World Languages (Advanced World Languages)
Languages Offered
Spanish
Diploma Endorsements
Math, CTE
Boys PSAL Sports
Baseball, Basketball
Girls PSAL Sports
Softball, Volleyball
Survey Summary & Data (2022-23)
Student Responses - 59% responded
Academic Rigor 
  77.86%
Academic Engagement 
  67.42%
Safety 
  77.78%
Bully Prevention 
  70.50%
Inclusivity 
  88.60%
Mental Support 
  78.40%
Environment 
  74.55%
Post-School Support 
  88.00%
Teacher Responses - 75% responded
Academic Rigor 
  76.33%
School Satisfaction 
  88.00%
Student Behavior 
  66.22%
Student Support 
  86.07%
School Leadership 
  87.00%
Instructional Clarity 
  72.80%
Instructional Development 
  81.41%
Post-School Support 
  92.13%
Family Responses - 13% responded
Education 
  89.63%
Teacher Support 
  91.00%
Safety 
  93.67%
School Community 
  88.33%
School Leadership 
  95.82%
Post-School Support 
  95.00%

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. %
  91.70%
Avg. CC Regents Score
  56
Avg. Non-CC Regents Score
  42
College Aptitude
CCPC Index
  54.20%
Avg. SAT Math Score
  446
Avg. SAT Read/Write Score
  468
Postsecondary
2-Year College 11.40%
4-Year College 56.80%
Unknown 31.80%

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 84.70%
Female 15.30%
English Language Learners:
  9.10%
Students with IEPs:
  29.40%
Economic Need Index:
  88.90%
Student Ethnicity:
Asian 3.10%
Black 24.70%
Hispanic 67.00%
White 1.80%
Other 3.40%
Teacher Ethnicity:
Black 17.90%
Hispanic 30.80%
White 43.60%
Other 7.70%
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