Discovery High School (10X549)

2780 Reservoir Avenue, Bronx, NY 10468, Bronx
Phone: 718-733-3872
Email: ksanchez@schools.nyc.gov
Hours: 8:45am - 3:45pm
School Website: https://www.discoveryhsbronx.org/
NYCDOE Website: https://www.myschools.nyc/en/schools/high-school/44993
Quality Snapshot: https://tools.nycenet.edu/snapshot/2022/10X549/HS/
Subway: 4 to Kingsbridge Rd
Bus: Bx1, Bx10, Bx12, Bx12-SBS, Bx2, Bx22, Bx25, Bx26, Bx28, Bx3, Bx32, Bx34, Bx9, BxM3, BxM4
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About

At Discovery, students are prepared for college and life after high school. Students learn how to reflect upon their own thinking and acquire the skills they need to be successful in the world of tomorrow. At our school, every student discovers and explores his or her potential. In addition to the strong emphasis on academics and preparation for college, Discovery emphasizes the importance of developing family-like bonds, both between the teachers and their students, and between the students themselves. Discovery strives to create a nurturing culture in which students enjoy learning and can be creative while maintaining healthy social bonds and relationships.

Other Features: Program(s) with 1 GE Applicant Per Seat, Program(s) with 1 SWD Applicant Per Seat

School Features:

  • Offers 10th Grade Seats
  • 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 Environmental Science, AP United States Government and Politics, AP United States History, World Languages (Advanced World Languages)
Languages Offered
Spanish
Boys PSAL Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Handball, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Volleyball
Girls PSAL Sports
Basketball, Bowling, Outdoor Track, Softball, Swimming, Table Tennis, Volleyball
Programs
Discovery High School(X39A)
Humanities & Interdisciplinary

Arts-integrated academic program with a concentration in the creative and technical arts.

Method:
Requirement:
Students are randomly selected
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
424
419
    Grade 12 Students
104
91
    Grade 11 Students
117
113
    Grade 10 Students
99
112
    Grade 9 Students
104
103
Graduation %
94
91
College %
50
54
Discovery High School (X39A)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

75 / 86 (0.87)
28 / 22 (1.27)
Offers - Waitlist
Survey Summary & Data (2022-23)
Student Responses - 94% responded
Academic Rigor 
  70.14%
Academic Engagement 
  57.33%
Safety 
  72.33%
Bully Prevention 
  67.00%
Inclusivity 
  85.80%
Mental Support 
  67.20%
Environment 
  65.64%
Post-School Support 
  76.56%
Teacher Responses - 100% responded
Academic Rigor 
  92.67%
School Satisfaction 
  92.83%
Student Behavior 
  74.22%
Student Support 
  93.67%
School Leadership 
  95.60%
Instructional Clarity 
  90.80%
Instructional Development 
  92.24%
Post-School Support 
  95.25%
Family Responses - 53% responded
Education 
  91.63%
Teacher Support 
  82.33%
Safety 
  94.00%
School Community 
  87.00%
School Leadership 
  91.00%
Post-School Support 
  93.00%

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. %
  96.30%
Avg. CC Regents Score
  68
Avg. Non-CC Regents Score
  52
College Aptitude
CCPC Index
  94.40%
Avg. SAT Math Score
  413
Avg. SAT Read/Write Score
  405
Postsecondary
2-Year College 16.10%
4-Year College 46.40%
Other Postsecondary 1.10%
Unknown 36.40%

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 59.90%
Female 40.10%
English Language Learners:
  18.60%
Students with IEPs:
  30.20%
Economic Need Index:
  92.10%
Student Ethnicity:
Asian 3.10%
Black 13.40%
Hispanic 80.70%
White 1.90%
Other 0.90%
Teacher Ethnicity:
Asian 22.60%
White 48.40%
Other 29.00%
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