Cinema School, The (12X478)

1551 East 172Nd Street, Bronx, NY 10472, Bronx
Phone: 718-620-2560
Email: pmonforte@tcs-nyc.org
Hours: 08:15am - 02:50pm
School Website: https://thecinemaschool.org/
NYCDOE Website: https://www.myschools.nyc/en/schools/high-school/44205
Admissions Information: https://thecinemaschool.org/virtual-activities
Quality Snapshot: https://tools.nycenet.edu/snapshot/2022/12X478/HS/
Subway: 6 to Elder Av
Bus: Bx11, Bx27, Bx35, Bx4, Bx4A, BxM6, Q44-SBS
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Program Details
The Cinema School (Y42A)
Film/Video

We offer a rigorous liberal arts college preparatory curriculum and a four-year curriculum in narrative filmmaking.

Method:
Requirement:
Students are admitted based on their course grades
Priority:
  • (Group 1) Open to New York City residents
Student & Admissions Statistics
School Year
2022-23
2021-22
Total Students Across All Grades
357
348
    Grade 12 Students
100
76
    Grade 11 Students
87
110
    Grade 10 Students
86
84
    Grade 9 Students
84
78
Graduation %
93
95
College %
67
64
The Cinema School (Y42A)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

121 / 64 (1.89)
42 / 17 (2.47)
Offers - Waitlist
About the School

The Cinema School offers a rich liberal arts education grounded in creative activity. Filmmaking serves as the core of a strong academic program that prepares students for a wide range of careers. Students take the required courses for an Advanced Regents diploma which will prepare them for admissions to competitive four-year universities. In addition to providing students with essential creative and technological skills, filmmaking also deepens learning by building confidence, responsibility, teamwork, and leadership. We offer a supportive small school community and individualized attention.

Academic Highlights: Language Courses Available, AP Courses Available

Other Features: 10th Grade Seats Available, College Trips, Online Grading System, Orientation, Program(s) with 2 SWD Applicants Per Seat, Saturday 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 English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP United States History, Chemistry (Advanced Science), Physics (Advanced Science), World Languages (Advanced World Languages)
Languages Offered
French
Boys PSAL Sports
Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Soccer, Swimming, Volleyball
Girls PSAL Sports
Badminton, Basketball, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Softball, Volleyball
Co-ed PSAL Sports
Stunt
Survey Summary & Data (2022-23)
Student Responses - 73% responded
Academic Rigor 
  65.14%
Academic Engagement 
  53.83%
Safety 
  79.44%
Bully Prevention 
  64.00%
Inclusivity 
  82.20%
Mental Support 
  63.70%
Environment 
  65.27%
Post-School Support 
  68.89%
Teacher Responses - 87% responded
Academic Rigor 
  78.00%
School Satisfaction 
  60.83%
Student Behavior 
  49.33%
Student Support 
  75.87%
School Leadership 
  62.07%
Instructional Clarity 
  62.60%
Instructional Development 
  69.88%
Post-School Support 
  86.13%
Family Responses - 17% responded
Education 
  84.63%
Teacher Support 
  78.83%
Safety 
  91.33%
School Community 
  85.56%
School Leadership 
  89.18%
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. %
  87.60%
Avg. CC Regents Score
  52
Avg. Non-CC Regents Score
  40
College Aptitude
CCPC Index
  48.50%
Avg. SAT Math Score
  422
Avg. SAT Read/Write Score
  438
Postsecondary
2-Year College 42.70%
4-Year College 33.40%
Unknown 23.90%

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 46.20%
Female 53.80%
English Language Learners:
  10.60%
Students with IEPs:
  26.90%
Economic Need Index:
  89.20%
Student Ethnicity:
Asian 0.80%
Black 18.80%
Hispanic 77.30%
White 1.10%
Other 2.00%
Teacher Ethnicity:
Black 38.50%
Hispanic 19.20%
White 30.80%
Other 11.50%
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