Bronx Health Sciences High School

750 Baychester Ave
Bronx, NY 10475
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rank
10/
10
Top 5%
Bronx Health Sciences High School serves 318 students in grades 9-12.
Bronx Health Sciences High School placed in the top 5% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 5%, and reading proficiency is top 5%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≥95% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≥95% (which is higher than the New York state average of 52%) for the 2017-18 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 19:1 is higher than the New York state level of 13:1.
Minority enrollment is 96% of the student body (majority Black), which is higher than the New York state average of 57% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Top Placements

Bronx Health Sciences High School places among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

Bronx Health Sciences High School's student population of 318 students has declined by 5% over five school years.
The teacher population of 17 teachers has declined by 5% over five school years.
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Total Students318 students
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Total Classroom Teachers17 teachers
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School Comparison

Bronx Health Sciences High School is ranked within the top 5% of all 4,239 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2017-18 school year.
The diversity score of Bronx Health Sciences High School is 0.65, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.71. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2017-2018 School Year DataThis SchoolState Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#117 out of 4239 schools
(Top 5%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥95%
52%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥95%
52%
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Student : Teacher Ratio19:113:1
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American Indian
2%
1%
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Asian
9%
9%
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Hispanic
33%
27%
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Black
49%
17%
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White
4%
43%
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Hawaiian
n/a
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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Diversity Score
0.650.71
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Graduation Rate
≥90%
82%
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Eligible for Free Lunch
69%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
3%
4%
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School Statewide TestingView Education Department Test Scores
School District NameNew York City Geographic District #11 School District
Source: 2017-2018 (latest school year available) NCES, NY Dept. of Education

Nearby Public Schools

The nearest high school to Bronx Health Sciences High School is Harry S Truman High School (0.0 miles away)
The nearest middle school and elementary school is Middle School 180 Dr Daniel Hale Williams (0.0 miles away)
Show me:
  • School (Math and Reading Proficiency) Location Miles Grades Students
  • Bronx Harry S Truman High School Math: 87% | Reading: 93%
    Rank
    9/
    10
    Top 20%
    Grades: 9-12 | 1,984 student
    0.0 miles
    750 Baychester Ave
    Bronx, NY 10475
    (718) 904-5400
    0 9-12 1,984
  • Bronx Middle School 180 Dr Daniel Hale Williams Math: 38% | Reading: 58%
    Rank
    5/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 967 students
    0.0 miles
    700 Baychester Ave
    Bronx, NY 10475
    (718) 904-5650
    0 6-8 967
  • Bronx I.S. 181 Pablo Casals Math: 32% | Reading: 51%
    Rank
    4/
    10
    Bottom 50%
    Grades: 6-8 | 882 students
    0.1 miles
    800 Baychester Ave
    Bronx, NY 10475
    (718) 904-5600
    0.1 6-8 882
  • Bronx P.S. 153 Helen Keller Math: 55% | Reading: 61%
    Rank
    6/
    10
    Top 50%
    Grades: PK-5 | 647 students
    0.1 miles
    650 Baychester Ave
    Bronx, NY 10475
    (718) 904-5550
    0.1 PK-5 647
  • Bronx P.S. 176 Special Education School
    Grades: PK-12 | 921 students
    0.1 miles
    850 Baychester Ave
    Bronx, NY 10475
    (718) 904-5750
    0.1 PK-12 921

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