Bronx High School Of Science

75 W 205th St
Bronx, NY 10468
(School attendance zone shown in map)
Rating
10/
10
Top 1%
Bronx High School Of Science serves 2,985 students in grades 9-12.
Bronx High School Of Science placed in the top 1% of all schools in New York for overall test scores (math proficiency is top 1%, and reading proficiency is top 1%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The percentage of students achieving proficiency in math is ≥99% (which is higher than the New York state average of 55%) for the 2020-21 school year. The percentage of students achieving proficiency in reading/language arts is ≥99% (which is higher than the New York state average of 62%) for the 2020-21 school year.
The student:teacher ratio of 21:1 is higher than the New York state level of 11:1.
Minority enrollment is 78% of the student body (majority Asian), which is higher than the New York state average of 59% (majority Hispanic and Black).

Quick Stats (2023-24)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 2,985 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 78%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥99% (Top 1% in NY)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 1%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≥99% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≥99% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Top Rankings

Bronx High School Of Science ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New York for:

School Overview

Bronx High School Of Science's student population of 2,985 students has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
The teacher population of 142 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
(offers virtual instruction)
Total Students
2,985 students
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Total Classroom Teachers
142 teachers
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School Rankings

Bronx High School Of Science is ranked within the top 1% of all 4,093 schools in New York (based off of combined math and reading proficiency testing data) for the 2020-21 school year.
The diversity score of Bronx High School Of Science is 0.58, which is less than the diversity score at state average of 0.72. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five school years.
Definition of Terms 2021-2022 School Year Data
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State Level (NY)
Overall Testing Rank
#1 out of 4093 schools
(Top 1%)
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Math Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥99%
55%
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Reading/Language Arts Test Scores (% Proficient)
≥99%
62%
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Student : Teacher Ratio
21:1
11:1
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American Indian
1%
1%
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Asian
61%
10%
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Hispanic
8%
29%
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Black
4%
16%
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White
22%
41%
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Hawaiian
1%
n/a
Two or more races
3%
3%
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All Ethnic Groups
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Diversity Score
0.58
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Graduation Rate
≥99%
85%
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Participates in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP)
Yes
Eligible for Free Lunch
41%
51%
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Eligible for Reduced Lunch
8%
3%
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Source: 2021-2022 (latest school year available) National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Bronx High School Of Science's ranking?
Bronx High School Of Science is ranked #1 out of 4,093 schools, which ranks it among the top 1% of public schools in New York.
What percent of students have achieved state testing proficiency in math and reading?
≥99% of students have achieved math proficiency (compared to the 55% NY state average), while ≥99% of students have achieved reading proficiency (compared to the 62% NY state average).
What is the graduation rate of Bronx High School Of Science?
The graduation rate of Bronx High School Of Science is 99%, which is higher than the New York state average of 85%.
How many students attend Bronx High School Of Science?
2,985 students attend Bronx High School Of Science.
What is the racial composition of the student body?
61% of Bronx High School Of Science students are Asian, 22% of students are White, 8% of students are Hispanic, 4% of students are Black, 3% of students are Two or more races, 1% of students are American Indian, and 1% of students are Hawaiian.
What is the student:teacher ratio of Bronx High School Of Science?
Bronx High School Of Science has a student ration of 21:1, which is higher than the New York state average of 11:1.
What grades does Bronx High School Of Science offer ?
Bronx High School Of Science offers enrollment in grades 9-12 (offers virtual instruction).
What school district is Bronx High School Of Science part of?
Bronx High School Of Science is part of New York City Geographic District #10 School District.

School Reviews

5   3/19/2020
At Bronx Science my son learned to work hard. There were some good English and history teachers. The school's weakness was an emphasis on unproven modern writers of political merit as opposed to the great English literature which has stood the test of time me.
- Posted by Parent - J.T.

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Quick Stats (2023-24)

  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 2,985 students
  • Student:Teacher Ratio: 21:1
  • Minority Enrollment: 78%
  • Graduation Rate
    : ≥99% (Top 1%)
  • Overall Testing Rank
    : Top 1%
  • Math Proficiency
    : ≥99% (Top 1%)
  • Reading Proficiency
    : ≥99% (Top 1%)
  • Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), NY Dept. of Education

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