A+
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    A+
  2. Diversity
    A-
  3. Teachers
    A+
  4. College Prep
    A+
  5. Clubs & Activities
    A
  6. Health & Safety
    A+
  7. Administration
    A
  8. Sports
    B+
  9. Food
    B
  10. Resources & Facilities
    B
Address
75 W 205th St
Bronx, NY 10468
Telephone
(718) 817-7700

Bronx High School of Science Rankings

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Academics

Percent Proficient - Reading
99%
Percent Proficient - Math
99%
Average Graduation Rate
99%
Average SAT
1400
919 responses
Average ACT
32
317 responses
AP Enrollment
65%
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Culture & Safety

Health & Safety
A+
Based on chronic student absenteeism, suspensions/expulsions, and survey responses on the school environment from students and parents.
Poll
87%
of students agree that they feel safe at their school.69 responses
Poll
68%
of students agree that they like their school and feel happy there.69 responses
Poll
What are your favorite school events or traditions?
Based on 216 responses
Report
  • Spirit Week
    18%
  • Spork Wars
    17%
  • Halloween
    13%
  • Homecoming
    10%
  • Cultural Shows
    8%
  • Three v. Three Basketball Tournament
    8%
  • Halloween Costume Competitions
    7%

Students

Diversity
A-
Based on racial and economic diversity and survey responses on school culture and diversity from students and parents.
Students
3,019
Free or Reduced Lunch
47%
86%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are competitive.74 responses
65%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are creative and artsy.74 responses
64%
of students and parents agree that students at this school are athletic.74 responses

Teachers

Student-Teacher Ratio
21:1
National
16:1
Average Teacher Salary
Teachers in First/Second Year
13.2%
60%
of students and parents agree that the teachers give engaging lessons.112 responses
68%
of students and parents agree that the teachers genuinely care about the students.112 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that the teachers adequately lead and control the classroom.112 responses

Clubs & Activities

Clubs & Activities
A
Based on student and parent reviews of clubs and activities.
Girls Athletic Participation
Average
Boys Athletic Participation
Low
Expenses Per Student
National
$12,239
91%
of students and parents agree that there are plenty of clubs and organizations for students to get involved in.119 responses
51%
of students and parents agree that clubs and organizations get the funding they need.119 responses
83%
of students and parents agree that lots of students participate in clubs and organizations.119 responses
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Bronx Science has given me opportunities I never would have had if I went to another school. That being said, it is very easy to get crushed in the ridiculous amount of pressure the school puts you through. I would say that it was easy for me to get help from the guidance department though, and that the school does offer many services to students who are struggling.

Teachers generally teach for the tests, but once you get to higher level classes you can truly explore your passions and it becomes more about learning for the sake of learning (note: take Post-AP Chem if you can! It's a 10/10) It's honestly hard to fail a class because there are so many ways for you to improve. The teachers hold Small Group Instruction at least once a week (you don't even have to go to your teacher for help, if that's an issue. Ask other teachers as well) and NHS members tutor in the library. The only way I could imagine a student doing badly is if they chose not to be proactive about their learning.
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I absolutely love my school! The workload is demanding and engaging, and the extracurriculars are beyond compare. It's a challenge but the community and teachers help me at every turn! Everyone here has something about which they're passionate about, and you have so many opportunities to find your own passion. We are the only high school in NYC with our own campus, and it's really an added bonus. We have a very open and accepting community, and there are so many resources available to me. I've learned so much about time management and acquired skills that I will use in college and beyond.
Bronx Science is an amazing school! I love that there are so many courses offered here for students of all paths. The arts are a bit lacking as most courses here are geared towards the sciences. Most teachers are experts in their field- they earned their position in Bronx Science and know a lot about their subjects which make for a rich, info-packed class. The commute here is long, but it really depends on where you live. That being said, it can be a bit of an issue when you're involved in a lot of clubs and/or sports. Lastly, I think the school spirit is great. Most people are nice and it's very easy to make friends. I've never had an issue with bullying or racism, as this school is very diverse and relatively safe. Depending on the classes one takes, the homework given may be a bit staggering but it's important to know that time management is key. All in all, I feel that Bronx Science truly prepares you for college.