Bronx High School of Science, The (10X445)

75 West 205 Street, Bronx, NY 10468, Bronx
Phone: 718-817-7700
Hours: 8:00am - 3:45pm
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Subway: 4 to Mosholu Parkway; B, D to Bedford Park Blvd
Bus: Bx1, Bx10, Bx16, Bx2, Bx22, Bx25, Bx26, Bx28, Bx3, BxM3, BxM4
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The Bronx High School of Science educates an academically gifted community of learners through a rigorous STEM curriculum. All academic disciplines are taught through the lens of inquiry to emphasize critical thinking and problem solving. The school cultivates a diverse community of lifelong learners who discover their passions through a collaborative and supportive network of students, educators and alumni. Drawing upon a long tradition of academic success, the Bronx High School of Science prepares students to flourish in the best colleges and universities, creating leaders and visionaries of the future. Included among the school's alumni are eight Nobel Prize winners and six Pulitzer Prize winners.

School Features:

  • Specialized School
  • Offers 10th Grade Seats

AP Courses, Languages & Sports
AP Courses
Algebra II (Advanced Math), AP Art History, AP Biology, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Chemistry, AP Chinese Language and Culture, AP Comparative Government and Politics, AP Computer Science A, AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP European History, AP French Language and Culture, AP Human Geography, AP Italian Language and Culture, AP Latin, AP Macroeconomics, AP Microeconomics, AP Physics 1, AP Physics 2, AP Physics C: Mechanics, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP Statistics, AP United States Government and Politics, AP United States History, AP World History: Modern, Biology (College Course [Credited]), Biology (College Course [Uncredited]), Calculus (College Course [Uncredited]), Chemistry (Advanced Science), Comp Sci/Math Tech (College Course [Uncredited]), Econ/Gov (Advanced Placement), Math (College Course [Uncredited]), Physics (Advanced Science), Physics (College Course [Uncredited]), Science (College Course [Credited]), World Languages (Advanced World Languages)
Languages Offered
French, Italian, Japanese, Latin, Mandarin, Spanish
Boys PSAL Sports
Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Fencing, Gymnastics, Handball, Indoor Track, Lacrosse, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis, Volleyball, Wrestling
Girls PSAL Sports
Badminton, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Fencing, Flag Football, Golf, Gymnastics, Handball, Indoor Track, Lacrosse, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis, Volleyball, Wrestling
Co-ed PSAL Sports
Cricket, Golf
Other Sports
Ultimate Frisbee Team
Drama (Play/Musical), Mock Trial, Model UN, Robotics (Sciborgs/FeMaidens), S!NG, Speech and Debate, Business Society, DECA, Entrepreneurship Club, Get Your Life Together Club (GYLT), Investment Society, Pre-Medical Society, East Asian Entertainment Club, Filipino Culture Club, French Culture Club, Hindi Cinema Club, Japanese Culture Club, Italian Club, Jewish Student Union, Muslim Students' Association, Latin Club, Lunar New Year Productions, Martial Arts Culture Club, NASHA of Culture, Seekers Christian Fellowship, Vivo Latino, World Culture Cooking Club, E-Sports Club, Chess Club, Dungeons and Dragons, A Cappella Club, Bronx Science Fashion Show, Chamber Music, Crafts for Humanity, DIY Club, Edible Arts, Film Production Club, Jazz Club, Starving Artists Society, Painting Club, Dynamo Literary Magazine, Exposition, Journal of Biology (JOB), Astronomy Club, BioEthics, Bronx Science Hackers, Science Olympiad, Machine Learning Club, Amnesty International, Best Buddies Bronx Science, Current Events Forum, Gay Straight Alliance/ Gender Sexuality Alliance, Helping out NYC's Youth, Key Club, LEAP (League of Environmental and Animal Protection) Club, Mental Health Association, National Organization for Women, Red Cross Club, Unicef
The Bronx High School of Science(X89S)
Science & Math

Admission to this Specialized High School is based solely on the score obtained on the Specialized High Schools Admission Test (SHSAT). Students should speak to their school counselors in the Fall to register for the SHSAT.

Offers are made based on Specialized High Schools Admissions Test (SHSAT) score.
  • (Group 1) Open to New York City residents who take the Specialized High Schools Admissions Test (SHSAT)
Student & Admissions Statistics
School Year
Total Students Across All Grades
    Grade 12 Students
    Grade 11 Students
    Grade 10 Students
    Grade 9 Students
Graduation %
College %
The Bronx High School of Science (X89S)
Applicants / Seats:

19,396 / 748 (25.93)
Survey Summary & Data (2022-23)
Student Responses - 88% responded
Academic Rigor 
Academic Engagement 
Bully Prevention 
Mental Support 
Post-School Support 
Teacher Responses - 69% responded
Academic Rigor 
School Satisfaction 
Student Behavior 
Student Support 
School Leadership 
Instructional Clarity 
Instructional Development 
Post-School Support 
Family Responses - 31% 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. ACT English Score
Avg. ACT Math Score
Avg. ACT Reading Score
Avg. ACT Science Score
Avg. SAT Math Score
Avg. SAT Read/Write Score
2-Year College 0.10%
4-Year College 90.60%
Other Postsecondary 0.10%
Unknown 9.20%

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Information on NYS Regents exams can be found here:

School Demographics (2022-23)
Student Population:
Male 53.70%
Female 46.20%
Other 0.10%
English Language Learners:
Students with IEPs:
Economic Need Index:
Student Ethnicity:
Asian 60.70%
Black 4.50%
Hispanic 8.80%
White 21.10%
Other 4.90%
Teacher Ethnicity:
Asian 17.10%
Black 3.60%
Hispanic 9.30%
White 65.00%
Other 5.00%