Bronx Health Sciences High School (11X249)

750 Baychester Avenue, Bronx, NY 10475, Bronx
Phone: 718-904-5450
Email: Jsharoyan@schools.nyc.gov
Hours: 08:00am - 02:20pm
School Website: https://www.bhs11x249.org/
NYCDOE Website: https://www.myschools.nyc/en/schools/high-school/48272
Quality Snapshot: https://tools.nycenet.edu/snapshot/2022/11X249/HS/
Subway: 5 to Baychester Av
Bus: Bx12, Bx12-SBS, Bx23, Bx25, Bx26, Bx28, Bx30, Bx38, BxM7, Q50
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About

Bronx Health Sciences High School (BHS) is a safe, friendly, multicultural learning environment whose doors are open to any high school student interested in future Health and Science careers. BHS provides students with learning opportunities through creative, rigorous, engaging and supportive instruction. Our students benefit from many opportunities, including the chance to take multiple AP courses, complete college coursework through our partnership with College Now and the opportunity to take several science based electives such as prosthetics, design and evolution of medicines, scientific inquiry, bioengineering…

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Academic Highlights: Bronx Health Sciences High School provides social emotional courses that offer access to college and career readiness. Programs include College Now, Aim High, Council for Unity, Bring Change to Mind, Be Wise and Peer Group Connection (PGC), Bronx Health Sciences High School provides Special Education and ESL Services met within academy classes, Bronx Health Sciences High School provides instructional courses that offer access to college and career readiness. Programs include: Diagnostic Disease Research & Inquiry, Bioengineering, Scientific Inquiry, Anatomy & Physiology, AP African American Studies and Asian American History, Bronx Health Sciences High School's 4 year academy sequence offers endorsed diplomas, access to college credits, CTE Certification and internships, Bronx Health Sciences High School is committed to improving facilities including adding science labs, classrooms with color printers and computer stations, State of the Art planetarium, a state of the art Collider Classroom

Other Features: College Trips, Community School, Community Service Expected, Dress Code, Extended Day, Health Center, Internship Expected, Internships Available, Online Grading System, Orientation, Program(s) with 1 SWD Applicant Per Seat, Student Parent Orientation, Summer Bridge, Summer Internships, Summer Orientation, Uniform

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 Art History, AP English Language and Composition, AP Psychology, AP United States Government and Politics, Chemistry (Advanced Science), ELA (College Course [Uncredited]), World Languages (Advanced World Languages)
Languages Offered
Spanish
Boys PSAL Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Volleyball, Wrestling
Girls PSAL Sports
Basketball, Cross Country, Flag Football, Indoor Track, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Volleyball, Wrestling
Co-ed PSAL Sports
Stunt
Other Sports
Cheerleading, Dance, Fitness Club, Running Club, Soccer, Track and Field, Yoga
Activities
Art Club, Arts Beautification Club, Beauty Club, Chess Club, Dance Team, Educators Rising, Science Club, Mouse Squad, Knitting Club, LGBTQ Club, Mindfulness, My Brother's Keeper, National Honor Society, Peer Group Connection, Recycling / Green Team, Senior Committee, Student Council, Theatre Club, Track Club, Video Game Club, Volleyball Club, Yoga/Fitness, softball club, Bring Change to Mind, Anime, Mouse Squad
Programs
Bronx Health Sciences High School(X88X)
Health Professions

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
350
364
    Grade 12 Students
48
60
    Grade 11 Students
94
58
    Grade 10 Students
101
115
    Grade 9 Students
107
131
Graduation %
98
98
College %
92
82
Bronx Health Sciences High School (X88X)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

162 / 86 (1.88)
21 / 22 (0.95)
Offers - Waitlist
Survey Summary & Data (2022-23)
Student Responses - 57% responded
Academic Rigor 
  57.00%
Academic Engagement 
  47.17%
Safety 
  58.67%
Bully Prevention 
  51.63%
Inclusivity 
  70.20%
Mental Support 
  57.70%
Environment 
  54.55%
Post-School Support 
  64.56%
Teacher Responses - 100% responded
Academic Rigor 
  82.33%
School Satisfaction 
  90.00%
Student Behavior 
  73.56%
Student Support 
  89.20%
School Leadership 
  94.13%
Instructional Clarity 
  86.80%
Instructional Development 
  86.59%
Post-School Support 
  97.13%
Family Responses - 28% responded
Education 
  65.63%
Teacher Support 
  55.67%
Safety 
  61.67%
School Community 
  55.33%
School Leadership 
  62.82%
Post-School Support 
  75.50%

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. %
  100.00%
Avg. CC Regents Score
  46
Avg. Non-CC Regents Score
  25
College Aptitude
CCPC Index
  91.70%
Avg. SAT Math Score
  437
Avg. SAT Read/Write Score
  466
Postsecondary
2-Year College 29.70%
4-Year College 59.30%
Unknown 11.00%

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 45.70%
Female 54.30%
English Language Learners:
  6.60%
Students with IEPs:
  18.00%
Economic Need Index:
  79.50%
Student Ethnicity:
Asian 5.70%
Black 49.70%
Hispanic 37.70%
White 1.70%
Other 5.20%
Teacher Ethnicity:
Black 18.50%
White 59.30%
Other 22.20%
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