Women's Academy of Excellence (08X282)

456 White Plains Road, Bronx, NY 10473, Bronx
Phone: 718-542-0740
Email: fsolcruz2@schools.nyc.gov
Hours: 08:20am - 02:35pm
School Website: https://www.thewae.org
NYCDOE Website: https://www.myschools.nyc/en/schools/high-school/41213
Admissions Information: https://www.thewae.org/prospective-students
Quality Snapshot: https://tools.nycenet.edu/snapshot/2022/08X282/HS/
Bus: Bx22, Bx27, Bx36, Bx39, Bx5
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About

The Women's Academy of Excellence is an all-girls public high school, serving grades 9-12. Our mission is to create a community of lifelong learners, to nurture the intellectual curiosity and creativity of the scholars, and to empower them as young women. The school community seeks to cultivate a dynamic, participatory learning environment that enables scholars to achieve academic success on many levels, specifically in the fields of math, science, and civic responsibility. The scholars are exposed to a challenging curriculum that supports them in becoming college and career ready. The young ladies are encouraged to become leaders within their communities and to use their voices for positive change. Our motto: GIRLS MATTER! Instagram: @waebronx Youtube: Women's Academy of Excellence Facebook Page: Women's Academy of Excellence. 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: Career Readiness Modern Youth Apprenticeship Program (Paid Apprenticeships & College Credit Classes), Career Readiness & Modern Youth Apprenticeship (CRMYA) School

Other Features: College Trips, Community Service Expected, CRMYA School, Health Center, Internships Available, Online Grading System, Orientation, Student Parent Orientation, Uniform

School Features:

  • Female Only School
  • 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 Chemistry, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Statistics, AP United States History, AP World History: Modern, Chemistry (Advanced Science), Comp Sci/Math Tech (College Course [Credited]), ELA (College Course [Credited]), Math (College Course [Credited]), Physics (Advanced Science), Science (College Course [Credited]), World Languages (Advanced World Languages)
Languages Offered
Spanish
Boys PSAL Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Fencing, Indoor Track
Girls PSAL Sports
Basketball, Cross Country, Indoor Track, Softball, Volleyball
Co-ed PSAL Sports
Stunt
Other Sports
Cheerleading, Dance, Volleyball, Basketball (We Can Play Too)
Activities
School Public Relations Team (WAE News), Ambassadors Club, Gem 2 Diamonds Club, Student Council, Girls Who Code, My Sister's Keeper Club, ACE IT Peer Tutoring, Montefiore Internship Program
Programs
Women's Academy of Excellence(Y01T)
Science & Math

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) Open to New York City residents
Student & Admissions Statistics
School Year
2022-23
2021-22
Total Students Across All Grades
167
195
    Grade 12 Students
48
47
    Grade 11 Students
34
67
    Grade 10 Students
48
36
    Grade 9 Students
37
45
Graduation %
80
72
College %
45
51
Women's Academy of Excellence (Y01T)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

20 / 86 (0.23)
5 / 22 (0.23)
Offers - Waitlist
Survey Summary & Data (2022-23)
Student Responses - 80% responded
Academic Rigor 
  66.86%
Academic Engagement 
  51.67%
Safety 
  77.22%
Bully Prevention 
  68.75%
Inclusivity 
  80.00%
Mental Support 
  58.80%
Environment 
  59.91%
Post-School Support 
  80.78%
Teacher Responses - 83% responded
Academic Rigor 
  88.67%
School Satisfaction 
  94.33%
Student Behavior 
  71.11%
Student Support 
  93.73%
School Leadership 
  95.47%
Instructional Clarity 
  91.60%
Instructional Development 
  94.88%
Post-School Support 
  95.63%
Family Responses - 32% responded
Education 
  81.38%
Teacher Support 
  72.50%
Safety 
  88.00%
School Community 
  81.00%
School Leadership 
  90.27%
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. %
  84.20%
Avg. CC Regents Score
  42
Avg. Non-CC Regents Score
  42
College Aptitude
CCPC Index
  78.90%
Avg. SAT Math Score
  420
Avg. SAT Read/Write Score
  420
Postsecondary
2-Year College 15.70%
4-Year College 37.30%
Other Postsecondary 5.90%
Unknown 41.10%

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:
Female 100.00%
English Language Learners:
  19.80%
Students with IEPs:
  15.60%
Economic Need Index:
  89.60%
Student Ethnicity:
Asian 10.80%
Black 31.70%
Hispanic 38.90%
White 13.20%
Other 5.40%
Teacher Ethnicity:
Asian 29.40%
Black 29.40%
White 35.30%
Other 5.90%
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