Metropolitan High School, The (12X248)

1180 Rev. J.A. Polite Ave., Bronx, NY 10459, Bronx
Phone: 718-991-4634
Email: mlopez160@schools.nyc.gov
Hours: 8:20am - 2:40pm
School Website: https://www.themetropolitanhs.org/
NYCDOE Website: https://www.myschools.nyc/en/schools/high-school/48352
Quality Snapshot: https://tools.nycenet.edu/snapshot/2022/12X248/HS/
Subway: 2, 5 to Simpson St
Bus: Bx17, Bx19, Bx21, Bx27, Bx35, Bx4, Bx4A, Bx5, Bx6, Bx6-SBS
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About

At Metropolitan High School, our mission is to inspire, empower, and educate the leaders, innovators, and compassionate individuals of tomorrow. We are committed to providing an exceptional learning environment that fosters intellectual curiosity, cultivates character, and celebrates diversity. Our dedicated educators are passionate about guiding each student on a path of academic excellence, critical thinking, and creative problem-solving. We believe in nurturing not only the minds but also the hearts of our students, instilling values of respect, kindness, and responsibility. Through a commitment to innovation, a supportive community, and a global perspective, we prepare our students to thrive in an ever-changing world. Our mission is to unlock their full potential, equipping them with the knowledge, skills, and resilience to make a positive impact on society.

Upcoming Events

Academic Highlights: Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Program, CompTia Computer Hardware Program

Other Features: College Trips, Community School, Community Service Expected, Dress Code, Extended Day Program, Internships Available, Online Grading System, Orientation, Summer Bridge, Summer Internships, Summer Orientation, Weekend Programs

AP Courses, Languages & Sports
AP Courses
Algebra II (Advanced Math), AP English Language and Composition, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP United States History, Chemistry (Advanced Science), World Languages (Advanced World Languages)
Languages Offered
Spanish
Boys PSAL Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Soccer
Girls PSAL Sports
Badminton, Basketball, Soccer, Softball
Activities
After school tutoring, Music, Choir, Dance, Cooking club, STEM club, Garden club, Monthly Townhall Celebrations, Monthly Perfect Attendance Trips, School-Wide Day Trips, Phipps After-school, Social Emotional Events, Career and College Fairs, Paid student internship
Programs
The Metropolitan High School(X77R)
Humanities & Interdisciplinary

Method:
Requirement:
Students are randomly selected
Priority:
  • (Group 1) Priority to Bronx students or residents
  • (Group 2) Then to New York City residents
Metropolitan High School D75 Inclusion Program(X77U)

Student & Admissions Statistics
School Year
2022-23
2021-22
Total Students Across All Grades
156
134
    Grade 12 Students
36
25
    Grade 11 Students
25
22
    Grade 10 Students
50
42
    Grade 9 Students
45
45
Graduation %
76
71
College %
31
33
Metropolitan High School D75 Inclusion Program (X77U)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

0 / 0 (0.00)
0 / 0 (0.00)
Waitlist
The Metropolitan High School (X77R)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

35 / 114 (0.31)
11 / 30 (0.37)
Offers - Waitlist
Survey Summary & Data (2022-23)
Student Responses - 78% responded
Academic Rigor 
  66.86%
Academic Engagement 
  59.17%
Safety 
  67.33%
Bully Prevention 
  63.38%
Inclusivity 
  77.50%
Mental Support 
  62.80%
Environment 
  66.45%
Post-School Support 
  76.33%
Teacher Responses - 82% responded
Academic Rigor 
  63.00%
School Satisfaction 
  55.17%
Student Behavior 
  32.11%
Student Support 
  69.07%
School Leadership 
  73.00%
Instructional Clarity 
  63.20%
Instructional Development 
  68.47%
Post-School Support 
  81.13%
Family Responses - 18% responded
Education 
  81.63%
Teacher Support 
  79.50%
Safety 
  88.67%
School Community 
  83.33%
School Leadership 
  89.91%
Post-School Support 
  85.00%

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. %
  76.90%
Avg. CC Regents Score
  36
Avg. Non-CC Regents Score
  41
College Aptitude
CCPC Index
  20.00%
Avg. SAT Math Score
  355
Avg. SAT Read/Write Score
  375
Postsecondary
2-Year College 7.80%
4-Year College 13.90%
Other Postsecondary 2.00%
Unknown 76.30%

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 54.50%
Female 45.50%
English Language Learners:
  16.70%
Students with IEPs:
  37.80%
Economic Need Index:
  0.00%
Student Ethnicity:
Black 34.00%
Hispanic 64.10%
White 1.90%
Teacher Ethnicity:
Black 40.00%
White 30.00%
Other 30.00%
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