Bronx High School of Science in The Bronx, NY - Niche

Overall
Niche Grade
Details
  • Grades
    9-12
  • Students
    3,037
  • Type
    Public, Coed
  • Reviews
    648 3.7
  • Ranking

Bronx High School of Science is a public coed school in The Bronx, New York. It has 3,037 students in grades 9-12. According to state standards, 99% of students at this school are considered proficient in math and/or reading. There have been 648 reviews written and they have been mostly positive.

75 West 205th St
Bronx, NY 10468
(718) 817-7700

Ratings and Reviews
3.7 from 648 reviews
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    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Academics: academics at this school are great but the workload is sometimes overwhelming.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Student Culture & Diversity: Great diversity and everyone is accepting of everyone else
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Overall Experience: The school is great but I feel it is not really worth going the extra distance from home
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Teachers: The teachers at this school are very knowledgable in their field but some teachers do not teach what they know very well. On the contrary, there are some great teachers.
    • High School Senior
    • 4
    Extracurriculars: this school offers over a hundred clubs and many sports teams. these clubs all create close communities and a place for every sudent

Academics Read more about this school's academics

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Niche Grade Name Distance Total Students
2.33 DeWitt Clinton High School 0 mi. 2,723
3.00 Harry S. Truman High School 3 mi. 1,911
2.33 Herbert H. Lehman High School 4 mi. 2,079
4.00 Manhattan Center for Science & Mathematics 6 mi. 1,594
4.33 New Rochelle High School 6 mi. 3,427

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Student Demographics Read more about this school's student culture and diversity

Gender

Gender
Female 42%
Male 57%

Student Diversity

Bronx High School of Science United States New York DeWitt Clinton High School Harry S. Truman High School Herbert H. Lehman High School Manhattan Center for Science & Mathematics New Rochelle High School
Asian 62.0% 4.8% 9.1% 7.0% 2.0% 7.0% 19.0% 3.0%
White 23.0% 51.0% 47.8% 2.0% 1.0% 10.0% 2.0% 27.0%
Hispanic 6.0% 25.0% 24.3% 56.0% 42.0% 58.0% 57.0% 41.0%
Multiracial 4.0% 2.8% 1.5% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
African American 2.0% 15.0% 16.7% 32.0% 52.0% 23.0% 19.0% 26.0%
Native American 0% 1.1% 0.6% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Pacific Islander 0% 0.4% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%

Enrollment

Enrollment
Grade 9 24.9%
Grade 10 26.2%
Grade 11 24.3%
Grade 12 24.6%

Educational Outcomes Read more about this school's educational outcomes

Student Opinions

If you could do it all over again, would you still want to go to this school?     Based on 94 responses

  • 71% Yes
  • 21% Not sure.
  • 7% No

What are the best things about this school?     Based on 73 responses

  • 19% Student Body
  • 17% Prestige
  • 16% The extracurricular activities
  • 11% The teachers
  • 11% Freedom
  • 9% Guidance Counselors
  • 8% Campus
  • 6% Facilities
  • 2% Harris

What are the worst things about this school?     Based on 52 responses

  • 40% The stress related to the workload
  • 23% The competitiveness
  • 22% Located in a secluded area
  • 8% So many people are fake
  • 4% The administration
  • 2% Rest room hygiene

What one thing distinguishes this school from other schools?     Based on 75 responses

  • 31% The curriculum
  • 27% The student body
  • 20% The first three
  • 13% The student body and the academics
  • 5% Guidance Counselors
  • 4% Stringent administration

What one word or phrase best describes this school?     Based on 75 responses

  • 40% Intellectual
  • 17% Challenging
  • 16% Wolverines
  • 7% Takes time to get used to
  • 5% Crazy
  • 5% Hell
  • 5% Interesting!
  • 3% Dynamic
  • 1% Annoying

What is the most helpful tip for a student to know before coming to this school?     Based on 56 responses

  • 46% Learn how to have time management
  • 21% To know how to handle stress
  • 14% The first four
  • 9% Just do your work
  • 5% Don't get too stressed out!
  • 4% Know the layout of the school

What is your overall opinion of this school?     Based on 63 responses

  • 22% I love everything about this school.
  • 62% I like mostly everything about this school, but there are some things I wish were different.
  • 14% I like a few things about this school, but I'm disappointed in general.
  • 2% I hate everything about this school.