Antonia Pantoja Preparatory Academy: A College Board School (08X376)

1980 Lafayette Avenue, Bronx, NY 10473, Bronx
Phone: 718-824-3152
Email: vwilliams7@schools.nyc.gov
Hours: 8:15am - 2:35pm
School Website: https://www.appabx.org/
NYCDOE Website: https://www.myschools.nyc/en/schools/high-school/41525
Quality Snapshot: https://tools.nycenet.edu/snapshot/2022/08X376/HS/
Bus: Bx22, Bx27, Bx36, Bx39, Bx5, BxM8
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About

Antonia Pantoja Preparatory Academy (APPA) is a college preparatory school offering a continuum of instruction from middle school through high school, with a focus on preparing students to compete and succeed in a global workforce. Our program develops fully multilingual and biliterate students through an integration of social learning experiences. Students participate in programs designed to enhance their understanding of the real world in order to develop critical thinking and problem solving skills, so that they may become productive members of society. We focus on creating a family friendly culture, making the environment receptive to all. Our Restorative Justice program increases equity for all.

Academic Highlights: Spanish, AP Courses Available

Other Features: 10th Grade Seats Available, College Trips, Extended Day, Health Center, Orientation, Program(s) with 1 GE Applicant Per Seat, Program(s) with 2 SWD Applicants Per Seat, 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 English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP United States History, Calculus (Advanced Math), ELA (College Course [Credited]), World Languages (Advanced World Languages)
Languages Offered
Spanish
Boys PSAL Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Football, Outdoor Track, Soccer
Girls PSAL Sports
Badminton, Basketball, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Volleyball
Other Sports
Badminton, Basketball, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field, Volleyball
Activities
Broadway Junior, Art Club
Programs
Antonia Pantoja Preparatory Academy: A College Board School(Y34A)
Performing Arts

Theater, performance, and dance.

Method:
Requirement:
Students are randomly selected
Priority:
  • (Group 1) Priority to continuing 8th graders
  • (Group 2) Then to Bronx students or residents
  • (Group 3) Then to New York City residents
Antonia Pantoja Preparatory Academy D75 Inclusion Program(Y34U)

Student & Admissions Statistics
School Year
2022-23
2021-22
Total Students Across All Grades
248
229
    Grade 12 Students
55
38
    Grade 11 Students
40
65
    Grade 10 Students
81
45
    Grade 9 Students
72
81
Graduation %
78
88
College %
56
38
Antonia Pantoja Preparatory Academy: A College Board School (Y34A)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

54 / 64 (0.84)
29 / 17 (1.71)
Offers - Waitlist
Antonia Pantoja Preparatory Academy D75 Inclusion Program (Y34U)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

0 / 0 (0.00)
0 / 0 (0.00)
Waitlist
Survey Summary & Data (2022-23)
Student Responses - 96% responded
Academic Rigor 
  66.57%
Academic Engagement 
  55.58%
Safety 
  66.11%
Bully Prevention 
  54.13%
Inclusivity 
  79.80%
Mental Support 
  63.20%
Environment 
  61.18%
Post-School Support 
  74.00%
Teacher Responses - 100% responded
Academic Rigor 
  92.33%
School Satisfaction 
  95.00%
Student Behavior 
  53.89%
Student Support 
  91.13%
School Leadership 
  98.27%
Instructional Clarity 
  92.60%
Instructional Development 
  92.53%
Post-School Support 
  93.73%
Family Responses - 85% responded
Education 
  90.75%
Teacher Support 
  89.17%
Safety 
  94.33%
School Community 
  86.44%
School Leadership 
  95.64%
Post-School Support 
  91.50%

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. %
  81.00%
Avg. CC Regents Score
  44
Avg. Non-CC Regents Score
  33
College Aptitude
CCPC Index
  81.00%
Avg. SAT Math Score
  383
Avg. SAT Read/Write Score
  420
Postsecondary
2-Year College 16.30%
4-Year College 22.40%
Other Postsecondary 2.00%
Unknown 59.30%

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 48.40%
Female 51.60%
English Language Learners:
  16.10%
Students with IEPs:
  31.90%
Economic Need Index:
  90.40%
Student Ethnicity:
Asian 5.20%
Black 20.20%
Hispanic 67.70%
White 4.80%
Other 2.10%
Teacher Ethnicity:
Black 27.80%
Hispanic 38.90%
White 25.00%
Other 8.30%
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