Bronx Academy for Software Engineering (BASE) (10X264)

2474 Crotona Avenue, Bronx, NY 10458, Bronx
Phone: 718-733-6024
Hours: 8:12am - 2:32pm
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Bus: Bx12, Bx12-SBS, Bx15, Bx17, Bx19, Bx22, Bx9
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BASE is a CTE high school focusing on computer science and social justice. Courses such as Mobile App Design use the tools of software engineering to focus on real-world problem solving. Internships with industry partners give students experience with cutting-edge technology. Seminar classes help students make connections across their academic classes, get to know each other, and develop post-graduation plans. BASE offers an early college and career program with Bronx Community College in cybersecurity to students, with college classes beginning in 11th grade. BASE graduates are prepared to develop their skills in college, enter the software industry as programmers or website designers, and understand and help the communities they live in.

Academic Highlights: CTE program(s): Software Engineering

Other Features: Career and Technical Education (CTE), Early College, Program(s) with 3+ SWD Applicants Per Seat

School Features:

  • NYC 9-14 School, which offer a six-year program where students earn a high school diploma, gain valuable work-based learning experiences, and can earn a no-cost Associate's degree (or up to two years of college credits)
  • School whose primary location is co-located with another school

AP Courses, Languages & Sports
AP Courses
Algebra II (Advanced Math), AP Computer Science A, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Statistics, AP United States History, Chemistry (Advanced Science), World Languages (Advanced World Languages)
Languages Offered
Diploma Endorsements
Math, CTE
Boys PSAL Sports
Baseball, Basketball
Girls PSAL Sports
Softball, Volleyball
Bronx Academy for Software Engineering (BASE)(X18A)
Computer Science & Technology

All BASE students take four years of computer science, learning programming languages like HTML5, Javascript, and Java. Students use Design Thinking, a human-centered problem-solving approach to solve real-world problems. Seniors do a capstone project where they use skills from across disciplines to address a problem in their community. BASE students participate in citywide hackathons sponsored by groups like Code/Interactive and Forbes, and have had internships at SCENYC, Alvin Ailey, and Gilt.

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.
  • (Group 1) Priority to Bronx students or residents
  • (Group 2) Then to New York City residents
Student & Admissions Statistics
School Year
Total Students Across All Grades
    Grade 12 Students
    Grade 11 Students
    Grade 10 Students
    Grade 9 Students
Graduation %
College %
Bronx Academy for Software Engineering (BASE) (X18A)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

155 / 86 (1.80)
74 / 22 (3.36)
Offers - Waitlist
Survey Summary & Data (2022-23)
Student Responses - 59% responded
Academic Rigor 
Academic Engagement 
Bully Prevention 
Mental Support 
Post-School Support 
Teacher Responses - 75% responded
Academic Rigor 
School Satisfaction 
Student Behavior 
Student Support 
School Leadership 
Instructional Clarity 
Instructional Development 
Post-School Support 
Family Responses - 13% responded
Teacher Support 
School Community 
School Leadership 
Post-School Support 

Note: Yellow bars indicate city-wide averages for the associated category

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Academic Summary & Data (2022-23)
Academic Proficiency
4-Year Grad. %
Avg. CC Regents Score
Avg. Non-CC Regents Score
College Aptitude
CCPC Index
Avg. SAT Math Score
Avg. SAT Read/Write Score
2-Year College 11.40%
4-Year College 56.80%
Unknown 31.80%

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School Demographics (2022-23)
Student Population:
Male 84.70%
Female 15.30%
English Language Learners:
Students with IEPs:
Economic Need Index:
Student Ethnicity:
Asian 3.10%
Black 24.70%
Hispanic 67.00%
White 1.80%
Other 3.40%
Teacher Ethnicity:
Black 17.90%
Hispanic 30.80%
White 43.60%
Other 7.70%