Bronx School for Law, Government and Justice (09X505)

244 East 163 Street, Bronx, NY 10451, Bronx
Phone: 718-410-3430
Email: Cglass@BronxLGJ.org
Hours: 08:00am - 02:20pm
School Website: https://www.BronxLGJ.org
NYCDOE Website: https://www.myschools.nyc/en/schools/high-school/40739
Quality Snapshot: https://tools.nycenet.edu/snapshot/2022/09X505/HS/
Subway: 4, B, D to Yankee Stadium-161st St
Bus: Bx1, Bx13, Bx2, Bx32, Bx35, Bx41, Bx41-SBS, Bx6, Bx6-SBS, BxM4
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About

The Bronx School for Law, Government and Justice (LGJ) is an educational community that believes learning is a product of thinking. Students are engaged in 'hands-on, minds-on' learning in their core classes, as well as through the law curriculum, mentoring, internships, advisory, and extracurricular activities. LGJ is unique in that students have the opportunity to experience our stand-alone law curriculum. We are located on the same city block as the Bronx Criminal Court complex.

Other Features: 10th Grade Seats Available, College Trips, Dress Code, Extended Day Program, Internships Available, Multi-Session School, Online Grading System, Orientation, Program(s) with 2 GE Applicants Per Seat, Program(s) with 2 SWD Applicants Per Seat, Program(s) with 3+ GE Applicants Per Seat, Weekend Programs

School Features:

  • Offers 10th Grade Seats

AP Courses, Languages & Sports
AP Courses
Algebra II (Advanced Math), AP Environmental Science, AP Research, AP Seminar, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP Studio Art - 2D, AP United States Government and Politics, AP United States History, ELA (College Course [Credited]), Other (College Course [Credited]), Physics (Advanced Science), Social Studies (College Course [Credited]), World Languages (Advanced World Languages)
Languages Offered
Spanish
Boys PSAL Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Volleyball
Girls PSAL Sports
Basketball, Cross Country, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Softball, Volleyball
Programs
Bronx School for Law, Government and Justice(X95A)
Law & Government

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 continuing 8th graders
  • (Group 2) Then to Bronx students or residents
  • (Group 3) Then to New York City residents
Student & Admissions Statistics
School Year
2022-23
2021-22
Total Students Across All Grades
473
463
    Grade 12 Students
107
99
    Grade 11 Students
105
111
    Grade 10 Students
137
126
    Grade 9 Students
124
127
Graduation %
88
84
College %
57
80
Bronx School for Law, Government and Justice (X95A)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

272 / 95 (2.86)
60 / 25 (2.40)
Offers - Waitlist
Survey Summary & Data (2022-23)
Student Responses - 63% responded
Academic Rigor 
  73.57%
Academic Engagement 
  60.50%
Safety 
  69.22%
Bully Prevention 
  55.88%
Inclusivity 
  85.60%
Mental Support 
  68.30%
Environment 
  68.91%
Post-School Support 
  84.09%
Teacher Responses - 64% responded
Academic Rigor 
  78.67%
School Satisfaction 
  82.50%
Student Behavior 
  42.89%
Student Support 
  77.00%
School Leadership 
  80.80%
Instructional Clarity 
  67.60%
Instructional Development 
  75.41%
Post-School Support 
  85.64%
Family Responses - 14% responded
Education 
  93.38%
Teacher Support 
  86.00%
Safety 
  90.33%
School Community 
  82.00%
School Leadership 
  91.18%
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. %
  85.00%
Avg. CC Regents Score
  57
Avg. Non-CC Regents Score
  45
College Aptitude
CCPC Index
  66.30%
Avg. SAT Math Score
  411
Avg. SAT Read/Write Score
  431
Postsecondary
2-Year College 15.00%
4-Year College 54.80%
Other Postsecondary 0.90%
Unknown 29.30%

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 47.10%
Female 52.90%
English Language Learners:
  9.90%
Students with IEPs:
  24.50%
Economic Need Index:
  90.70%
Student Ethnicity:
Asian 0.40%
Black 21.10%
Hispanic 76.50%
White 0.80%
Other 1.20%
Teacher Ethnicity:
Black 21.10%
Hispanic 28.10%
White 43.90%
Other 6.90%
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