Fordham Leadership Academy (10X438)

500 East Fordham Road, Bronx, NY 10458, Bronx
Phone: 718-733-5024
Email: MNoel19@schools.nyc.gov
Hours: 08:15am - 02:54pm
School Website: https://www.fordhamleadership.com
NYCDOE Website: https://www.myschools.nyc/en/schools/high-school/38700
Admissions Information: https://hs438x.echalksites.com/
Quality Snapshot: https://tools.nycenet.edu/snapshot/2022/10X438/HS/
Subway: B, D to Fordham Rd
Bus: Bx1, Bx12, Bx12-SBS, Bx15, Bx17, Bx19, Bx2, Bx22, Bx28, Bx34, Bx41, Bx41-SBS, Bx9, BxM4
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Program Details
College Preparatory and Leadership (X52A)
Humanities & Interdisciplinary

This is a college preparatory program that focuses on preparing students to become leaders in the fields of Science, Mathematics and the Humanities via our sequence of academically rigorous and college bound (college-credit bearing) courses. STEM pathways begin in grade 9. In addition to AP courses, our students will receive opportunities for on-site and off-site CUNY College Now courses taught by college professors, internships (some paid), and leadership instruction beginning in the 9th grade.

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
415
414
    Grade 12 Students
106
89
    Grade 11 Students
96
113
    Grade 10 Students
98
109
    Grade 9 Students
115
103
Graduation %
100
100
College %
66
73
College Preparatory and Leadership (X52A)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

368 / 86 (4.28)
101 / 22 (4.59)
Offers - Waitlist
About the School

Fordham Leadership Academy (FLA), caters to the whole child by our unwavering commitment to developing future leaders that are prepared for the opportunities and challenges of the 21st century via academic excellence and character development. All scholars at FLA will receive an academically challenging experience that includes the application of theory in the real world. FLA scholars will be expected to participate in AP courses, College Now, internships (some paid), Leadership Commitment activities (community service), field experiences, extracurricular activities, and Advisory for social-emotional learning. 100% of FLA scholars will have a post-high school plan and will have applied to colleges/universities by Spring of Senior Year. Our school is also a FutureReadyNYC school offering the best of college and career exploration and preparation in Technology -one of the fastest growing and highest paid industries in our city. Students will explore a range of careers, acquire 21st century employability skills including financial literacy, earn paid work-based learning opportunities and early college credits and credentials, engage in 1-1 advising and will graduate prepared for college and/or careers in NYCs growing tech industry. . We are part of the Career Readiness and Modern Youth Apprenticeship (CRMYA) pilot, which helps us support career readiness for all our students. We have courses that help our ninth and tenth graders explore their career interests and develop readiness skills. Our students can apply for apprenticeships in tech, finance, and business, which allows them to earn and learn while in high school. We are part of the Career Readiness and Modern Youth Apprenticeship (CRMYA) pilot, which helps us support career readiness for all our students. We have courses that help our ninth and tenth graders explore their career interests and develop readiness skills. Our students can apply for apprenticeships in tech, finance, and business, which allows them to earn and learn while in high school.

Academic Highlights: areer Readiness and Modern Youth Apprenticeship, FutureReadyNYC: Technology (Software Developer), Virtual Learning Classes, AVID, AP For All, Career Readiness & Modern Youth Apprenticeship (CRMYA) School

Other Features: College Trips, Community School, Community Service Expected, CRMYA School, FutureReadyNYC School, Health Center, Internship Expected, Internships Available, Online Grading System, Orientation, Program(s) with 3+ GE Applicants Per Seat, Program(s) with 3+ SWD Applicants Per Seat, Saturday Programs, Student Parent Orientation, Summer Bridge

School Features:

  • School whose primary location is co-located with another school

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 Spanish Language and Culture, AP United States History, Chemistry (Advanced Science), ELA (College Course [Credited]), Physics (Advanced Science), World Languages (Advanced World Languages)
Languages Offered
Spanish
Boys PSAL Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Swimming, Volleyball
Girls PSAL Sports
Basketball, Cross Country, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Softball, Volleyball
Other Sports
Dance, Fitness Club, Soccer, Table Tennis, Yoga, Volleyball
Activities
Peer Group Connection, The Leadership Program, Student Leadership Network, College Bridge Cafe, Student Council, Community Service
Survey Summary & Data (2022-23)
Student Responses - 73% responded
Academic Rigor 
  75.43%
Academic Engagement 
  65.42%
Safety 
  72.78%
Bully Prevention 
  66.13%
Inclusivity 
  88.70%
Mental Support 
  74.10%
Environment 
  68.45%
Post-School Support 
  83.78%
Teacher Responses - 90% responded
Academic Rigor 
  81.67%
School Satisfaction 
  75.33%
Student Behavior 
  43.44%
Student Support 
  82.13%
School Leadership 
  70.47%
Instructional Clarity 
  69.60%
Instructional Development 
  79.06%
Post-School Support 
  85.63%
Family Responses - 63% responded
Education 
  96.00%
Teacher Support 
  94.17%
Safety 
  95.33%
School Community 
  89.33%
School Leadership 
  98.09%
Post-School Support 
  93.00%

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. %
  100.00%
Avg. CC Regents Score
  53
Avg. Non-CC Regents Score
  57
College Aptitude
CCPC Index
  47.60%
Avg. SAT Math Score
  408
Avg. SAT Read/Write Score
  411
Postsecondary
2-Year College 12.50%
4-Year College 38.60%
Other Postsecondary 1.10%
Unknown 47.80%

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 46.00%
Female 54.00%
English Language Learners:
  10.80%
Students with IEPs:
  24.10%
Economic Need Index:
  90.70%
Student Ethnicity:
Asian 1.00%
Black 21.70%
Hispanic 73.50%
White 2.70%
Other 1.10%
Teacher Ethnicity:
Hispanic 39.40%
White 36.40%
Other 24.20%
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