Explorations Academy H.S. (12X251)

1619 Boston Road, Bronx, NY 10460, Bronx
Phone: 718-893-6173
Email: Krodriguez10@schools.nyc.gov
Hours: 08:20am - 02:39pm
School Website: https://www.explorationsnyc.us/
NYCDOE Website: https://www.myschools.nyc/en/schools/high-school/44270
Quality Snapshot: https://tools.nycenet.edu/snapshot/2022/12X251/HS/
Subway: 2, 5 to 174th St
Bus: Bx11, Bx17, Bx19, Bx21, Bx35
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About

As a Computer Science and Technology CS4All school, computer courses will be a key part of your studies. Students will develop skills that are needed in high demand 21st century careers. In 9th grade students will take Pre-AP Exploring Computer Science (ECS) class. In 10th grade students will take TEALS Introduction to CS - Python and other languages. In 11th grade students will take AP-Computer Science Principles, Applications and Animation, and Game Design. In 12th grade students will take Java Capstone, Advanced Placement (AP) Computer Science and Graphic Design. Finally, AP students will be eligible for paid internships.

Other Features: 10th Grade Seats Available, College Trips, Extended Day, Internships Available, Orientation, Program(s) with 1 SWD Applicant Per Seat, Saturday Programs, Student Parent Orientation, 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 Computer Science A, AP Computer Science Principles, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP Spanish Language and Culture, AP United States History, Chemistry (Advanced Science), Physics (Advanced Science), World Languages (Advanced World Languages)
Languages Offered
Spanish
Boys PSAL Sports
Baseball, Basketball, Soccer
Girls PSAL Sports
Badminton, Softball, Volleyball
Programs
Expo Conservatory Theatre (E.C.T)(X08A)
Performing Arts

Our goal is to provide an enriched acting conservatory program through a sequence of highly varied performance and actor training classes and performance opportunities such as scene festivals, monologue slams, and our main stage play productions. Through our actor training classes, performance, theater partnerships and Broadway field trips, our students will be prepared for the rigors of professional work in in the dramatic arts industry including theater, film, television, and voiceover arenas, as well as in college/academia, careers, and beyond. Students will be trained and prepared to audition for prestigious B.F.A. acting programs.

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) Open to New York City residents
Computer Science and Technology(X08R)
Computer Science & Technology

Students in our four-year computer science major will develop the skills needed in high demand 21st century careers. Our computer science coursework is rooted in the Art, English, mathematics and Technology, and Business. As part of this program, students will be expected to complete internship hours and will graduate with a High School computer science endorsed diploma. Computer science is a top paying college degree and computer programming jobs are growing at twice the national average.

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
280
329
    Grade 12 Students
82
74
    Grade 11 Students
83
92
    Grade 10 Students
63
87
    Grade 9 Students
52
76
Graduation %
80
79
College %
40
35
Computer Science and Technology (X08R)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

39 / 93 (0.42)
14 / 24 (0.58)
Offers - Waitlist
Expo Conservatory Theatre (E.C.T) (X08A)
GE Applicants / Seats:
SWD Applicants / Seats:

0 / 0 (0.00)
0 / 0 (0.00)
Survey Summary & Data (2022-23)
Student Responses - 85% responded
Academic Rigor 
  77.57%
Academic Engagement 
  68.50%
Safety 
  77.67%
Bully Prevention 
  69.75%
Inclusivity 
  87.50%
Mental Support 
  79.90%
Environment 
  75.64%
Post-School Support 
  87.22%
Teacher Responses - 100% responded
Academic Rigor 
  81.33%
School Satisfaction 
  75.17%
Student Behavior 
  39.89%
Student Support 
  85.80%
School Leadership 
  89.33%
Instructional Clarity 
  80.40%
Instructional Development 
  78.41%
Post-School Support 
  91.50%
Family Responses - 82% responded
Education 
  98.38%
Teacher Support 
  95.33%
Safety 
  99.33%
School Community 
  89.89%
School Leadership 
  99.27%
Post-School Support 
  98.00%

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. %
  76.20%
Avg. CC Regents Score
  51
Avg. Non-CC Regents Score
  51
College Aptitude
CCPC Index
  32.90%
Avg. SAT Math Score
  413
Avg. SAT Read/Write Score
  423
Postsecondary
2-Year College 17.50%
4-Year College 27.60%
Other Postsecondary 1.30%
Unknown 53.60%

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 60.00%
Female 40.00%
English Language Learners:
  18.90%
Students with IEPs:
  31.40%
Economic Need Index:
  93.40%
Student Ethnicity:
Asian 0.70%
Black 27.90%
Hispanic 69.60%
White 1.40%
Other 0.40%
Teacher Ethnicity:
Black 18.50%
Hispanic 51.90%
White 29.60%
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