Bronx High School for the Visual Arts (11X418)

2040 Antin Pl, Bronx, NY 10462, Bronx
Phone: 718-319-5160
Email: iwither@schools.nyc.gov
Hours: 8:15am - 2:45pm
School Website: https://bhsva418.com
NYCDOE Website: https://www.myschools.nyc/en/schools/high-school/46656
Quality Snapshot: https://tools.nycenet.edu/snapshot/2022/11X418/HS/
Subway: 2 to Bronx Park East; 5 to Morris Park
Bus: Bx12, Bx12-SBS, Bx21, Bx22, Bx30, Bx39, BxM10, BxM11
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About

We offer a challenging, sequential, four-year pre-professional art program and an interdisciplinary academic curriculum within a close-knit school community. We offer two visual arts programs: one focuses on developing general knowledge, while the other prepares students to become professional graphic designers. Both programs emphasize skill-building, student creativity, interests, and community contributions. Our cultural partners provide learning experiences and additional resources for students and their families. Our small class size and project-based, student-centered curriculum provide individualized attention and prepare students for college and careers in the arts.

Academic Highlights: CTE program(s): Graphic Design

Other Features: Career and Technical Education (CTE), Program(s) with 3+ SWD Applicants 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 Psychology, Biology (College Course [Credited]), Comp Sci/Math Tech (College Course [Credited]), ELA (College Course [Credited]), Math (College Course [Credited]), Other (College Course [Credited]), Physics (Advanced Science)
Languages Offered
Spanish
Diploma Endorsements
Math, CTE
Boys PSAL Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Football, Indoor Track, Lacrosse, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Tennis, Volleyball
Girls PSAL Sports
Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Gymnastics, Indoor Track, Lacrosse, Outdoor Track, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Volleyball
Programs
Visual Art(X35A)
Visual Art & Design

A program of study focused on the visual arts, including art history, painting, drawing, photography, sculpture, and mixed media. This curriculum helps students become prepared for advanced study and work in the visual arts.

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
Graphic Design(X35B)
Visual Art & Design

A program of study focused on learning the elements, principles and process of design, and developing digital media and business skills. Students participate in internships and are prepared for advanced study and work in the field of graphic design.

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
Bronx High School for the Visual Arts D75 Inclusion Program(X35U)

Student & Admissions Statistics
School Year
2022-23
2021-22
Total Students Across All Grades
416
442
    Grade 12 Students
82
111
    Grade 11 Students
108
102
    Grade 10 Students
117
117
    Grade 9 Students
109
112
Graduation %
79
81
College %
40
44
Bronx High School for the Visual Arts D75 Inclusion Program (X35U)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

0 / 0 (0.00)
0 / 0 (0.00)
Waitlist
Graphic Design (X35B)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

60 / 38 (1.58)
30 / 10 (3.00)
Offers - Waitlist
Visual Art (X35A)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

81 / 38 (2.13)
30 / 10 (3.00)
Offers - Waitlist
Survey Summary & Data (2022-23)
Student Responses - 76% responded
Academic Rigor 
  72.71%
Academic Engagement 
  57.17%
Safety 
  87.22%
Bully Prevention 
  80.00%
Inclusivity 
  90.20%
Mental Support 
  71.00%
Environment 
  69.91%
Post-School Support 
  83.11%
Teacher Responses - 100% responded
Academic Rigor 
  81.00%
School Satisfaction 
  84.00%
Student Behavior 
  65.00%
Student Support 
  89.40%
School Leadership 
  80.13%
Instructional Clarity 
  72.80%
Instructional Development 
  82.18%
Post-School Support 
  96.38%
Family Responses - 14% responded
Education 
  95.13%
Teacher Support 
  87.00%
Safety 
  97.33%
School Community 
  87.00%
School Leadership 
  94.45%
Post-School Support 
  87.50%

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. %
  84.80%
Avg. CC Regents Score
  46
Avg. Non-CC Regents Score
  51
College Aptitude
CCPC Index
  41.30%
Avg. SAT Math Score
  423
Avg. SAT Read/Write Score
  445
Postsecondary
2-Year College 15.60%
4-Year College 22.20%
Unknown 62.20%

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 44.30%
Female 55.40%
Other 0.30%
English Language Learners:
  8.90%
Students with IEPs:
  27.20%
Economic Need Index:
  87.20%
Student Ethnicity:
Asian 2.40%
Black 24.80%
Hispanic 58.40%
White 12.50%
Other 1.90%
Teacher Ethnicity:
Black 32.40%
Hispanic 23.50%
White 32.40%
Other 11.70%
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