West Bronx Academy for the Future (10X243)

500 East Fordham Road, Bronx, NY 10458, Bronx
Phone: 718-563-7139
Email: infor@westbronxacademy.org
Hours: 8:20am - 3:48pm
School Website: https://www.westbronxacademy.org
NYCDOE Website: https://www.myschools.nyc/en/schools/high-school/40795
Quality Snapshot: https://tools.nycenet.edu/snapshot/2022/10X243/HS/
Subway: B, D to Fordham Rd
Bus: Bx1, Bx12, Bx12-SBS, Bx15, Bx17, Bx19, Bx2, Bx22, Bx28, Bx34, Bx41, Bx41-SBS, Bx9, BxM4
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About

West Bronx Academy is an urban community committed to accelerating student learning in a supportive environment with a focus on critical thinking. High school courses are offered to students in the eighth grade and college-level courses are offered to high school students. Through the use of restorative practices, all members of the school community share the responsibility of building and sustaining a positive school environment. We offer exploratory field trips throughout NYC and beyond, we partner with community organizations to bridge the gap between school and community.

Other Features: College Trips, Dress Code, Extended Day Program, Health Center, Internships Available, Online Grading System, Orientation, Program(s) with 2 GE Applicants Per Seat, Program(s) with 3+ GE Applicants Per Seat, Program(s) with 3+ SWD Applicants Per Seat, Summer Bridge, Weekend Programs

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 Spanish Language and Culture, AP Statistics, AP Studio Art - 2D, AP United States Government and Politics, AP United States History, Chemistry (Advanced Science), ELA (College Course [Uncredited]), World Languages (Advanced World Languages)
Languages Offered
Spanish
Boys PSAL Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Swimming, Volleyball
Girls PSAL Sports
Basketball, Cross Country, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Softball, Volleyball
Other Sports
Intramural Flag Football, Intramural Basketball, Intramural Soccer, Intramural Cheerleading
Activities
Student Council, Girls United, Young Men with No Limits, Yearbook Club, Art Club, Music Club, TDF Wendy Wasserstein Theatre Scholarship, YDDC Dance Club, Young Men in the Workplace, Unity Club, Photography Club, Gemini Student Group, Catrock Outdoor Education program, TREC Campus Band, ACDP After School Enrichment Program, After school and Saturday Regents prep, AP for All, One Goal program, Genesys Works corporate internship, Capital One Bank internship, Lifeguard training, Partnership with Gear Up at Lehman College, College Now program, Annual upstate overnight college trip, Annual senior activities like overnight trip, prom, Senior Day, many trips, etc
Programs
West Bronx Academy for the Future(X59X)
Humanities & Interdisciplinary

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
358
366
    Grade 12 Students
67
82
    Grade 11 Students
105
73
    Grade 10 Students
93
105
    Grade 9 Students
93
106
Graduation %
95
100
College %
66
64
West Bronx Academy for the Future (X59X)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

179 / 71 (2.52)
71 / 19 (3.74)
Offers - Waitlist
Survey Summary & Data (2022-23)
Student Responses - 70% responded
Academic Rigor 
  71.57%
Academic Engagement 
  58.50%
Safety 
  71.44%
Bully Prevention 
  58.50%
Inclusivity 
  84.20%
Mental Support 
  66.80%
Environment 
  66.73%
Post-School Support 
  80.00%
Teacher Responses - 89% responded
Academic Rigor 
  82.33%
School Satisfaction 
  83.33%
Student Behavior 
  49.67%
Student Support 
  80.27%
School Leadership 
  85.73%
Instructional Clarity 
  63.00%
Instructional Development 
  76.12%
Post-School Support 
  90.18%
Family Responses - 49% responded
Education 
  94.38%
Teacher Support 
  89.83%
Safety 
  95.00%
School Community 
  86.56%
School Leadership 
  95.45%
Post-School Support 
  90.50%

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. %
  98.50%
Avg. CC Regents Score
  53
Avg. Non-CC Regents Score
  50
College Aptitude
CCPC Index
  84.60%
Avg. SAT Math Score
  450
Avg. SAT Read/Write Score
  464
Postsecondary
2-Year College 23.20%
4-Year College 40.20%
Unknown 36.60%

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 46.60%
Female 53.40%
English Language Learners:
  17.30%
Students with IEPs:
  26.00%
Economic Need Index:
  92.40%
Student Ethnicity:
Asian 0.80%
Black 17.30%
Hispanic 80.40%
White 0.80%
Other 0.70%
Teacher Ethnicity:
Black 21.80%
Hispanic 34.50%
White 34.50%
Other 9.20%
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