Collegiate Institute for Math and Science (CIMS) (11X288)

925 Astor Avenue, Bronx, NY 10469, Bronx
Phone: 718-944-3635
Email: fnelson2@schools.nyc.gov
Hours: 8:20am - 2:40pm
School Website: https://www.cimsnyc.org
NYCDOE Website: https://www.myschools.nyc/en/schools/high-school/43537
Quality Snapshot: https://tools.nycenet.edu/snapshot/2022/11X288/HS/
Subway: 2 to Allerton Av; 5 to Pelham Parkway
Bus: Bx12, Bx12-SBS, Bx25, Bx26, Bx30, Bx39, Bx8, BxM11
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Program Details
Collegiate Institute for Math and Science (X29J)
Science & Math

This program prepares scholars for success in colleges and careers focused on science and mathematics. In our core science and math sequence, scholars have access to at least 10 AP courses as well as Honors and electives focused on biology and computer science. Scholars will be equipped with a foundation of essential knowledge and skills critical to be career and college ready.

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
556
567
    Grade 12 Students
120
138
    Grade 11 Students
138
132
    Grade 10 Students
147
155
    Grade 9 Students
151
142
Graduation %
89
88
College %
63
76
Collegiate Institute for Math and Science (X29J)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

164 / 68 (2.41)
21 / 18 (1.17)
Offers - Waitlist
About the School

Collegiate Institute for Math & Science offers a rounded educational program with a emphasis on mathematics, sciences and advanced placement (AP) courses. All students are expected to study take four years of math and science in our academy and are strongly encouraged to meet prescribed college and career readiness standards. Although our academic focus is on mathematics and science, we strive to meet all needs of all students, including their social and emotional needs.

Other Features: 10th Grade Seats Available, College Trips, Community Service Expected, Dress Code, Extended Day Program, Health Center, Internships Available, Online Grading System, Orientation, Program(s) with 3+ GE Applicants Per Seat, Program(s) with 3+ SWD Applicants Per Seat, Summer Bridge, Summer Internships, Summer Orientation, Weekend Programs

School Features:

  • Offers 10th Grade Seats
  • 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 Microeconomics, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP Statistics, AP United States Government and Politics, AP United States History, AP World History: Modern, Chemistry (Advanced Science), Physics (Advanced Science), World Languages (Advanced World Languages)
Languages Offered
Spanish
Diploma Endorsements
Math, Science
Boys PSAL Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Football, Indoor Track, Lacrosse, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Tennis, Volleyball
Girls PSAL Sports
Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Gymnastics, Indoor Track, Lacrosse, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Volleyball
Survey Summary & Data (2022-23)
Student Responses - 95% responded
Academic Rigor 
  70.29%
Academic Engagement 
  55.67%
Safety 
  71.56%
Bully Prevention 
  61.38%
Inclusivity 
  81.90%
Mental Support 
  64.10%
Environment 
  61.73%
Post-School Support 
  75.11%
Teacher Responses - 92% responded
Academic Rigor 
  82.00%
School Satisfaction 
  76.00%
Student Behavior 
  70.44%
Student Support 
  86.53%
School Leadership 
  80.00%
Instructional Clarity 
  82.80%
Instructional Development 
  82.06%
Post-School Support 
  95.00%
Family Responses - 44% responded
Education 
  91.38%
Teacher Support 
  86.17%
Safety 
  91.00%
School Community 
  82.78%
School Leadership 
  90.55%
Post-School Support 
  87.00%

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. %
  90.80%
Avg. CC Regents Score
  64
Avg. Non-CC Regents Score
  58
College Aptitude
CCPC Index
  84.90%
Avg. SAT Math Score
  465
Avg. SAT Read/Write Score
  460
Postsecondary
2-Year College 17.60%
4-Year College 53.60%
Other Postsecondary 3.50%
Unknown 25.30%

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 63.10%
Female 36.90%
English Language Learners:
  6.80%
Students with IEPs:
  20.50%
Economic Need Index:
  78.20%
Student Ethnicity:
Asian 12.80%
Black 27.30%
Hispanic 39.00%
White 14.70%
Other 6.20%
Teacher Ethnicity:
Black 46.90%
Hispanic 25.00%
White 21.90%
Other 6.20%
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