Bronx High School for Law and Community Service (10X439)

500 East Fordham Road, Bronx, NY 10458, Bronx
Phone: 718-733-5274
Email: mildres.reyes@bronxlawhs.org
Hours: 8:15am - 3:00pm
School Website: https://bronxlawhs.weebly.com/
NYCDOE Website: https://www.myschools.nyc/en/schools/high-school/45499
Quality Snapshot: https://tools.nycenet.edu/snapshot/2022/10X439/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

Our mission at Bronx High School for Law and Community Service is to support self-motivation, intellectual curiosity, and integrity. Graduates successfully achieve their goals in college, career, and beyond. We are a small high school with a four-year college and career plan. It is our belief that all people, regardless of their socioeconomic status or ethnic background, can make meaningful contributions to humanity by serving others. With the help of our partners, students are offered meaningful experiences in their chosen area of interest. Instagram: @principal_barakat, Facebook Alumni Page: You went to Bronx High School for Law & Community Service. 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: Internships: Capital One Bank, The Opportunity Network, Liberty Partnership Program, Yleana Leadership Academy, CUNY College Now, SAT preparation, AP, and Honors courses are included alongside forensic science, mock trial, moot court, criminology, and swimming, Career Readiness & Modern Youth Apprenticeship (CRMYA) School, Futures and Options, Urban Ambassadors, Literacy Leaders, SEO Scholars, Fordham University

Other Features: College Trips, Community Service Expected, CRMYA School, Dress Code, Health Center, Internship Expected, Internships Available, Multi-Session School, 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, Summer Internships, Summer Orientation, 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 Calculus AB, AP Computer Science Principles, AP English Language and Composition, AP Research, AP Seminar, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP United States History, AP World History: Modern, Chemistry (Advanced Science)
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
Activities
Art Club, Athena Club/ Women of Strength, Badminton Club, Book Club, Dance Club, Empowerment for Women, Film Club, JROTC, Journalism Club, Men of Strength, Moot Court/ Mock Trial, Track Club/Team, Volleyball Club
Programs
Law Enforcement Academy(X53A)
Law & Government

Comprehensive four-year program that prepares students for collegiate studies in criminal justice as well as careers in law enforcement and emergency response. The program includes Honors and AP courses. Partnerships include Hogan-Lovells Law Firm, NYPD, FDNY, FBI, and The Justice Resource Center.

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 Bronx students or residents
  • (Group 2) Then to New York City residents
Student & Admissions Statistics
School Year
2022-23
2021-22
Total Students Across All Grades
385
400
    Grade 12 Students
78
88
    Grade 11 Students
82
88
    Grade 10 Students
123
105
    Grade 9 Students
102
119
Graduation %
97
98
College %
70
71
Law Enforcement Academy (X53A)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

219 / 86 (2.55)
68 / 22 (3.09)
Offers - Waitlist
Survey Summary & Data (2022-23)
Student Responses - 90% responded
Academic Rigor 
  78.43%
Academic Engagement 
  63.58%
Safety 
  80.78%
Bully Prevention 
  75.25%
Inclusivity 
  90.90%
Mental Support 
  72.60%
Environment 
  75.45%
Post-School Support 
  86.78%
Teacher Responses - 81% responded
Academic Rigor 
  87.67%
School Satisfaction 
  98.50%
Student Behavior 
  72.67%
Student Support 
  94.13%
School Leadership 
  97.00%
Instructional Clarity 
  91.00%
Instructional Development 
  91.76%
Post-School Support 
  98.75%
Family Responses - 14% responded
Education 
  94.75%
Teacher Support 
  84.50%
Safety 
  97.67%
School Community 
  88.00%
School Leadership 
  96.18%
Post-School Support 
  94.00%

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. %
  94.90%
Avg. CC Regents Score
  44
Avg. Non-CC Regents Score
  47
College Aptitude
CCPC Index
  36.10%
Avg. SAT Math Score
  444
Avg. SAT Read/Write Score
  462
Postsecondary
2-Year College 14.90%
4-Year College 54.30%
Unknown 30.80%

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 47.80%
Female 52.20%
English Language Learners:
  17.10%
Students with IEPs:
  29.90%
Economic Need Index:
  89.60%
Student Ethnicity:
Asian 1.80%
Black 22.90%
Hispanic 71.40%
White 2.30%
Other 1.60%
Teacher Ethnicity:
Black 20.60%
Hispanic 17.60%
White 44.10%
Other 17.70%
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