Bronx High School For Medical Science Overview

2014 Academic Indicators
National Rank
#1,850
College Readiness Index
20.5
Math Proficiency
3.1
English Proficiency
3.4
Student/Teacher Ratio
20:1
  • 06–12 Grades
  • 455 Students
  • 23 Teachers

Bronx High School For Medical Science
240 EAST 172ND ST
BRONX, NY 10457

Phone: (718) 410-4040

District: New York City Public Schools

Overview

Bronx High School For Medical Science is ranked 146th within New York. Students have the opportunity to take Advanced Placement® course work and exams. The AP® participation rate at Bronx High School For Medical Science is 45 percent. The student body makeup is 42 percent male and 58 percent female, and the total minority enrollment is 100 percent. Bronx High School For Medical Science is 1 of 405 high schools in the New York City Public Schools.

Rankings / Awards

This details how this school compares with others based on U.S. News ranking criteria.

Medal Awarded Silver
National Rank
#1850
State Rank
#146
Magnet Rank
#254

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Students / Teachers

These counts and percentages of students and teachers are from data reported by schools to the government.

Total Enrollment 455
Total Minority Enrollment (% of total) 100%
Total Economically Disadvantaged (% of total) 83%
Full-Time Teachers 23

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Test Scores

U.S. News calculates these values based on student performance on state exit exams and internationally available exams on college-level course work (AP®/IB exams).

Proficient in English 97%
Proficient in Math 98%
College Readiness Index 20.5

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School Data

School profile information is based on government data.

Grades Served 06 – 12
Setting Large City
Charter School No
Magnet School Yes
Receives Title I Funding Yes

District

This information relates to high schools run by this school's state operating agency. Many districts contain only one high school.

Total Schools 405
Total Students 304,334
Proficient in English (district average) 87%
Proficient in Math (district average) 83%
College Readiness (district average) 21.9

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